Makers Tales


Philippa Brock

Woven textile designer, researcher and jacquard artist

Philippa Brock has an interdisciplinary practice developed over thirty years – she is an international designer, researcher, academic, editor, curator, strategist and textile artist working within the field of woven textiles and materials. Philippa’s primary research and design interests lie in developing disruptive approaches to 2D and 3D woven methods on both hand and within digital industrial manufacturing, jacquard and shaft loom methods. The works developed are for gallery settings as well as for interiors and fashion.

Philippa manages the Woven Textile Pathway at Central Saint Martins, UAL part time, she’s also part of the Textile Futures Research Community and exhibits jacquard woven art works globally.

Philippa works within the fashion, interior, and trends industry, she also edits The Weave Shed, a resource site and blog for professional weavers and is co-founder of Studio Houndstooth; a collaborative studio creating socially innovated projects that use methods of slow textile making to bring together industry and the local community.

Philippa’s work can be found in numerous private and public collections throughout the UK and abroad.