Rebecca Earley

One of the most important artists in the exhibition, Becky Earley, is a circular design researcher and coordinator of research teams at the University of the Arts London, and is currently a lecturer in Circular Design Futures. Becky Early will be at Romanian Creative Week from May 24 to 28

In the 1990s, she began creating her renowned low-impact textiles from recycled materials, works that have been exhibited widely over the past 25 years; her prints and garments are collected by museums around the world, including MFIT in New York, RISD Museum, as well as the V&A and Crafts Council in London and the Pitt Rivers Museum (Oxford).

Current advisory roles:

Becky is interested in materials, processes and social innovation through design and currently advises and supports the work of a number of organisations and projects including: the AHRC-funded International Recycling Research Network; shemakes (EU project); Creativewear Plus (EU project); Editorial Board for The Design Journal. He has reviewed articles for: Sustainability; Co-Design; Continuum Journal of Media and Cultural Studies; Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management; Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice; and Circular Economy and Sustainability.


Industry work:

Becky has provided consultancy/special projects for: UN, New York; Bottega Veneta, Material Connexions (Italy); M&S, John Lewis, ARUP (UK); British Council (Greece); Eurecat (Spain); H&M, Filippa K, Kappahl and Lindex (Sweden); VF Corp (USA); Heimtextil, Puma (Germany); Premiere Vision, PPR (France); Sloggi (Switzerland); Sustainable Fashion Academy (Sweden and Denmark).

Among those who have worn his garments are Bjork; Damien Hirst; Leon Paul; Whistles; Liberty; Harvey Nichols; Lawler Duffy Shoes; Viaduct Furniture; The Showroom. She has also been a supplier to Barneys (New York); Brown Thomas (Dublin); Sopan (Singapore); Isetan (Tokyo); Nordstrom (Toronto, Canada).