Malene Kristiansen (Dk)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2009- 2008     Digital print & production in collaboration with the company Karmameju http://www.karmameju.com
2009- 2008     Print & production of digital print in collaboration with Hanne Bloch (Missoni, Italy). http://www.hanne-bloch.com     
2008-2001:     Freelance designer at PrintLab, København.

2006-2001:     mm, trendbureau in collaboration with Danish textile designer Marie-Louise Rosholm, fashion designer John Puddephatt ( England) and fashion designer  Andrea Trapani ( Italy)  Trendbooks about materials publish 2 times every year. Advising and in-house lecture to companies, mainly in South of Europe. Projects for companies:  Roberto Fantoccoli Tessuti, Comitato Moda, Gruppo Uomo, Italy, Marks & Spencer, WGNS, England and Danish Textile Union.

2008-1994:     ETC.........Designstudio in Copenhagen. Company started as a interior company. For the last 10 years specializing in embroidery and print on fabrics for fashion Companies and Mills all over the world. For amongst others: Calvin Klein, Tucca, Theory, Limited, Gap, Banana Republic, Michael Kors, Victoria Secret, United Colors of Benetton, Romeo Gigli, Bassetti, Missoni, Cavelli, Christian Lacroix, Marks & Spencer, Monsoon, Karen Millen, Levis, Red & Dead, Liberty, Gera, Hérosé, KBC, H & M, Marc O´Polo, Fillipa K, Almia, Åhlens, Bruns Bazar, Noa Noa, Lysgaard, Munthe plus Simonsen, IC Company, Bestsellers, Gratia, Saga Furs, Message, Imitz, Dranella, Esprit, etc.

2003-1998:     Freelance designer for the English design agency Kenley & Jennings, now Mint, London. Agency specialize in embroiled  swatches for fashion.
1998:             Colours and dyes for Italian trend book "Stardust".
1998-1997:     Freelance designer at The Style Council, New York, U.S.A.
1994-1992:     Free Lance Designer for  Artemisia Designi, Como, Italy.
1991               Designer at MLR i Milano, Italy

TEACHING:
2009             Lectures on Scandinavian Textile Design and Design methods. USA round trip. Lectures at: Parson University, New York, Pratt University, New York, University of Philadelphia, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Maryland University, Baltimore.            
2009             Digital print / mixed media, Zijdelings Tilburg Holland.
2009-2008     Research projects: Materials and method - Reconnoiters of new aesthete and artistic effects in digital print on textiles.
2009-2002:    Part time teacher at Danmarks Designskole, Copenhagen Denmark. Key areas: Textile Surfaces, Digital Print on textiles, analogous print method, mixed media, after care on Textiles.       
2009-2001:    Part time teacher at Designskolen Kolding. Department for textile and fashion. Key areas: Accessories, Mixed media and aftercare of textiles.  Responsible  for digital print on textiles.
2009- 2004    Head of " Scandinavia Textiles" - One semester for American students in Scandinavia textiles in Copenhagen, Denmark. Stockholm, Sweden and Helsinki, Finland.  http://www.dis.dk/    
2007:            Patterns, colours and trends for fashion, Master Class, Bergen, Norway.
2003:            Master Class in collaboration with Professor Basil Kardasis, Royal College of Art, London.

EDUCATION:
1992-1987:    Educated from Danmarks Designskole, Copenhagen, Institute for Industrial Design, specialize in printed textiles.
1990-1989:    Study at Central St. Martins School of Art & Design, Fashion Dept. London.
1992-1990:    Tilskærer Akademiet, Copenhagen.
1991:            Saga Furs International, Vedbæk. Print on furs.

FUTHER EDUCATION:
2003:            Master class, Saga Furs International, Vedbæk, embroidery on furs.
1998:            Stitched fabrics collage, Chelsea College, London.
1998:            Mosaic Techniques, Chelsea College, London.

EXHIBITIONS:
2009              New Nordic Reinvented, Trapholt, Kolding Denmark. http://www.trapholt.dk/
2007             "Tid til" Round Tower, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

 

 

 

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