Fibreshed Field School, 2020
Warping and Weaving Cohort
Annika, is in her final year at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, achieving a Bachelors in Industrial Design. She has spent time abroad studying at the Design Academy Eindhoven, in the Netherlands, where she completed a Minor in Re-Framing Textiles. Her interests span the realms of design, craft, and art with a focus on soft products. She enjoys looking at the possibilities of textiles, through form, texture, engagement, and sustainability. Annikas projects look at contextualizing critical design ideas through storytelling and exploring the imagination to come up with unique possibilities. She has previously worked on projects surrounding themes of movement, falling, home, colour, modularity, wearability, and play. Raised in Rossland, BC, she has a strong passion for community gatherings. She enjoys working with a team, to continue to expand an evolving toolbox of shared knowledge. Annika is intrigued by the potential of design to explore how we interact and think about objects in everyday life. In her spare time, you can find Annika sewing, baking, dancing, biking, and discovering her new passion for gardening.