Final year project
Ornate Nouveau [Read more]
Ornate Nouveau fabric collection
My Final Collection, Ornate Nouveau, showcases large-scale eccentric prints which radiate life and colour.
Laced with ivy
A 3 metre Screen Print on Silk Satin using opaque pigment in colour way 'Rene'.
Screen-printed half drop repeat inspired by Rene Lalique's Art Nouveau Jewellery on Silk Satin to create texture and shine.
Collection of statement cushions
The heart and concept of my collection has been inspired by my passion for colour, pattern and my enthusiasm to create unique, striking patterns that can bring homes to life.
Digitally printed half drop design on Velvet Shimmer. With the swooping and swirling whiplash lines and eccentric, organic forms, to create this opulent and ornate piece.
Digitally printed statement mural design, focussing on the beauty of Art Nouveau motif's. Comprising of fine liner and ink to achieve vibrant tones, colour and detail.
Upholstered sofa in peacock shimmer in 'Aubrey' colour way featuring 'Twilight Fuchsia' on a statement cushion
Digitally printed Peacock Shimmer co-ordinate design printed on upholstery velvet.
Digitally printed on upholstery velvet, a versatile print that can be used for a wide range of interior settings through the confident use of bold and vibrant colours.
Ornamental ombre in 'Hector' colour way
Digital Wallpaper print in colour way 'Hector'; inspired by Hector Guimard's beautiful ornamental Iron Work.
Lucy Cross specialises in creating unique, innovative and trend-driven designs for high-end interiors. The main influences have come from her passion for detail, colour and photography, taking inspiration from the natural world to create highly detailed pieces which tell a story through layering of imagery.
After graduating, Lucy Cross will follow her passion of creating exquisite and luxurious prints within the Interiors Industry. She is keen to develop her ideas in these areas and pursue a career in print design in the UK and internationally. ‘Ornate Nouveau’ is a high-end Interiors Collection influenced by her visit to Harrods extravagant Art Nouveau Food Hall where she was struck by the amazing Art Nouveau architecture and beautiful detailing on the ceiling and walls. This collection will invite nature into your home by displaying attributes of the decorative, sensual, and uncompromising theme of Art Nouveau. The Collection combines linear qualities with detailed drawings, producing full-content designs and co-ordinate prints through traditional Screen Printing and digital methods, on a range of luxury fabrics, wallpapers, and sophisticated prints.
Final year project
'20 Diploma in Professional Studies
'20 Standfast and Barracks - Designs sold
'20 Premier Vision, Paris - Exhibiting Designer
'19 Bay and Brown - Designs sold internationally
'18 Premier Vision, Paris - Exhibiting Designer
Through 12 Months of Industrial Placements I gained the following Experience:
• Interpreting and working closely to a brief
• Creating innovative trend and mood boards
• Assisted with Screen Printing during my Placement at Timorous Beasties
• Creating half drop and block repeats using Photoshop
• Matching colour ways using Best Image
• Excel: including cataloging designs in spreadsheets and updating new collections
• Working independently in a focused and organised way to meet fast deadlines
• Visited clients and supported sales meetings; supported Trade Shows and prepared client exhibition spaces
July 2018 - August 2018
September 2018 - December 2018
Bay and Brown
January 2019 - June 2019
Standfast and Barracks