Alessia Giardino

About

Alessia Giardino is a textile and surface designer. Her understanding for the contemporary social aspects of design, always approached with an experimental and innovative mindset, constantly pushes her to challenge boundaries of established design cliche'.

Graduated from Central Saint Martins (London), with an MA in Design for Textile Future, she especially foregrounds innovation and materials, highlighting their sensorial and aesthetic features. Her recent project has been selected and is permanently showcased in the Inspiration Centre of Materia. Travelling from Netherlands to Canada, it has been furthermore exhibited within Nissan Design Europe and Salone del Mobile in Milan.

She is the co-founder of Thread Count Lab, a resource, laboratory, studio and artistís workshop for the material minded.

Co Founder at Thread Count Lab. Guest lecturer Chang Gung University. Tao-Yuan Taiwan October (2010)

Education

2007-2009 MA Design for Textile Future Central Saint Martins, School of Art and design. London

2004-2007 BA (Hons) degree in Textile Design Fashion Department at College of Architecture, University of Study of Florence.

Alessia Giardino