The Origin Of Design

The Origin Of Design

Giving the freshest design talent a platform to launch their career

Featured Designer

Amy Gair

Design Background: I recently graduated from Heriot Watt University’s School of Textiles and Design where I specialised in woven textiles. I have always had an interest in being creative but it wasn’t until I left school and undertook a general Art course that I discovered my interest in textile design. From there, I studied a… Read more

Featured Designer

Danielle Vaughan

The Origin Of Design is please to introduce Danielle Vaughan, a graduate of Cardiff Metropolitan University with a degree in Textile Design. It was during Danielle’s three years at CMU that she developed a love for the process of silk-screen printing, and this is where she developed the skills required to create surface pattern designs… Read more

Mel Smith

I am passionate about pattern design and the focus of my brand is to produce beautiful products, with eye-catching and individual patterns. My designs are inspired by the world around me (colour combinations that stimulate me, shapes and lines that excite me). My designs have a modern retro/vintage vibe, with a playful twist. My background… Read more

Adriana Tavares

Adriana Tavares Rugs focuses on bringing concept to creation. Design Background: I create bespoke hand tufted rugs and furnishings that embrace shape, colour and innovation. I hand tuft rugs to create innovative, contemporary and refreshing surfaces. My core passion lies within the interactions between craft and education. I pursue this by running workshops, collaborating and… Read more

At ‘The Origin Of Design’ we have one main objective; to find, work with and promote Britain’s newest design talent.

We work with talented designers at the start of their career in a partnership that helps them bring their concepts to life as part of a commercial range. We look to support and guide these bright new talents and assist them in launching a successful career in the industry.

Kirsty Tippett – Managing Director