Claire-Anne O’Brien is a textile designer and lecturer living and working in London. Specialising in constructed textiles she creates sculptural, 3 dimensional knitted fabrics for interiors. Traditional textile techniques such as weave, knotting and basketry inspire playful investigations into structure and form using the unique properties of knit. The studio produces a range of knitted wool furniture as well as bespoke commissions and fabric development for commercial and private clients.

Originally from Co.Cork, Ireland, Claire-Anne O’Brien graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2006 with a degree in Textiles. She then went on to complete an MA in Constructed Textiles at The Royal College of Art in 2010. She is now a lecturer in Constructed Textiles at Bath Spa University.

Selected Shows:
Liminal __Irish Design 2015, London Design Festival, Milan Furniture Fair, Wool Modern and Spinexpo.

2015 Cockpit/ Haberdashers Award
2011 Future Makers Award Crafts Council of Ireland
2009 Kay Cosserat Award for Knitting
2009 Framework Knitters Award

Commissions and custom orders are welcome.
Please email with any inquiries

Studio ER2
Cockpit Studios
Northington St.

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