A sophisticated result through an experimental approach

Maja Johansson is an innovative textile designer with a strong commercial sense who is specialised in woven textiles, fibers and colour. Her work explores traditional weave techniques, develops new structures and pushes the use and effect of material blends and finishing methods with the aim to suggest something new, intriguing and luxurious. 

Maja was born in Sweden, studied tailoring in Copenhagen and is now based in London where she in 2012 graduated with a MA in Textile design from Royal College of Art.  

Education
2010 - 2012 MA Textile Design Royal College of Art
2007 - 2010 BA Textile Design Central Saint Martins
2003 - 2005 Diploma in Technical Tailoring  D.T.T.A Copenhagen

Work
2012 - Internship fabric development, Cèline
2012 - Tutor in Fabric and Fibers, Fashion Antidote
2010 - Freelance selling fabric designs to interior and fashion companies
2009   Internship studio assistant Felder Felder
2007 - Sales advisor, Saturday Manager Cloth House  

Sponsors
Copenhagen Fur
Estrid Ericson Stiftelse
Fredrika Bremer Förbundet
J L Eklunds Hantverksstiftelse