Alison Milner works within the specialisation of surface design in a wide range of materials she originally trained as a Furniture designer at the Royal College of Art but has now made a niche for herself specialising on 2D for 3D, she and has built up many industry and craft contacts and collaborators. Her work is original and adaptable, she has a fresh, contemporary graphic style.
She enjoys working with pattern, with photographs and also in a more illustrative style .Plants are a favourite subject matter and the 1950s and 1960s and Scandinavian style are strong influences.
Recent Clients Include:
2014-2015: Three Bridges Medium Secure Unit, Ealing, London: window vinyls, text on walls, vinyl-wallpaper murals, vitreous enamel panels, Curtains and table tops.
2014-2015: Department of Nuclear Medicine -Hillingdon Hospital, London- Photo-montage wall art
2014 -2015: Borde Hill Gardens: Ceramic garden signage 2012-2014: Yorkshire Sculpture Park: Ranges of bespoke merchandise including ceramics, tea towels and limited Edition Prints
2012-2013: Rathfinny Vineyard: Ranges of bespoke merchandise including ceramics, tea towels, printed bags and stationary. 2012-2013 : Macmillan Cancer Care : Window vinyls, large enamel panels, uniform scarves, bespoke bone china and printed laminate meeting table.
2011: Habitat: a range of 3D products and furniture incorporating surface decoration.
2007: Royal Doulton: design development of the traditional Flambé process ,
- 2D for 3D: design and realisation for bespoke surfaces
- vitreous enamel
- digital Formica
- Service areas
- UK Wide
- Company awards
- 2008- Reflect Forward Award and Lottery grant for a solo exhibition at Craft Central, based on the Wellcome Collection Archives.
- 2006- Awarded Arts Council grant for Inspirational Objects – nature as designer exhibition (which has subsequently toured to seven venues).
- 1990- McColl’s Art Foundation Travel Bursary to go to India to study Dhokra metal casting.
- 1987- Second prize in ‘British Design in Japan’ Lamp section (Design Council).
- 1985- Princess of Wales Award-RCA (For the most distinguished female entrant of the year).
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