Caroline Milon

Textiles for Fashion and Interiors

 

Education

 

2013-2015 / M.A Textiles, Royal College of Arts, London/Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan.
2006-2009 / BA Fashion and textile design, Studio Berçot, Paris, France
2003 Baccalauréat / A Level Applied Arts with honours Ecole Supérieure des Arts et Industries graphiques Estienne,

Paris, France.

 

Professionnal Experiences

 

Cocktail édition Paris / April-July 13:

Freelance: Design of scarves for the SS2014 collection.

Production made in France. Studio directed by Corentine Baras, previously designer at Maison Christian Dior.

 

Christelle Kocher for Bottega Veneta / April-June 13.

Freelance: Inconographic research, textile manipulations, flea market shoppings for Christelle Kocher,

womenswear designer at Bottega Venetta, head designer at Chanel Metiers d’Arts and LVMH Prize finalist.

 

Maison Jitrois / January-February 13

Freelance: Embroidery research and placements for the AW13-14 collection

and first catwalk of the fashion house. Main point of contact between the atelier and the studio.

 

Lea Peckre, winner of the Hyeres 2011 fashion festival / February 13.
Freelance: Embroidery design for the AW13-14 collection.

 

My Little Paris / September 12.

Freelance: Major fashion and lifestyle curator website.

Consulting with the team to develop exclusive patterns for the launching of an in-house beauty box

Including goodies (scarves, book notes, pencils, erasers, cards).


Sonia Rykiel / CDI. March 11 to August 12.
Textiles samples research, patterns design, embroidery design, colour chart elaboration for scarves, stoles, gloves,

hats, and Sonia Rykiel interior design collection(collaboration with Roche Bobois).
Pattern design for the leather good SS13 collection.
Pattern design for jacquard and embroidery, ready-to-wear collection, Autumn 13

 

Léa Peckre,winner of the Hyeres 2011 fashion festival / Dec 11

Freelance embroidery design for first commercial collection.


Trend Union-Studio Lee Edelkoort / February 11.
Freelance design of an exclusive necklace collection, in collaboration with Swarovsky

Personalization of second hand clothes for a special event at the Parisian department store Merci.

Iconographic research for key trends books.


Diane Von Furstenberg / Internship. New York. October to Decembre 10
Design development of textile samples including different techniques such as embroideries, smocks, crochet,

rhinestones placements. Silkscreen patterns printing for accessories : bags, t- shirts
Patterns colorations. Beads, mother of pearls, leather skins supplies prospection.


Chloé International / Internship. Paris. January to April 10
Design development of prints for both Chloé and See By Chloé including regular meetings with the marketing team

to asses and incorporate seasonal key trends. Facilitating the quality control and manufacture of production.

Dyeing fabrics for colour researches, developments, and garnments of  AW11 show.


John Galliano / Internship. Paris. June to October 10
Design development of illustrations for t-shirts, pattern cuttings for menswear.

Colour and research development of prints for accessories, focusing on bags.

Embroidery placements for the women’s mainline. Accessories research for the SS10 show.

 

Skills

 

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign (professional) Mac/Pc, Word.
Print design on silk screen and digital process, dyeing process, embroidery, knitting (machine, hand knitting, crochet)

 

Languages

 

French: mother tongue / English: fluent/German : basic/Japanese: notions.

 

Publications

 

LSNGLOBAL.COM -- Download Article

SOCIETY OF DYERS AND COLOURISTS

WGSN.COM

L'EXCEPTION.FR

NELLYRODILAB.COM

GLAMOUR.FR

 

Prizes and distinctions

 

Shikuza kimura Awards, June2014.Tama Art University, Tokyo Exchange Program