Marlene Huissoud

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French-born and British based, Marlene Huissoud is an experimental designer. She graduated from a MA Material Futures (known as Textile Futures) at Central Saint Martins’ School of Art and Design in London where she developed the project From Insects : an exploration of insect materials from the common honeybee and the Indian silkworm. She has been named as one of the UK’s top 70 rising design stars representing the future of British design by the Design Council. She has been nominated by the Arts Foundation UK for the Material Innovation Award in 2016, won the Make me! Design Prize in 2015, nominated for Design Parade at Villa Noailles in 2015, won the Diploma Selection Award at Designblok in 2014. Her work has been exhibited worldwide in major design Institutions such as Chamber New York, Design Miami Basel, Design Museum Barcelona, …