Kivy

Commissioned work and collaborations are welcome.

Please write me on

Email: contact@kivytheunen.com
Tel : +49(0)15 903 142 012

About

KIVY

… is a designer based in Berlin, specialized in Print Design and Textile Embellishment.

She holds a Masters degree in Textile Design from the School of Arts in Ghent (with a focus on screen printing and textile embellishment), a Bachelor degree from the AcadΓ©mie des Beaux-arts in Brussels (with a focus on Embroidery and Weaving) and extended her training in Knitting techniques for fashion in Brussels.

Over the years, she gained a variety of experiences over Europe, working in both small studios and big companies, for the Fashion and Home sectors.

EXPERIENCE

She worked on embroidery samples for fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier in Paris, she developed prints and knitting samples for fashion designer Christian Wijnants in Antwerp and assisted textile designer Aleksandra Gaca in Delft (The Netherlands) in the creative process of woven products.

In 2015, she moved to Berlin working for the printing company Color Textil where she specialized in Print Design developing patterns for the fashion and home sectors.

Until she set up her own design studio which allows her to work on custom orders for fashion brands and textile studios but also on research and development for other projects and collaborations.

Her design method is a subtle combination of tradition and modernity, drawing inspiration from ancestral know-hows and innovative technologies within an environmentally-friendly approach.

Commissions and collaborations welcome !