FIBER&HEART® STUDIO

FIBER&HEART® STUDIO WAS FOUNDED IN BERLIN 2015 BY SIMONE MEENTZEN.  IT STANDS FOR SUSTAINABILITY & ARTISTIC HANDMADE TEXTILE DESIGN. INVESTIGATING INNOVATIVE WAYS OF PRESERVING TEXTILE HERITAGE, COMMUNITY AND NETWORKING, FIBER&HEART® STUDIO EXPLORES TRADITIONAL, ALTERNATIVE & ARTISTIC CRAFT CONCEPTS FOR CONTEMPORARY LIFESTYLE BRANDS AND FUTURE GENERATIONS.

SIMONE MEENTZEN WORKS FOR INTERNATIONAL CLIENTS IN SURFACE DESIGN, FASHION, HOME TEXTILES AND ART. SHE IS A SENIOR TEXTILE DESIGNER EXPERIENCED IN DEVELOPING COMMERCIAL TEXTILE DESIGNS FOR LONDON BASED DESIGN STUDIOS, INTERPRETING AND DEVELOPING KEY TRENDS FOR DIRECTIONAL TEXTILE COLOUR, FABRIC AND MOOD. SHE  COMMANDS STRONG GRAPHIC PRINT, EMBROIDERY AND DESIGN ABILITIES TOGETHER WITH SOLID SKILLS IN ARTISTIC HANDMADE INTERPRETATION. TEACHING SINCE 2008, SHE LECTURED ON FASHION, TEXTILES AND TRENDANALYSIS AT AMD MODE & DESIGN BERLIN AND HTW BERLIN, AND DEVELOPED BI-LINGUAL TEXTILE AND DIY CRAFT WORKSHOPS.

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FIBER&HEART LABEL IS INSPIRED BY NATIVE AND FOLK TEXTILES, FOLK ART AND EUROPEAN MYTHOLOGY, NATURAL MATERIALS. IN CONTRAST TO FAST FASHION, HANDMADE TEXTILES ARE COLLECTORS ITEMS, ALL-SEASONAL AND SLOW MADE IN GERMANY. TRADITIONAL TEXTILE TECHNIQUES EVOKE SENSUAL RESONANCES AND CREATE A BRIDGE BETWEEN HANDMADE HERITAGE AND FUTURE HEIRLOOMS.

DESIGN CONCEPT REALISATION FIBER&HEART® STUDIO

PROJECT: BLUE DREAM COLLECTION, 2016 - 2018

COLLECTORS EDITION, TEXTILES AND ACCESSOIRES FIBER&HEART® LABEL

TRADITIONAL TEXTILE TECHNIQUES, NATURAL INDIGO HAND-DYED AND VINTAGE FABRICS, UP-CYCLED DENIM, VARIOUS NATURAL FABRICS

EXHIBITED:  TEXTILE ART BERLIN 2016

DESERT AND DENIM USA 2017, 2018 FEATURED ON WGSN.COM IN 2017

PHOTOGRAPHY BY PASCAL ROHÉ

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FIBER&HEART® COLLABORATIONS

HEIMTEXTIL TRENDFORUM FRANKFURT A.M. // TEXTILE ART BERLIN  // SPIRITWEAVERS USA // DESERT AND DENIM USA // H+H COLOGNE // KERIM SEILER // THE GREEN MARKET BERLIN // AGAPE ZOE FESTIVAL BERLIN // BETAHAUS BERLIN // AKO BERLIN // LOOPS BERLIN // CACAO MAMA EARTH SCHOOL // THE WOMEN SCHOOL BY JAGUAR STAR // KNIT KNIT BERLIN // CHAKAWORLD // WILDHEARTFREESOUL BERLIN // MAKERIST // SUSANNE FISCHER-RIZZI // KARL-MAY FEST RADEBEUL // BLAUDRUCKEREI FOLPRECHT // NOVEMBER BOUTIQUE