Q&A Print Designer Kiran Lee

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What is your practice? Materials? Processes?

I am a freelance designer maker, specialising in textiles designed to merge interior and exterior landscapes, conjure atmosphere and evoke natural cycles. I utilise print and dye processes to create patterns from my drawing of plants and landscapes.

What 5 words best describe your work?

Drawings animated through cloth and colour.

Do you have any design heroes?

Sarah Waterhouse

Where is your studio?

Hot Bed Press Salford

Describe in 10 words a typical day in your studio

Arranging drawings into patterns, mixing colours, screen printing designs, biscuits.


Are you working on anything unusual at the moment? Commissions? New work?

I am doing some surface designs for a new fashion label started by an ex student, Opolis fiftythree:2

What will you be selling at the Christmas Bazaar?

Hand screen printed case bound books, patterns inspired by Hops and Vines – medicinal plants.

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Tell us something we don’t know

Dried hop flowers make a good scent sachet under your pillow to help you sleep




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