Simone Meentzen is an artist, senior designer and textile tutor currently based in Berlin Germany. She has many years worth of design experience for London-based textile studios, international designers and artists. Her specialities are creating handmade textile surfaces and teaching handmade textile skills. Textile designs by Simone Meentzen were exhibited at Premiere Vision, Indigo, Pitti Filati, Comocrea, Heimtextil Trendforum and other international textile fairs from 2000-2014. Most recently she exhibited her textile artworks at Textile Art Berlin in 2016. She is the artist of FIBER&HEART®, her collection of handmade textile goods, artwork and accessories is available from August 2016.
I work with companies and individuals who value creative handmade skills, sustainability and a mindful interaction with natural and human resources.
Used to international teams and clients, I am flexible to travel. Taking commissions on a first come basis, handmade projects usually take a minimum of several days,
larger artwork commissions take a minimum of several weeks. My services include:
artistic collaboration, brand development
original artwork: handmade textiles, drawing, collage
design development, prototyping
consulting and workshops
Please send an email to email@example.com to share your commission ideas with me.
Rates upon request.
2010 - 2016 HTW Berlin, MA Modedesign/BK, guest lecturer MA fashion/ clothing technology trendanalysis
2010 - 2013 Designschule Schwerin, Leipzig, guest lecturer trendanalysis
2009 UDESC, Universidade Do Estado Santa Catarina, Florianopolis Brasil, conference speaker
2008 - 2010 AMD, Akademie Mode & Design Berlin, Dean of fashion, lecturer BA fashion design
BA Fashion Print Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design London, UK 1994-98
Foundation studies Art & Design London College of Fashion, UK 1993-94
Scholarship Summeracademy Salzburg class Prof. Sandro Chia, AUT 1990
Foundation studies painting & graphics HfbK Dresden, GDR 1986-88
Languages: German, English, Conversational Italian