Selected Graduates for the Graduate Support Programme 23/24

Selected Graduates for the Graduate Support Programme 23/24

September 12, 2023

We're delighted to announce the 3 successful Graduates for our next Graduate Support Programme. From November 2023, the new graduate makers will receive shared studio space, mentoring, and access to the fabulous network of makers at Craft Central for 1 year. During this time, we will support them to achieve the goals they have for their creative businesses.

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Zoe Daley is a constructed textile practitioner specialising in modular knitwear, led by making and the material. Her modular work aims to imbue the wearer of her clothing with creative autonomy, whilst acting as a circular disruption to unsustainable fashion production and consumption methods. 

Her current work is focused on fusing fashion with public art engagement to explore our attachment to clothing and how this relationship could evolve beyond current practices. Her design handwriting offers a fusion of technical structure and hand-led freeform craft which she explores through deadstock materials.

Rowan Kelly studied painting at the Royal Drawing School and knitting at Chelsea College of Art. They have made costumes at Sadler’s Wells and the Royal Ballet.

She is interested in garments that look to plants and creatures to prompt transgressive human experience and behaviours and is also interested also in production modes and knowledge that sit between and question fine art, fashion, and costume.

Unique Moore is an accessories designer born of Trinboganian heritage. Her creative work explores her Caribbean diaspora in contrast to her experiences as a first-generation Londoner in England through intensive research, exploration and story telling via materials and innovative techniques referencing together vintage and new.

She views accessories as a singular object of beauty that can hold anything you require or desire, moulded by captivating materials that timely age into its unique individuality.

Unique graduated from UAL London College of Fashion in BA (Hans) Fashion Design Technology: Womenswear with first-class honours in 2022. Her work has remained the course campaign picture. 

In less than 3 months of graduating, she attained her first job at Burberry headquarters where she experiences the luxury fashion industry working on seasonal collections and runway shows as she balances her personal creative work alongside working full time.