A GRAPHIC DESIGNER WITH AN EXPERIMENTAL CREATIVE VISION, COMMERCIAL AWARENESS AND A BACKGROUND IN FASHION AND TEXTILES DESIGN.
ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR — PHOTOSHOP — INDESIGN — DIGITAL PUBLISHING — CORELDRAW — BRANDING — LOGO DESIGN — TYPOGRAPHY — PACKAGING DESIGN — MONO PRINTING — DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION — FASHION ILLUSTRATION — PATTERN CUTTING — FLUENT IN ITALIAN AND ENGLISH.
2014 — Graduated in Graphic Design at Shillington College, London.
2001 — BA Fashion Design with Womanswear at Central S.Martins College of Art and Design, London.
1996 to 1998 — National Diploma in Art and Design at Chelsea College of Art and Design, London.
Additional creative and business training includes:
2013 — Screen printing course at Putney School of Art, London.
2013 — Surface Design for Fashion and Textiles course at Central S.Martins College of Art and Design, London.
2002 — Design Business course at Portobello Business Centre, London. Focus on self marketing techniques, building a product range, people management, market research, business planning and customer care and loyalty.
2002 — C-Design Fashion and Apparel Graphic Suite software training, Paris.
2003 to Present — Associate Lecturer, CAD Fashion Illustration short courses with Adobe Illustrator, Central S.Martins College of Art and Design, London.
2001 to 2004 — Freelance Graphic Design fashion illustration, London
2005 to Present — Founded STILELIBERO Ltd and created the world's first ever Cork Yoga Mat. Stilelibero's range of natural Cork Yoga Mats have featured in many yoga and health magazines and national newspapers, including the GUARDIAN and VOGUE. www.thecorkyogamat.com
1994 to 1997 — Hermès Boutique, account manager and promoter, Selfridges and Harrods, London.
2005 — Created a brand new product, the original Cork Yoga Mat, and founded Stilelibero Ltd.
2004 — Fashion design illustrations and graphics for the book cover of 'Creative Fashion Design with Illustrator' by Kevin Tallon, London.
2002 — Fashion illustrations for the book 'Fashion Design' book by Sue Jenkyn Jones, London.
2001 — Winner of COLIN BARNES Drawing Prize, London.
2001 — Exhibited and sold fashion illustrations at Hoxton Gallery, London.
Nature, visual and performing arts, reading, philosophy, people, adventure, photography and technology.
YOGA: qualified yoga teacher, with over 10 years practice, trained in Astanga Yoga at the Astanga Yoga Research Institute and at The Sivananda Ashram in South India. Taught yoga at Virgin Active, Cannons and David Lloyd, as well as privately.
Passionate about ART, fashion and textiles, interior design, branding, typography, logo design, packaging and anything creative.
A special interest in mono printing and digital illustration.
Travelled extensively world-wide, including USA, Japan, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe.