Creatives In Residence Live

A unique and exciting six-month textile design project

Weekly Round up Video's

Week 10 - The creatives meet Avalana of Avalana designs, prepare for press day and continue their designs for brief 2: Geometrics.

Week 9 - A visit Loose Button for a upholstery tutorial. Erica Horne, founder of CAD for Fashion, delivers a workshop.

Week 8  - This week the creatives create their mood boards for the geometrics brief.

Week 7 - the creatives get really stuck into their floral designs and AE Sewing machines deliver sewing machines for the team to try out.

Week 6  - the creatives visit Standfast & Barracks factory, working on brief 1 and Epson's Robert Weissenberger delivers a workshop.

Week 5 - The creatives head to Hybrid to be shown around the the Mimaki Printers.

Week 4  - The team visit the Decorex exhibition and Textile Museum.

Week 3  - Hybrid services visit and assist the creatives on how to use the TX300P-1800 MKII.

Week 2  - The creatives learn how to sublimation print onto T-shirts.

Week 1  - Brett talks through binder 3 & 4, the creatives head to London to do some research.

Resource Video's

Klieverik Vertex - An overview - Using heat to transform digitally printed textiles into fit-for-purpose products


Debbie McKeegan from TEXINTEL introduces CIRL brief 2: Geometrics – Incorporating Textures.

“The definition of geometric is something associated with geometry, or the use of straight lines and shapes. ... Characterised by or using straight lines, triangles, circles, or similar regular shapes or forms”.


Divine Savages Mentoring Session - Divine Savages have zoom with the Creatives, offering advise and insight into textile design.


Epson SureColor SC-F100 - How to print your own t-shirtThis is Epson's first A4 dye sublimation printer with the footprint of an A4 desktop.


What is Creatives In Residence Live?

A unique and exciting six-month textile design project for 2 surface designers and a videographer at CMYUK’s state-of-the-art demonstration centre in Shrewsbury. 



Worldwide design competition

CIRL is designed to be a collaborative experience.  All design briefs will be made available online so that design students worldwide can participate. A monthly competition for each brief will be set, with winning entries evaluated by leading industry luminaries and showcased at the end of the programe.


What we want from you - don't worry about deadlines too much, as long as we recieve submissions before the end of February 2022 you will be in with the chance to have your designs showcased and printed. Just keep your designs and visuals coming, we love to see them!




BRIEF 2 is now live - view/download it here



Email: cirlive@cmyuk.com


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