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Student Showcase Archive
Show RCA 2019

Sky Lucy Young

Show RCA work

  • Process


  • Case and peg

    Case and peg
    Photographer: Léa Nielsen

Major project:

The preservation of everyday objects and why we archive

Sky Lucy Young's MA project The preservation of everyday objects and why we archive is a research, material and colour-led project that aims to understand human emotion and behaviour; in how we are attached to our things and the rituals intertwined within.


  • Sky Lucy Young’s works combines concept, product and research through in-depth research and exploration in materials and colours.

  • Previous degrees

  • BA Textiles, Design School Kolding, Kolding, Denmark, 2016
  • Experiences

  • Technician (3D print, textiles and laser cutting), The Barlett School of Architecture, University College London, London, 2017; Textile consultant, Norroen Architectects, Copenhagen, 2017; Project coordinator and freelance designer, The Textile Museum, Herning, Denmark, 2016
  • Exhibitions

  • SOK IT UP!, The Textile Museum, Herning, Denmark, 2018; Japan Retur, A. Petersen Collection & Craft, Copenhagen, 2018
  • Awards

  • The Textile Society Postgraduate Award, The Textile Society, 2019; DENMARK/JAPAN, DESIGN 2017–2018, The Danish Arts Foundation, 2017
  • Funding

  • The Textile Society, U.K, - Tage Vanggaard og Hustrus Fond, DK - Klint Fonden, DK - Dansk Tennis Fond, DK - KNUD HOEJGAARDS FOND, DK - Oticon Fonden, DK - Det Reiersenke Fond, DK - Direktoer Ib Henriksens Fond, DK - Glashandler Johan Franz Ronges Fond, DK
Royal College of Art