Anna Glover | EcoSilTex

The Company

Anna Glover is a multi award-winning design studio specialising in bespoke wallpaper for the global luxury interiors market.

R&D Focus

We are working with the Textile Futures Research Community at Central Saint Martins (UAL) to explore new material and embellishment process development within the luxury interiors sector, using sustainable alternatives to the industry’s polyester standard and digital print technology to achieve high quality and larger volumes.

The project launched in March 2020.

The Partners
  • University of the Arts London (UAL)
  • Central Saint Martins (CSM)
  • Textiles Futures Research Community

Team

Rosa Romeo

R&D Project Lead

UAL

A graduate of London College of Communication, Rosa has over eight years of experience working in textile print and processing, manufacturing, logistics and creative project management. Rosa is well versed in the intricacies of supply chain. Her passion for craft and process have led her to focus her work on sustainability and she engages in crucial discussions on the political nature of textile manufacturing. Her current research role as Project Lead for Anna Glover | EcoSilTex affords an opportunity to make vital progress in shifting the textile industry towards a more sustainable future. Rosa is skilled in print consultancy, forecasting, branding, identity, logistics, inventory analysis and operations.

Core skills and competencies include:

  • Textile print & processing
  • Research & Innovation for start-ups
  • Creative project management
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Anna Glover

R&D Company Lead

Anna Glover Ltd

Anna Glover is a London based designer whose work celebrates art, storytelling, craftsmanship and innovation. She set up her design studio in 2014, specialising in bespoke wallcoverings and surface design. Today the studio works closely with top interior designers and architects on projects worldwide. Since launching, Anna has received; a British Elle Decoration, a House Beautiful and an English Home new year’s honours award. In 2018 she launched both a global collaboration with H&M and the Silk Route Collection, a series of ready to order textile wallcoverings.

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Joanna Pierce

R&D Academic Mentor

UAL

Jo Pierce is a Senior Lecturer and Print Pathway Leader at Central Saint Martins and a member of The Textile Futures Research Community. Jo’s research in textile and material-based print and surface designs incorporates thinking through material cultures, sustainable design practice, craft and digital making and community-based contexts. Individual practice includes the language of pattern and material in relation to homes and interiors.

Jo is currently working on Colour Matter; a studio engaging in emerging trends and innovation with colour and materials and a particular interest in exploring perceptions of natural colour and low impact print approaches. Studio Houndstooth; a collaborative studio creating socially innovated projects that use methods of textile making to bring together industry and the local community.

Key Competencies:

  • Textile Print Design and Material Research including emerging trends and innovation in materials
  • Academic and Curriculum Development and leadership
  • Thought Leader in Sustainable Design Textile Practice
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