Friday, June 13, 2008

Summer Design Workshop.

Countdown to the summer design workshop has started and its all getting very exciting ! Starting June 23rd students from as far a field as Ukraine and as close as Horsham will be coming to Knit-1, getting to grips with knit machines and producing original and technically challenging fabrics.
The students are coming from a variety of backgrounds including; a knit designer from Urban Outfitters New York, a Central St Martins BA student and a Swiss Ukrainian marketing consultant/knit designer and will return to their courses / careers with a wealth of new knowledge and skills.
Simultaneously we will be exploring all that Brighton has to offer in The Royal Pavilion, museums, vintage/antique shops ( there are many) and boutiques, whilst also making the short journey to London to The V&A and the Southbank Centre - where there is a Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef !!

All this and visiting tutors..... I told you its exciting !


Monday, June 9, 2008

Knit-1 Design Workshop

Knit-1 is pleased to present “Design Workshop”, a knitwear design course set in Brighton, UK, covering the principal techniques and their application in contemporary knit design for fashion.

The Knit-1 Design Workshop provides intensive high quality machine knitting and design training, along with visits from guest speakers, inspiration and fashion study trips. Students have the opportunity to view the diverse sample collections and experience the creative environment at Knit-1. Students will also participate in weekly reviews of their work with feedback given by the directors of the company. The course duration is 30 hours per week over 12, 8, or 4 week sessions.

The last four weeks of the course is taught in collaboration with a noted fashion retailer. Students design within a project brief provided by the retailer, and will have the opportunity to present and sell the work that they produce within the course. The January 2008 session was sponsored and successfully received by UK retailer, Top Shop.

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About Knit-1

Formed in 1992 by Richard Dykes and Sue Enticknap, Knit-1 is well established as one of the top fashion textile design companies selling to the industry at all levels of the market and offering design workshops.

The directors of Knit-1 and its highly skilled team of designers and technicians are dedicated to supplying customers with ever changing, beautiful and original fashion textiles incorporating the best quality of design, make and finish.