EXHIBITION, MoOD
September 6-8 2016
Come see material samples from the work Surface Synergy at MoOD, September 6-8 2016,
the Trendease curated section of the Innovation Platform.

Surface-Synergy-MoOD


JOHN LEWIS LOVES at NEW DESIGNERS
June 29 2016
Surface SynergyWoven 3D texture merged with pattern was awarded
John Lewis Loves commendation at New Designers with the motivation:

      “Interesting exploration of yarn, technique and structure along 
       with fabric behavior to create intriguing textiles“.

John-Lewis-Loves-Surface-Synergy

 


BEST STAND AWARD to The Swedish School of Textiles at NEW DESIGNERS
June 29 2016
Judges Comments:

      “A unique, cohesive presentation from a group of very welcoming 
      approachable graduates. The method of display really compliments the 
      surrounding features of the venue, showcasing some beautiful work to 
      best effect.”

 

 


AWARD CEREMONY, SZ+DAY 15
June 27 2016
Johanna received one of the New Star Awards at the award ceremony in Paris for her
innovative BA degree work Reflection of the sun (Solkatt) in the competition
SHENZHEN DESIGN AWARD for YOUNG TALENTSin association and cooperation with
UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

 


PUBLICATION, WOVEN SHIBORI
July 27 2016
The work Reflection of the sun (Solkatt) is featured in the revised and updated
version of the book Woven Shibori by Catharine Ellis.

woven shibori


EXHIBITION, NEW DESIGNERS
April 29 2016
Johanna will exhibit in London at New Designers 2016 Part 1: 29 June -2 July. She will be
showing her MA graduate work Surface Synergy – Woven 3D texture merged with pattern.

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EXHIBITION, JAMTLI MUSEUM
April 29 2016
A part of the work Reflection of the sun (Solkatt) is exhibited at the exhibition HÖG TID
at Jamtli Museum, Sweden, 1 May – 18 September 2016.

 


PRESS, FIERA MAGAZINE ISSUE 03
Dec 8 2015
The work Reflection of the sun (Solkatt) is featured in Fiera Magazine Issue 03.

fiera


YOSHIKO IWAMOTO WADA
Dec 1 2015
Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada  (JAP), Textile Artist, Researcher and Curator, was invited to Sweden
by The Iaspis programme in collaboration with HDK. Johanna had the opportunity to meet
Wada and show her work.

yoshiko wada

 

 


NEW STAR AWARD, SHENZHEN DESIGN AWARD FOR YOUNG TALENTS
Nov 24 2015
The project Reflection of the sun (Solkatt) has been awarded with New Star Award.

New Star Award Johanna Samuelsson


 

NOMINATION, SHENZHEN DESIGN AWARD FOR YOUNG TALENTS
Oct 29 2015
The project Reflection of the sun (Solkatt) has been nominated to
Shenzhen Design Awards for Young Talents, in association and
cooperation with UNESCO Creative Cities Network.

 

 


PRESS, COVER-MAGAZINE
Sep 17 2015
Johanna features in Cover-Magazines list ”10 to see at the London Design Festival”.Cover Magazine

 


EXHIBITION, LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL
Sep 24-27 2015
Reflection of the sun (Solkatt) exhibits during London Design Festival 2015. 
DESIGNERSBLOCK and ARTS THREAD are selecting talented new creatives to
show at Designersblock Edition 18, at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf as part
of London Design Festival’s new Bankside Design District.


INTERNSHIP AT BÅVENS SPINNHUS
June 8 2015
Johanna has a summer internship at Båvens Spinnhus, where they produces wool yarn.
In collaboration with textile designer Björn Eriksson she works with project #LoomWool.

#LoomWool

 


SILVER MEDAL AND THE BARBARA SHAPIRO AWARD
Nov 14 2014
Reflection of the sun (Solkatt) has been awarded with a Silver Medal and
the Barbara Shapiro Award at New Beat: International Student Competition
– Textiles and Wearable Art,
 a part of the 9th International Shibori Symposium.


SPEAKER AT JAMTLI MUSEUM
Okt 12 2014
Johanna is invited to the museum to speak about her bachelor degree work
Reflection of the sun (Solkatt).


SCHOLARSHIP FROM HEMSLÖJDEN
Sep 15 2014
Johanna has been awarded a scholarship from Hemslöjden; Ingeborg Strömbergs fund,
for her master studies in textile design at The Swedish School of Textiles, where she will
continue to develop her bachelor degree work Reflection of the sun (Solkatt).

The scholarship was received at the event Handmade Issues at Bonniers Konsthall in Stockholm.

     ”Johanna har metodiskt utvecklat och fördjupat sig i vävd shibori under sin
     utbildning vid Textilhögskolan i Borås. Hon tilldelas 5 000 kr för att kunna
     fortsätta utforska och fördjupa sig i ämnet.”

Johanna to the left. Picture Hemslöjden

 


EXHIBITION, NEW BEAT: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT COMPETITION
June 21 2014
The project Reflection of the sun (Solkatt) has been accepted to the competition
New Beat: International Student Competition – Textiles and Wearable Art,
as a part of the 9th International Shibori Symposium.

From the 9ISS website:
New Beat: International Student Competition – Textiles and Wearable Art
features innovative dyeing works by international students who demonstrate
inspired creativity through material manipulation and technique application.
Selected 35 works will exhibit in:
– The Fashion Gallery of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Sep 2014,
– China National Silk Museum in Hangzhou, China in October 2014,
– Shunde from Dec 2014 to Jan 2015


SCHOLARSHIP FROM THE SWEDISH FASHION COUNCIL & TEKO
May 28 2014
Johanna has been awarded a scholarship from The Swedish Fashion Council & TEKO,
for the best degree project in textile design at The Swedish School of Textiles,
for her BA project Reflection of the sun (Solkatt).

     “Med grund i traditionellt japanskt hantverk, utforskas samspelet mellan mönstrade
     ytor och ljus. Här möts avancerade tekniker med kreativ experimentlusta. Resultatet
     glänser och skimrar, som en riktig solkatt.”

 


EXHIBITION AT EXIT 14
May 28 2014
Johanna features in the EXIT 14 exhibition at The Swedish School of Textiles.
with Reflection of the sun (Solkatt): a BA project in textil design.
EXIT 14 is the final exhibition for bachelor and masters students.


SCHOLARSHIP FROM TEKO
May 19 2014
Johanna receives a scholarship for material from TEKO scholarship funds.


EXHIBITION AT FORSA VÄVDAGAR
May 15-17 2014
Johanna exhibits a woven wool blanket in ikat technique,
together with the Scandinavian weaving magazine Vävmagasinet.


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