Friday, January 11, 2013
Kirath Ghundoo is a surface designer based out of Northern England. She launched her first wallpaper collection, 'Mix n Match 11' at 100% Design, a design conference, last september. Kirath graduated from Leeds College of Art in 2006 with a 1st Class BA (Hons) in surface pattern and textile design. In January 2011 she went on to graduate from Huddersfield University with an MA in Textiles, scoring a distinction.
Kirath primarily works within a digital format.The wallpaper is a juxtaposition of mercurial pastel hued geometric prints that can be mixed and matched, making it eclectic in styling. The rolls are designed to be applied in a 'drop, cut, paste' technique that make it more sustainable , while limiting wastage. An element of surprise is added in how they can be combined, making it schizo fabulous.
Kirath also designs fashion fabrics, iPhone sleeves , magazines and lampshades to name a few. Her collections are represented worldwide through a number of stockists in Paris, Germany and New Zealand.