Olivia Howick is an awarding-winning designer and researcher working within the fields of colour, material and finish. Olivia focuses on how material language can help facilitate the creation of an increasingly environmentally and sustainably aware society. With an anthropological approach to her work whilst at the RCA, and an analytical approach to material design, Olivia harnesses the potential that materials have to tell stories and shape the experience of our surroundings.
Awards & Sponsorship:
The Haberdashers’ Company Scholarship (2018-2021)
Masters Dissertation awarded with Distinction: ‘Are Youth Subcultures relevant to teenagers growing up in the UK today? Teenage identity, consumption and style in an internet age’ (2019)
The Textile Society Postgraduate Student Award (2020)
The Eaton Fund (2021)
A Journey of Material Discovery, PriestmanGoode Studio (Summer 2019)
Flight BA 2119: British Airways Centenary Exhibition, The Saatchi (August 2019)