Alice Purling has been influenced by colour, pattern and nature throughout her time at Loughborough University. Expressing her creativity with a graphic and illustrative hand to produce both screen printed and digitally printed designs. Her designs have resulted in both fashion and interior outcomes.
Alices most recent work 'Precious Paradise' is an interior collection made to celebrate the beauty of the amazon rainforest. A new study suggests the Amazon rainforests ecosystem could collapse very rapidly, in only 50 years. Her conscious designs fits a summer collection to reflect the magnificent nature of the rainforest, showcasing the importance of it. Alice is passionate about sustainable solutions. Using recycled, plant-based materials to screen print onto. Imagery is taken from tropical plants, landscapes but also tribal references from research into the Amazon.
During placement year Alice worked at 5 different companies, H&M , Marks and Spencers Homeware, Caro London, Mary Katrantzou and Bay and Brown. Alice intends to expand upon her skills attained throughout her degree as a print designer.