Bonnie Kirkwood: woven texile designer / open studio

Bonnie Kirkwood 3Bonnie Kirkwood is a professional woven textile designer and consultant, based at Cockpit Arts studios in central London. She is showing at  Cockpit Arts Summer Open Studios, Holborn – 7th – 9th June 2013

An RCA 2007 graduate, Bonnie has an in-depth knowledge of hand weaving, industrial and production techniques, and an extensive and varied experience in the industry.

She provides a comprehensive professional design and fabric consultancy service for mills, architects, trend forecasters and individuals, providing technical advice for weaving and fabric qualities, inspirational concepts, trends and colour direction.
She currently works closely as a fabric design consultant for European and Far Eastern mills, designing, co-ordinating and developing seasonal collections for the furnishing fabrics and interior design industry.

As a freelance designer, she offers broad collections of hand woven and jacquard woven fabric designs, selling to highly recognised fashion and interior design companies. Her style combines luxurious yarns, intricate structures and an original colour palette into highly refined and sophisticated fabrics. She also works part time as a menswear textile designer for a prestigious London Fashion House, and previously worked for interior design company Designers Guild for several years. She also is a visiting lecturer on BA (Hons) Textile Design courses

Bonnie can be seen weaving on this film :

For more information, contact Bonnie Kirkwood on 07813666907, email: Address: Studio E2R Cockpit Arts, Cockpit Yard, Northington Street, London. WC1N 2NP, or visit

Photographer : Yiannis Katsaris

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