Linda Florence

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Senior Lecturer

Central Saint Martins

Biography

Linda Florence produces bespoke hand printed wallpaper and installation artwork for public, commercial and domestic interiors. Her printing techniques incorporate a mixture of traditional and new technologies. Her clients have include the Victoria and Albert Museum, The Jerwood Space, Swarovski, The National Trust, Ted Baker and Penguin. Linda has won multiple design awards including a British Design Award and is currently visiting professor Weißensee Kunsthochschule, Berlin and senior lecturer at Central Saint Martins, London.

Research interests

Participatory design, co-design, site-specific design, arts in healthcare, digital craft, wallpaper design.

Research statement

Linda has developed a broad portfolio of projects through her design practice. These include research consultation into arts within healthcare for Macmillan Cancer Support and public engagement projects for the National Trust and V&A. Her practice often looks at participatory design and co-design and utilises traditional making processes and new technologies to make site specific design work. Many of these projects include audience interaction with the final work or have resulted due to workshops as part of the making process. Linda’s research is embedded into her teaching practice and has been exhibited in many a galleries around the world including the Museum of Arts and Design in New York (MAD).

Selected research outputs