EDUCATION

HAMK University of Applied Sciences / Degree in Shoe Design / Finland /2008-2014

Chelsea College of Art and Design / University minor studies in Print Design / London / 2012

Academy of Pekka Halonen / Folk High School studies in Visual Arts / Finland / 2007-2008

Helsinki Upper Secondary School of Visual Arts / Finnish Matriculation Examination / 2004-2007

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Shoe pattern maker / Trippen shoes / Berlin / 2015

Collaboration with award-winning sustainable textile company Pure Waste Textiles / Designing and producing shoes

for fashion show "Waste Side Stories" / Helsinki / 2014

Establishing and running a workshop and showroom of independent shoemakers Shoebakery / Helsinki / 2013-2014

Natacha Marro Shoes / Design and production assistant internship / London / 2012

Savage Wear latex clothing / Design and production assistant internship / Berlin / 2012

KaksiTvå clothing and accessories / fashion show assistant in “Jaala” –fashion show / Helsinki / 2010

 

EXPERIENCE within studies, courses and freelance

Styling and performance costume production / Sally Dige musical performance / Expo Expat festival English Theater Berlin / 2015

Bag design and bag production workshop with Jaana Päeva from Tallinn Art Academy / HAMK 2010&2012

Hand made shoemaking workshop with Italian master Andrea Traina (Folets Arte e cuoio, Fano, Italy) / Hand sewing / Goodyear welt technique / Hamk 2011

Third year student's ”Off the Rails” – fashion show production / Team project / Hamk 2011

Corset making course with costume designer Aija Nurminen / Institute of Adult Education Helsinki / 2006

 

ACHIEVEMENTS

Member of The Finnish Association of Designers Ornamo / 2014

Grant for setting up a shoemakers workshop in Helsinki / Finnish Cultural Foundation / Emmi Malmström and team / 2013

Shoebakery – workshop and showroom co-founder  / 2013

 

IT SKILLS

Shoemaster Classic and Creative CAD/CAM shoe pattern making programmes / Microsoft Word / PowerPoint /Open Office /

Adobe Photoshop / InDesign / Illustrator / Windows and Macintosh operating systems

 

 

 

 

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