Emily Robson

Quirky, jacketing brand Swell is inspired by the coast, highlighting the beauty that is coming under attack from synthetic materials. Robson combines traditional Shetland wool with new and alternative fibres, such as yarn spun from seaweed, demonstrating the potential for more conscious design and self-aware manufacturing, in the textiles industry.

Recipient of the Worshipful Company of Weaver’s Bursary, 2018

Runner-up in Wooltex Live Brief, 2016

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