MAKE London Designer Profile: Jamie Smith


Jamie Smith is high-school student at Oak Ridge Secondary School and a student of Laura Briscoe. Her MAKE London design is called “The Evolution of the Communicative Textiles.”

Using media like linoleum, Cds, and floppy disks, Jamie has created a work that shows the evolution of communication – from the printing press to the personal computer.

The bottom of the skirt transitions from black and white newsprint to full-colour magazines. It’s bodice is studded with keyboard keys and adorned with CDs. Jamie has also made a belt clasp from a USB cable and a game controller head accessory to accompany the design.

If you’re interested in how local makers are creating stunning works of art, attend the MAKE London Wearable Technology and Made Clothing Fashion Show, March 20th at Museum London. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door – expect an evening of art, dance, music, and creativity.

For more information, or to buy tickets, visit Museum London’s Website.

-MakerBus team

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