Molly-Mae Brissett-Haigh

 

07875693752

@mollymae_design

mbrissetthaigh@gmail.com

• Strong interest in historical design with an eye for the contemporary

• Love and understanding of colour, trends and pattern

• Independent research undertakings and trips

• Collaborative practice

• Not scared to ask questions

• Excited to learn and be challenged

Skills

• Painting and drawing skills

• AVA CAD/CAM

• Photoshop, InDesign 

• Experience with trend research and presentations

• Strong verbal and written communication skills

• Capable of working successfully both independently and within a team

• Self-motivated, driven to learn and achieve

• Traditional printroom experience, dealing with screens, dyes and binders

• Multi-disciplinary practice

• Hand and machine sewing/embroidery

Molly-Mae enjoys researching and collaborating on textiles projects from fashion to interiors and art direction. With an interest in historical design and an eye for the contemporary, she combines styles, hands and techniques to create one off bespoke pieces and designs for large commercial runs. 

Contact mbrissetthaigh@gmail.com for sales info, full portfolio, collaborations and to view current collections 

Collections shown at New Designers, London, June 2019, Texselect Chelsea show July 2019 & Première Vision Paris, September 2019

Designs supplied to Kate Spade, BCBG Max Azria, LK Bennett, Oliver Bonas etc

Education and Qualifications

• Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh, 2016-19, Textile Design, BA (hons)

1st Class

• City College Brighton, 2014-15 Art & Design Foundation Diploma

• Varndean College, 2012-14 A-Levels, A*-A

Experience & Placements

 

Freelance work with Etoile Studio, London, July ‘19 - December ‘19 

 

Exhibited work:

Premier Vision, Paris, Sept ‘19

New Designers, London, June ‘19

 

Design commission from Epson Europe, July ‘19 - Oct ‘19: work to be used in shows and demonstrations

 

Intern at The Colorfield, London, August ‘18

• Trend research and analysing

• Womenswear print group created and sold within collection 

• General studio tasks including organising and delivering samples

 

Intern at Owens & Kim, London, May ‘18

• Creating trend groups and boards for the design team

• Miscellaneous errands and admin including sorting samples, emailing, filing, ordering equipment and dealing with deliveries

 

Intern at The Collection, London, June ’15- October ‘15

• Organising and completing embroidery spec sheets to send to India

• Designing a full group of embroidery designs to compliment head designer’s prints

• Carrying out small hand embroidery samples

• Working with both head designer and technician on prints from sketch to garment

Awards & Recognition

 

• Texselect (Texprint) 2019 Winner

• Epson Textile Visionary Award at New Designers

• AVA CAD/CAM One to Watch list and training prize

• Worshipful Company of Dyers Bursary Prize

• Society of Bonnetmakers and Dyers Prize Winner

• Friends of Edinburgh University Visual Arts Prize, Winner for Textiles

• School of Design Award, Winner for Textiles

© Molly-Mae Design 2020