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About Lauren Beth Collins

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I'm a newbie grad from Cardiff. After 3 colourful years jam-packed full of designing, drawing and crafting I now have a 2.1 in Surface Pattern & Textile Design. I have exhibited at New Designers '15, CSAD Summer show and National Museum of Wales.

My last project with uni was a particularly colourful one, titled: Mtundu wa namachero bakuwala (Colour tomorrow beautiful). This project was heavily inspired by a recent trip to the shores of Lake Malawi. Many of my designs were taken from a journal I kept whilst I was out there, I also kept a visual diary of photographs. I used a collaboration of these alongside WGSN and produced a...

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Ideas need to be translated into visuals which help turn an idea into a product. Visualising a concept means you’ll need some or all of these: sketches, illustrations, technical drawings, mood boards, line sheets …etc
Raw materials is everything and anything used to make your product. These can include fabric, leather, trims, hardware and others. Usually these are either sourced by the designer or by the factory, depending on the process stage.
Samples are prototypes made to model design ideas and made in order to finalize the pattern for production. Sampling should take place during the first phase of design (R&D) because you can’t get to selling (second phase) if you don’t have production (third phase). There are a few types of samples usually made, the main ones being prototype/toile, 1st sample, sealed/final sample, salesman sample, pre-production sample.
In sewing and fashion design, a pattern is the template from which the parts of a garment are traced onto the chosen make material before being cut out and assembled. Patterns are usually made of paper to begin with or digitally, and are sometimes made of sturdier materials like paperboard or cardboard if they need to be more robust to withstand repeated use.
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