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-JP ロンドンとベルリンを拠点に創作活動を展開するテキスタイルデザインユニット「alt /オルト」。ひとつひとつデザイナーの手で丁寧に創作される作品は マテリアル(毛糸・生地)の面白さを活かした表現を要とし、GraphicとFashion それぞれ全く違ったデザイン分野からのアプローチにより個々が持つ想像・表現力を様々なテキスタイルへと落とし込む。この異端な立場を個性とし、第二の自己【alter ago】/ 新しくそれに変わるもの【alternative】を表現する場として 型にはまらないスタイルで活動している。 DESIGNER BASED IN LONDON, UK Art Director / Graphic Designer / Illustratorを経た後 2015年に渡英。Central Saint Martins - UALにてTextile Fashion Designを専攻。刺繍糸を使った作品や 抽象画のアートペインティングを用いたファッションテキスタイル画を得意とし、Fabric Printingからファッションデザインまで自由に創作している。 DESIGNER BASED IN BERLIN, GERMANY Graphic Designer / Typography / Illustrator 2009年London college of Communication、UAL卒業。グラフィックデザイン科にてタイポグラフィを専攻。シルクスクリーンプリントやラバープリントなどアナログ手法を用いたグラフィカルなパターン制作を得意とし、新たな表現方法として織物と染色作品を探求している。 -EN ‘alt’ is a textile design unit based in London and Berlin. All products with original textile are handmade by designers themselves and utilising the character of material (yarn, fabric etc) is their centre of creation. They try and fulfill their imagination and representation into textile as the outcome by different approaches such as Fashion and Graphic design. They sublimate this heretical position as originality, and work with their unconventional style under the brand concept ‘alter ego/alternative’ (which are also originated with the brand name). A DESIGNER BASED IN LONDON, UK Art Director / Graphic Designer / Illustrator After her successful career in the design industry in Japan, she set up her base in London since 2015 and studied Textile and Fashion design in Central Saint Martin, UAL. She works with variety methods from using embroidery flosses to abstract painting, and represents her creation in fabric printing and fashion design. A DESIGNER BASED IN BERLIN, GERMANY Graphic Designer / Typography / Illustrator She graduated BA (hons) GMD course, London College of Communication, UAL in 2009. Her major in University was Typography and gained artistic skills such as silkscreen printing and rubber print. By using these analogue technics, she creates graphical pattern design, and also currently studies weaving and dyeing for her new style of creation.