Melanie bowles & Dr Emma Neuberg are the co-founders of the creative enterprise The People’s Print based at Makerversity at Somerset House in the heart of Central London. The People’s Print celebrates the new era of DIY textile design and love sharing their methods with businesses, institutions, schools and individuals.
Together, they create pioneering systems to engage the consumer/wearer in the design process through workshops, bespoke tutorials, competitions, lectures, exhibitions and publications. They have worked with great partners such as the V&A, British Crafts Council, Somerset House, FESPA Digital, Computer Arts, VF Corporation, Contrado Imaging and many others.
The People’s Print is all about promoting digital textile printing as a means of production to empower you to create beautiful, bespoke textiles that are original and unique. The big picture is to counter the negative effects of mass consumerism, fast fashion and globalized fashion monocultures by investing in people’s creativity and giving them the vision, tools and inspiration to create beautiful, bespoke products for themselves that they will love and wear! Check our website here!