Professional Affiliations

 

CHINA 

Graphic Designer Bone China Tableware Collection

JINSHIN

Designed a comprehensive bone china tableware collection. 

 
FRANCE 

Designer for ceramic tableware, luminaires, and other ceramic objects

Product Development for Ski Hotels and Gift Shops

Leonie France

Designed ceramic tableware and luminaires tailored for alpine and ski hotel environments, as well as gift shops catering to tourists. 

                                                                          

Fashion Designer and Patternmaker Paris 
Maurizio Galante Haute Couture, Paris
( Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode permanent Haute Couture member )

Responsibilities included: Design assistance and pattern making development. Fashion show modification and support, including model size checks. Trend reporting for View Magazine and fashion shows. Managing private clients' needs. Designing Ready-to-Wear (RTW) fashion collections for such as ITOCHU MC DAVID, Felissimo JAPAN, etc.
Freelance Haute Couture Fashion and Accessories Production Paris 
Produced fashion and accessories for haute couture collections, specializing in flower accessories and haute couture fashion production.
                                  

GERMANY

Assistant to Knitwear Specialist
Iris von Arnim & Wunderkind, Wolfgang Joop
RTW Women's Knitwear
Under the supervision of Knitwear Specialist Pia Ricci

Assisted Knitwear Specialist Pia Ricci in the development and production of ready-to-wear (RTW) women's knitwear at Iris von Arnim and  Wunderkind, Wolfgang Joop. Played a key role in the creation of knitwear pieces. 

RTW Women's Knitwear with Haute Couture Embroidery Sample for Brand Wunderkind, Wolfgang Joop Developed samples combining ready-to-wear (RTW) women's knitwear with haute couture embroidery techniques, showcasing a fusion of craftsmanship. 

 

JAPAN                                  

Trend Report Journalist and Moderator
Press Paris (Press Agency), Tokyo
Conducted trend reporting and analysis for Japanese magazines, focusing on fashion trends in Paris and Switzerland. Specialized in defining fashion, textile, and watch trends in Switzerland, contributing to the understanding and dissemination of Swiss and French fashion culture.

 

KOREA               

Fashion Trend Analyst
Landscape Fashion Trend Agency, Seoul, Korea

Compiled trend reports for various industries including fashion, textile, bedding, pens, umbrellas, graphics, colors, bags, and shoes. Authored the Sport Trend Book, providing comprehensive insights into the latest trends in sports fashion and related industries. 

 

LIECHTENSTEIN         

Pattern Maker and Sample Production
Noser Fashion
RTW Men's Collection

Executed pattern making and sample production for the ready-to-wear (RTW) men's collection at Noser Fashion. Collaborated closely with design teams to translate design concepts into tangible garments, meeting the brand's standards for fit, construction, innovation shirt materials and aesthetic.

 

NETHERLANDS              

Co-Founder and Art Director
Hands in Ghana (Volunteer)
Healthy Cities Foundation

Co-founded Hands in Ghana, a design project aimed at creating job opportunities and economic empowerment in Ghana. Served as the Art Director, overseeing design projects and production initiatives in collaboration with local ateliers specializing in fashion, textile, and jewelry.

Partnered with Samson Nibi, CEO of Hands in Ghana. This version highlights your role as a co-founder and art director of Hands in Ghana, emphasizing your commitment to creating job opportunities and fostering sustainable development through design projects and collaboration with local artisans. 

                                      

Pattern Maker and Production Manager
L-S ( confidential) 
RTW Women's Collection

Managed pattern making and production processes for Lieke Smeets' ready-to-wear (RTW) women's collection. Oversaw both bulk and sample production. 

   

NORWAY               

Pattern Maker and Sample Production
Vogavoe
RTW Women's Collection

Responsible for pattern making and sample production for Vogavoe's ready-to-wear (RTW) women's collection. 

                                             

SWITZERLAND

Fashion and Textile Graphic Designer
Black Rebel Original
RTW Men's and Women's Streetwear

Designed streetwear collections for both men and women at Black Rebel Original, focusing on ready-to-wear (RTW) garments. Developed fashion and graphic design. 

                                   

Event Masks with Company Logo

Joulia SA
Event Product Division

Developed and produced event masks featuring company logos during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Collaborated with clients to customize designs and incorporate branding elements into the masks. 

 

Design and Costume Production for Several Operas

Swiss Opera Studio – Hochschule der Künste Bern HKB
Stage Director: Mathias Behrends

Designed and produced costumes for various operas under the direction of Stage Director Mathias Behrends. Collaborated closely with the director and production team to bring creative visions to life on stage. Contributed to the visual storytelling of each opera through costume design. Executed costume production with attention to detail, craftsmanship, and adherence to performance requirements. View https://www.strelitziasunsun.com/costume-design/ for more details on specific opera productions and costume designs.

                       

Graphic Design and Product Development Specialist
Büchi Labortechnik AG, St. Gallen

Applied graphic design expertise to develop event-use mask products for Büchi Labortechnik AG. Conceptualized and executed designs for event masks, ensuring alignment with brand identity and client specifications. 

 

Workshop Instructor
St. Gallen Textilmuseum, St. Gallen

July 2023 & July 2024 ( Course Language: German ) 

Organized and facilitated zero waste re-fashion B2B workshops at the St. Gallen Textilmuseum. Conducted upcycling workshops utilizing haute couture techniques in 2023, fostering sustainability and creativity in fashion. Led pattern making magic and repair as upcycling workshops in 2024, empowering participants with skills to transform and repair garments. Utilized haute couture techniques to elevate the quality and design of upcycled garments, inspiring innovation and craftsmanship.

https://www.strelitziasunsun.com/workshops/

                                                                                                                                     

Fashion Design Course Lead

Confidential School  

July 2024  ( Course Language: English ) 

Responsibilities include creating the course content for fashion design, sustainable, innovation fashion and teaching the essential business fundamentals required for production, marketing, sales, and growth strategy. The goal is to develop high-quality learning materials that are both enjoyable and innovative for the participants of the courses.


Product Designer and Trend Analyst
Confidential Luxury Brand

Product design and trend report. 


UAE                                  

Pattern Maker, Mock-up sample
Ellie & Becca
RTW Women's Collection

Managed trim and materials sourcing for Ellie & Becca's ready-to-wear (RTW) women's collection. Compiled tech packs detailing specifications for materials and trims, ensuring accuracy and consistency in production. Executed pattern making and mock-up sample production, translating design concepts into tangible prototypes.

 

UNITED KINGDOM         

Pattern Maker and Sample Producer
Epoch Making
RTW Men's Collection with Innovative Textile Materials

Implemented innovative textile materials into the design process, incorporating cutting-edge fabrics and techniques to elevate the collection. Produced mock-up samples to visualize design concepts and refine garment prototypes prior to production. Played a key role in pushing the boundaries of menswear fashion through the integration of innovative textiles and meticulous craftsmanship.

                                  

UNITED STATES        

Pattern Maker and Haute couture fashion Production
House of Nos
Executed pattern making and mock-up sample production for House of Nos' Haute couture women's collection.

                                                                      

Pattern Maker, Mock-up sample and Textile Graphic Designer
Wear By Numbers

Contributed to the design and development of ready-to-wear (RTW) resortwear and artist-painted fashion women's collection at Wear By Numbers.