Tina Gorjanc

Tina Gorjanc


Lecturer in Textile Design Innovation

, School of Arts and Creative Industries

Areas Of Interest

  • Material Futures
  • Sustainable Futures
  • Ethics of Design
  • Contextual studies
  • Design Thinking
  • Bio-design and Bio-legislation
  • Leather, Leather Alternatives and Animal Products
  • Speculative and Critical Design
  • Delayed Gratification
  • New Value System: Rarity and Appreciation
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Tina Gorjanc is a researcher, designer and consultant specialising in material exploration and innovative product development. She is most recognised for her work that merges speculative and critical product design practices with scientific procedures. Her creative approach has caught the attention of some of the biggest media companies as she has worked with established international institutions and organisations worldwide.

She was awarded the NOVA award in 2016 and the A'Design Award in 2015 and 2017 for her fashion and textile industry work. In addition, she has contributed to the ArtEZ: Searching for the new luxury publication and the MA Material Futures catalogues, a course she also lectures on.