BA (Hons) Textiles and Surface Design

University of Bolton 

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Hannah Calvert
Radical Classical 'Damnatio Ad Bestias'
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Beccie Hatton
Layered Ground 'Archaeopteryx'
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Vahekeny Rodrigues
Geo Nature - Transport Fabric
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Laura May Pyott
Urban Geo - Stitched Sample
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Leah Hanlon
Songbird Reverie - 'American Convo'
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Sarah Thorley
'The Grange' - Eco Stories Award Winner

On this page you will find examples of the range of work our graduates create for their final year degree shows, and links to our Alumni who are working in industry via their Instagram pages. 

Our graduating students create fabulous designs for textiles and surfaces for furnishings, wallpapers, hotel interiors, fashion, tableware, giftware, and diverse areas such as transport fabrics/surfaces. 

They also showcase their work via the Global Degree Show through Arts Thread, and enter Awards at New Designers, Idott Wallpaper Awards and Green Grads, and go on to work for companies in industry or through freelancing / self-employment. 

Please do contact our Alumni graduates for information relating to sales, commissions, projects and employment opportunities. 

Viewing Portfolios 

You are able to view portfolios of graduating student work by clicking on images. Here you will find links to individual student instagram pages, and the Arts Thread Portfolios. 

For further information please don't hesitate to contact us via the contact page. 


Where our graduates are working... 

We have graduates that have gone on to work for major wallpaper, fabric and fashion studios, or have worked on major commissions,  including Habitat, Sainsbury's Home, Sandersons, Edmund Bell Ltd., Edinburgh Weavers Ltd., Arthouse, Artwork, Graham and Brown, Woodchip and Magnolia, Alexander McQueen, Surface Print Ltd., Sketch23 Design Studio, UK Greetings, Hallmark Cards to name a few, and have set up their own independent businesses. A few examples of graduates can be found here.... 


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