About

 

Simone Meentzen is an artist, senior designer and textile tutor based in 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 skills. Her design work was exhibited at Premiere Vision, Indigo, Pitti Filati, Comocrea, Heimtextil Trendforum, and other international textile fairs from 2000-2014. Most recently she exhibited her textiles at Textile Art Berlin in 2016. Her collection FIBER&HEART® is available from August 2016.

MY MISSION

I work with companies and individuals who value creative handmade skills, sustainability and a mindful interaction with natural and human resources.

 


FREELANCE SERVICE

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 handmade artwork

textile design development, prototyping

consulting and workshops

 

Please send an email to info@simonemeentzen-textil.de to share your commission ideas with me.

Rates upon request.


 

 

Academic career:

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

 

Education:

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