Laura Anne Marsden D.O.B : 23/01/1980
Tel: 07939263991

2005: Jan-Dec: MA Textile Design, Chelsea College of Art and Design

2000- 2003: BA (Hons) Textile Design- 2:1, Chelsea College of Art and Design

1998- 1999: Foundation Course in Art and Design- University of Hertfordshire

1991-1998: St Albans Girls’ School, St Albans, Herts



2015, November, Exhibtion, Headcase Barbers, St Albans, Herts 2014, September, 'Seams', Hoxton Arches Gallery, London. 2014, October, 'Imagine.......Lace at Waddesdon', Waddesdon Manor. July 2011-October 2013, 'Love Lace' international exhibition, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia.

2009 - November, Made:Brighton
2009 - October 13 - 18, Origin, The London Craft Fair, Week 2
2009 - Feb - March, Solo Show, Sara Preisler Gallery, The Custard Factory, Birmingham
2008 - November 21st - 23rd, ‘Made’08, Brighton’s Design and Craft Fair’, The Corn Exchange, Brighton
2008 - April - May, ‘Plastic Fantastic?’, NESTA, 1 Plough Place, London, EC4A 1DE
2008 - Feb - May, ‘Something Old, Something New’, Alternative Wedding Show, Kath Libbert Gallery, Shipley
2008 - June- August, RBSA Gallery, RECLAIM Exhibition, Birmingham
2008 - October, Origin, the London Craft Fair, Somerset House, London
2008 - March, Launch of new accessories collection, exclusive to The Shop Floor Project (online boutique)
2008 - March 21st - 24th, ‘Tin Shed- Contemporary Crafts from New York to Cumbria’, Broughton-in-Furness, Cumbria
2007 - November-January ‘08, ‘Climate Cool’ Exhibition, touring China with [re]-DESIGN
2007 - October, ‘Contains’, Newcastle upon Tyne, with RE- DESIGN
2007 - October, ‘Ever and Again’ Exhibition, Mill Bank, London
2007 - Origin, Week 2- 9th - 14th October , Somerset House, London
2007 - September, 'Sewn Up', London Design Festival, The Zetter Hotel, Stitch Showcase
2007 - August, Window Showcase, Craft Central, London
2007 - July, One Year On at New Designers, Business Design Centre, Islington, London
2007 - May, Made In Clerkenwell, CGA, London
2006/7- Effervescence, Sussex Barn Art Gallery, West Dean
2006- Springboard at Origin, Somerset House, London
2006- 2 week Window showcase, Clerkenwell Green Association, London
2007- Art Below Autumn campaign, poster displayed in Bank Tube Station
2005- MA Textile Design, Graduation Show, Chelsea College of Art and Design, Millbank, London
2005- MA textile Design Fashion Show, The Style Academy, London
2003- BA (Hons) Textile Design, Graduation Show, Chelsea College of Art and Design, Manresa Road, London
2003- New Designers Show, Business Design Centre, Islington, London
2001- Exhibited at Indigo Trade Fair, within Premiere Vision, Paris

2006- The Contemporary Collection, The Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, London
2009 - The Museum of Design and Plastics, Bournemouth

October 2008, WGSN - Upcycling Textiles Conference Report
Autumn/Winter 2008, Day Magazine (by fashion label Day Birger et Mikkelsen)
July 2008 - Miru Magazine (Japan)
April 2008, Elle Decoration Magazine
March 2008, Funkd Up London, Online Magazine
September 2007, Time Out Magazine
September 2007, Arts Council Press Release
May 2007, Sunday Times Style Section
April 2007, featured in ‘Terra Cognita’, French Environmental Magazine
Feb/March 2006 issue of ‘Fashion Forecast’ Magazine

May 2008, Fashion, The fashion on the Internet Issue no.54, 'most wanted' section, Brooches.
March 2008, Crafting a Green World,
May and December 2007, Designers Block
September 2007, Indie Quarter Blog
January 2007, featured on, as part of Sustainable Craft Competition
October 2006 & 2007, Tree Hugger website
November 2006, Makers News, Crafts Council, Downloadable Magazine

September 2007, Awarded a Grant for the Arts, Arts Council East

The Shop Floor Project - online
Tokapi Gallery, Rennes, France
The Science Museum, London