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Jrumchai Singalavanij

MA work

My journey started from a commitment to peaceful happiness and the belief that a non-violent attitude to the entire ecosystem is fundamental to life and design. I chose to recycle waste from the textile industry and developed a unique process to transform them into material that can be woven. I explored weave structures by carefully listening to the intrinsic voices of these new materials, letting them inspire me step-by-step through playful instinct rather than technical logic. The final collection of fabrics is therapeutic – inviting one to touch and feel, and bringing a smile to one’s face.

Info

  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Material

    Programme

    MA Textiles, 2010

    Specialism

    Woven Textiles

  • My journey started from a commitment to peaceful happiness and the belief that a non-violent attitude to the entire ecosystem is fundamental to life and design. I chose to recycle waste from the textile industry and developed a unique process to transform them into material that can be woven. I explored weave structures by carefully listening to the intrinsic voices of these new materials, letting them inspire me step-by-step through playful instinct rather than technical logic. The final collection of fabrics is therapeutic – inviting one to touch and feel, and bringing a smile to one’s face.

  • Degrees

  • BA (Hons), Industrial Design, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 1996
  • Experience

  • Head of Home Textiles Division, Satin Textiles, Bangkok, 2005-8; Textile designer, Satin Textiles, Bangkok, 1996-2005
  • Awards

  • Second prize, WGSN Award, 2009; First prize, Haberdashers' Company Bursary, Haberdashers' Benevolent Foundation, 2009