MARLÈNE HUISSOUD

French-born and british-based, Marlène Huissoud is an experimental designer. Marlène works as a freelance designer for different companies alongside the art & design areas, and created her own company in 2013.In 2014, she graduated from a MA Material Futures (known as Textile Futures) at Central Saint Martins’ School of Art and Design in London where she developed the project From Insects : an exploration of insect materials from the common honeybee and the Indian silkworm. Her work questions our way of making by challenging the properties of natural resources. She believes in the value of the concept, not only with an outcome but with the complete creative process. She has been named as one of the UK’s top 70 rising design stars representing the future of British design by the Design Council, and her work as been exhibited worldwide in major Institutions such as Chamber New York, Design Museum Barcelona, Artipelag Museum Stockholm, Gallery Bensimon Paris. Marlene is currently based in London, UK and is always open for collaborations and exciting projects.