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World of Colour – SDC London Region

Date: February 3, 2015 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Location: LCF, John Princes Street, W1G 0BJ

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  • Join us for this popular annual event and take advantage of the brilliant networking opportunities. Get to know your local contacts in the textile coloration industry.  It’s free to attend, all you have to do is register your attendance by email to Sue Williams:

    Speakers include:

    Chairman, Paul McNicoll, Dean, London College of Fashion

    ‘Colour Perception’ – Richard Ashworth, Manager, SDC Colour Experience

    ‘Colour by numbers’ – Raf Mulla, Colour Solutions Architect, X Rite/Pantone

    ‘Colour Trends in Print’ – Josie Owusu-Amankrah, Textile Designer, Ceceliafrank

    ‘Forecasting – Innovation & Inspiration’ – Jane Kellock, founder & creative director, USP

    ‘From Concept to Product’ – Kathy Lewiston, Freelance Designer

    A warm welcome awaits you!

  • Richard Ashworth graduated from Bradford College in 1992 with a BEd (HONS), education.  For nine years he taught science, technology and maths across keys stage 2 & 3.  He has worked at the SDC since 2001, initially as a freelance education consultant and for the last six years as the Colour Experience Manager.

    Josie Owusu-Amankrah is a graduate of UCA and has recently started her own company, Ceceliafrank

    Raf Mulla graduated from Manchester Metropolitan University in 1995 with a First Class Hons, BSc Print and Photographic Technology. He has worked for X-rite/Pantone for the last twelve years and is currently Colour Solutions Architect.

    Jane Kellock is the founder and creative director of Unique Style Platform. She started her career as a womenswear designer, working for UK high street retailers (most notably Topshop) and has a broad knowledge of bricks-and-mortar retail, range-building and the importance of understanding the consumer. After a spell as Head of Design for a Canadian retailer, her love of forecasting and a desire to innovate and inspire, led her to senior roles at WGSN and Stylus. Jane has gained an international reputation as a colour and trends expert working with global designers, brands and retailers, to provide them with inspirational seasonal analysis and thought-provoking future trends. A regular speaker at trends events and trustee of FAD (a charity to bridge the gap between education and the fashion industry), Jane is a creative thinker with the ability to translate big ideas into commercial solutions. Jane also co-writes fashion and lifestyle blog, The Women’s Room and is passionate about championing style at any age.

    Kathy Lewiston has worked extensively as a fashion designer for major brands and retailers and she now lectures in fashion design and fashion illustration.


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