10th Feb - 4th May 2008
'Something Old Something New'
The 7th Annual Alternative Wedding and Valentine Show

Laura Marsden.

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Laura Marsden
(Recycled Textiles Designer)

EDUCATION:
2005: Jan-Dec: MA Textile Design, Chelsea College of Art and Design
2000- 2003: BA (Hons) Textile Design- 2:1, Chelsea College of Art and Design
1998- 1999: Foundation Course in Art and Design- University of Hertfordshire
1991-1998: St Albans Girls' School, St Albans, Herts
A-Levels: French- A Art- C
English Lit.- B History-E

EXHIBITIONS:
2007 - Origin, Week 2- 9th - 14th October , Somerset House, London
2007 - October, 'Contains', Newcastle upon Tyne, with RE- DESIGN
2007 - October, 'Ever and Again' Exhibition, Millbank, London
2007 - November, Launch of new accessories collection, exclusive to The Shop Floor Project ( online boutique)
2007 - November, 'Climate Cool' Exhibition, touring China with RE-DESIGN
2007 - September,. London Design Festival, The Zetter Hotel, Stitch Showcase
2007 - August, Window Showcase, Craft Central, London
2007 - July, One Year On at New Designers, Business Design Centre, Islington, London 2007 - May, Made In Clerkenwell, CGA, London
2006/7- Effervescence, Sussex Barn Art Gallery, West Dean
2006- Springboard at Origin, Somerset House, London
2006- 2 week Window showcase, Clerkenwell Green Association, London
2007- Art Below Autumn campaign, poster displayed in Bank Tube Station
2005- MA Textile Design, Graduation Show, Chelsea College of Art and Design, Millbank, London
2005- MA textile Design Fashion Show, The Style Academy, London
2003- BA (Hons) Textile Design, Graduation Show, Chelsea College of Art and Design, Manresa Road, London
2003- New Designers Show, Business Design Centre, Islington, London
2001- Exhibited at Indigo Trade Fair, within Premiere Vision, Paris

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS:
2006- The Contemporary Collection, The Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, London
PRESS: Feb/March 2006 issue of 'Fashion Forecast' Magazine
October 2006, Tree Hugger web site
December 2006, Issue 31, Crafts Council, Makers News( downloadable
magazine)
January 2007, featured on www.finely-crafted.co.~ as part of Sustainable Craft Competition
April 2007, featured in 'Terra Cognita' , French Environmental Magazine
May 2007, Sunday Times Style Section
May 2007, Designers Block
September 2007, Indie Quarter Blog

Artists featured in 'Something Old, Something New' are: Natalie Jane Harris; Alexis Dove; Mirri Damer; Malcolm Morris; Zoe Newsome; Jacks Design; Beccy Gillatt; Angela Fung; Yoriko Mitsuhashi; Sarah Collins; Laura Marsden; Stephanie Moog; Min-Ji Cho; Victoria Kershaw; Hidemi Asano; Mikala Djorup; Tanja Ufer; James Newman; Ruth Tomlinson; Tina Engell; Catherine Mannheim; Sarah Lawrence; Diana Porter.