- Textile Prints Designer
Inma Garcia is a Textile Prints Designer who has specialised in designing surface prints for homewares, textiles and wallcoverings, for the interiors and fashion industries in the UK and USA for more than 15 years.
Her artwork has been applied to products such as furnishing fabrics, wall coverings, homewares, wall art, stationery, 3D ceramic gift animal characters and fashion.
She set up her business in London in 1998 and travelled selling her portfolio of designs in New York, Frankfurt, Brussels and within the UK, visiting clients and exhibiting in Design Trade Shows such as Heimtextil, Indigo and Surtex.
Joining Today Interiors Ltd. as an in house colourist and designer in 2001 and learning new skills greatly influenced her hand writing and style. She contributed in the creation and production of collections for printed fabrics, wallpapers and vinyls for the retail and contract markets with her work during 4 years and has proven record of Best Selling fabrics and Wallpapers. To her delight samples of two produced fabric collections with her artwork were selected by the Curators of the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, exhibited in the Gallery of the Museum in 2004 and kept in the Museum Archives, where they still remain.
Inma joined John Lewis Plc. Design Studio-Home in 2007/08 and in 2011/12 designing prints for the Signature Collection and Own Brand Home Products and has contributed to the creation of Signature Collections as a partner and as a freelance designer and created the prints for fabrics current Best Sellers.
In 2009 she started up a new business managing the design creation, promotion and production of a novelty product for young children called My Travel Toy by Qatch Ltd. and launched the product at the London Toy Fair 2011 and Top Drawer 2012.
My Travel Toy sold successfully in many well known department stores such as Harrods, John Lewis, Fenwick, Harvey Nichols, Westfield, etc., and El Corte Ingles in Spain and distributed in Scandinavia and Japan.
Her artwork has been produced by many reputable companies worldwide such as John Lewis Plc., Debenhams, Marks & Spencer, Next, Westelm, Macy’s, Pottery Barn, The Company Store, Crate & Barrel, CB2, Ikea, KAS Australia, Linen House & Target between many others.
Proven track record of commercial success for clients.
BS Hons Textile Prints Design at Escola Massana Of Art & Design
1989 – 1994 Barcelona, Spain