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ERICA WAKERLY has been named as 'Young Designer 2007' at the Homes and Gardens Classic Design Awards. The award was presented at the Victoria & Albert museum, London, for wallpaper Collection 01.
Below: Close-up of houses wallpaper
ERICA WAKERLY's printed blinds and Japanese screens have been launched in collaboration with Eclectics at the Design Interiors show in Birmingham, including 'SPIRAL' and two new designs, 'HOOP' and 'BANGLE'. For more information please contact Eclectics t.01843 608789.
ERICA graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2005 (MA Printed Textiles), specialising in surface design for interiors. Her designs are aesthetically innovative, exploring unconventional motifs and ideas of contrast through a combination of the hand drawn and graphic line. Her background in illustration and graphic design has provided her with a unique outlook on print design, with a degree in illustration from the University of Brighton. During her time at the RCA she was awarded 1st prize in the Graham & Brown Wallpaper Design competition, and joint 1st prize for the Dorma Textile Design award.
Below: close-up of her homes fabric
Alongside designing print for wallpaper and textiles, ERICA also works on a variety of freelance design projects and commissions.
ERICA WAKERLY Collection 01 was launched in 2006, at ICFF, New York and at 100% Design in London, for which she was awarded the 100% Design Bursary, and shortlisted for the 100% Blueprint best newcomer award.
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