Hello!
I am a textile designer based in the North of Portugal . I currently work at the forefront of a creative team, creating designs for the commercial fashion and interior sectors and leading the seasonal collections for display in international trade fairs Premiere Vision and Modtissimo and working with various international brands such as Inditex.  Day to day im usually drawing and painting for printed textiles, making pattern repeats, and creating digital illustration.

Contact:   karinaduncan.print@gmail.com
Experience
2018 - Printed textile designer at Tabel Group, Guimarães
2017 - Sales assistant at Fossil, Glasgow
2016 - Internship at Studio AH-HA, Lisbon
A two month internship at a multi-disciplinary design studio based in the heart of Lisbon. I worked towards creative briefs on tight deadlines for clients in the form of surface patterns and textures intended for application on branding. 
2015 - Tigerprint Internship
A two week work placement working on creative briefs for cards, gift wrap and other gifting accessories.
2014 - Shapes of Things Ltd
Carried out design and production tasks during the early stages of the Glasgow based childrenswear company.     

Awards
- The Dr. Oliver Medal, awarded to the highest overall grade of the Bachelor of Arts in Design for Textiles.
-The Incorporation of Bonnetmakers and Dyers of Glasgow Prize for the best final year project.
-Commendation from The Bradford Textile Society for a fashion fabric for a specific fashion collection.
- Tigerprint Award for a collection of surface pattern designs intended for gift wraps and bags.

Education
Graduated 1st Class BA (Hons) Design for Textiles, Heriot Watt University

Features
Featured in WGSN's 'New Designers 2016 - Top Textiles' for print and graphics​​​​​​​
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