CURRICULUM VITAE

MAIJA FAGERLUND

DATE OF BIRTH  

  

  

  

Nov 16, 1981 

 

  

  

  

 

EDUCATION 

  

2006 

  

Master of Arts, University of Art and Design Helsinki , School of Design, Textile Design

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

2003  

  

Bachelor of Arts, University of Art and Design Helsinki, School of Design, Textile Design

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

1997-2000  

  

Senior High School of Visual Arts, Helsinki  

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

1988-1997  

  

Primary school, Salo  

CAREER

  

2004-

  

Freelance textile designer, Clients f.eg. Lauritzon´s, Finlayson, Almedahls, Borås Cotton, Borås Tapeter, Hemtex, Lindex, Nanso, Pola

 

  

2006- 

  

Part time teacher in University of Art and Design Helsinki, School of Design, Textile Design

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

2005- 2006

  

Final work for University of Art and Design Helsinki, School of Design, Textile Design. Three collections of jacquard upholstery fabrics for Backhausen Interior Textiles GmbH. Working in the design atelier of Backhausen for half a year 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

2005  

  

Design assistant for Maarit Salolainen Design, Pattern and colour design of jacquard furnishing fabrics for Backhausen Interior Textiles GmbH 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

2004 

  

Trainee in Nanso oy  

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

2003  

  

Trainee in fashion design studio DOG, in Paris  

EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS 2007 Koivu fabric in Habitare Furniture and interior decoration fair in Helsinki

 

 

2007

 

My work SuperGirl for design competition Unelmien apuväline was selected to a exhibition in Design Forum Helsinki

 

  

2006

  

Final work in Masters of Arts- exhibiton, Helsinki 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

2005 

  

Carmen fabric in Habitare Furniture and interior decoration fair in Helsinki. Chair with Carmen fabric wins an award of interior design magazines

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

2005 

  

Home decoration exhibition with a theme "Anarchy" with a finnish fashion company Globe Hope in Design Forum, Helsinki

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

2003 

  

Sleep In, a stand in Habitare Furniture and interior decoration fair in Helsinki, made in cooperation with University of Art and Design and Finlayson 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPETITIONS 

  

2005  

  

3rd price in “Pirkka 20-years”-competition. My awarded pattern is used in the 20th anniversary year of a finnish everyday product brand Pirkka, to decorate e.g. the shops and shopping bags of this brand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2003  

  

Honorary mention in the competition Future Classics for retail company Kodin Anttila  

 

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER SKILLS 

 

 

 

Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, EAT, Prima Vision