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Hannah Marshall

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Hannah Marshall is among the UK's most talented new designers to showcase her new collection 'Altered Beauty' this July at the prestigious 'One Year On' exhibition as part of New Designers 2004.
Up and coming fashion designer Hannah, from Colchester, UK, is already establishing herself as an innovative talent and her work has already been recognised by the BBC, Channel 4 and NESTA (the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts).
Hannah's contemporary womenswear takes the form of classic, sophisticated garments in fine British fabrics with attention to detail. Her work is inspired by methods of communication such as Braille, taking the form of unique, timeless pieces effectively challenging the way we use clothing to communicate and to encourage a greater social awareness.
The intellectually clothing builds on communication through sensory and visual impact, which is a reaction to society conveyed through employing clothing as a message carrier to address contemporary issues.

Tangible memory is created through this double language to communicate with people?s minds, only visible to the ones that do not understand it. Essentially this engages and enhances ones senses and encourages an improved social understanding whilst clothes remain wearable, beautiful and unique.
Work on show at One Year On will include:
'Altered Beauty', a contemporary womenswear collection for Autumn/Winter 2005, dominated by classic garments in obligatory black that emphasise the silhouette and intricate details. The clothes carry Marshall's signature style of simple, refined garments, concealing the body in a way that gives the wearer a feeling of power and control. Ultimately desirable, timeless pieces that are modern and wearable executed in luxurious natural British fabrics. Visual and tactile elements of communication are explored through the incorporation of Braille coding into the fabric of her tailored garments, describing the colour, style and fabrics.

One Year On is a satellite exhibition at New Designers run in partnership with the Crafts Council. It presents the work of a selected group of innovative, enthusiastic and creative makers who have recently started to produce and promote their creative practices. The exhibition specifically presents designer makers who are within one year of graduating or within a year of being in business. One Year On attracts key industry figures, who will be scouting for fresh new talent. One Year On has fast become synonymous with spotting the stars of the future and Part 1 runs from 1st until 4th July at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London.
Hannah Marshall Synopsis:

In 2002 Hannah was selected to show her designs on Channel 4 whilst still a BA (Hons) student at the Colchester Institute School of Art and Design studying Fashion and Textile design. Hannah was approached by the BBC earlier this year to give an interview on both BBC Look East news and BBC Essex radio.
In 2003, her work earned her a place on the first ever 'Creative Pioneer Programme' from NESTA (the National Endowment for Science, Technology & the Arts). Here Hannah was the youngest of 31 designers chosen to receive business and entrepreneurship skills to help them become the creative entrepreneurs of the future.
The following companies have supported Hannah Marshall for her Autumn/Winter 2005 collection; Acorn Fabrics, Chris Kay International, CPW, Fox Brothers, John Antony, Jones Bootmaker, Pittards and Lochcarron.


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