Kristel Laurits/ firstname.lastname@example.org
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Kristel Laurits is a textile, print and product designer focusing on solutions that derive from investigation and analysis of real spaces and communication between human and the space. Her design aesthetics thrives to find answers and propose new methods and visions of how colours and materiality can create a sense of well-being.
MA of Design at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Schools of Design and Architecture and BA of Textile Design at Estonian Academy of Arts trained Kristel to think creatively, critically and inclusively.
The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts - Schools of Architecture, Design and Conservation (KADK)
Cand. design, Textile Design / 2014 - 2016
Activities and Societies: Design research, methodological investigation into space and materiality, material construction, light kinetics, collaborations with students and professionals (brand Freya Dalsjø, spatial architects, lighting designers, musicians), architectural textiles, independent research about how light and color in material influences the users.
Estonian Academy of Arts
Bachelor's degree, Textile Design / 2007 - 2011
Activities and Societies: Visual design research and graphic design, smart materials, printing (silkscreen, digital), weaving, knitting, concept and product development: therapy tools for disabled children, soft furniture.
STUDIO TINE MOURITSEN
Colour & Material Designer / Jan 2017 - ...
Product and Interior design studio reinventing spatial magic.
Partner / Nov 2016 - Nov 2017
A partnership between Kristel Laurits, Textile Designer and Adriana Prasnicki, Product Designer based in Copenhagen, Denmark. LAURITS PRASNICKI focus lies within the cross fields of art, design and anthropology.
Studio Kristel Laurits
Designer / 2016 - ...
Studio working in textile research based on empathic approach of designing. See more on https://kadk.dk/en/project/material-empathy
Designer & Product Developer / June 2017 - Sept 2017
Project base work to innovate hospital gowns in Danish hospitals.
Collaboration project / Sept 2014 - Jan 2014
Lecturer and silkscreen workshop leader / May 2012 - August 2014
Co-founder / Feb 2011 - Feb 2014
Print studio based in Estonia.
ÖÖ-was it a dream?
Marketing Assistant / Feb 2012 - May 2012
Communication & web management
Graphic Designer / Sept 2011 - August 2014
Upcoming: Tent London / London Design Fair / Old Truman Brewery, GB / 20 - 23 September 2018
Milan Design Week / Ventura Lambrate, IT / April 2017
Formland / Herning, DK / Feb 2017
London Design Fair / Old Truman Brewery, UK / Sept 2016
Northmodern / Bella Center, DK / Aug 2016
KADK graduation exhibition / KADK graduation exhibition, DK / 2016
Color & matter in textile design / KADK library, DK / 2015
Designers Saturday / Oslo, NO / 2015
Velux Daylight Kinetics / KADK, DK / 2014
AKA Secret agents / Pärnu, EST / 2013
Back to basics / Erki fashion show, EST / 2013
Everyday discoveries / WDC Helsinki, FIN / 2012
LOHE & PUNUD, Textiles for public spaces / Tallinn, EST / 2012
AWAKENING- the world is changed!, gallery Artifex / LT / 2011
STATE OF EXCEPTION / Kaunas Biennial, LT / 2011
SÕNA / Tallinn, EST / 2011
TASE, BA graduate show / Tallinn, EST / 2011
Techtextil / Frankfurt, GER / 2011
Interior 2011 fair / Tallinn, EST / 2011
Heimtextil / Frankfurt, GER / 2011
PLEKTRUM festival "Thinking machines" / Tallinn, EST / 2010
“WAKE UP! the world has changed” / Tallinn, EST / 2010
Unge udsmykker Kulturhuset / Valby Bladet / 18.10.2017
Kun med kondom / BT / 16.09.2017
Osso magazine / 03.04.2017
Architonic / 09.03.2017
Yellowtrace / 07.09.2016
Pärnu Postimees / 09.07.2013
Sirp / 20.01.2012