Kirsty is an award winning UK designer and the Product and Design Manager for heritage retailer Heal’s. Where she works on in-house design and development briefs across furniture and upholstery and also manages the annual Heal’s Discovers initiative.
Kirsty is also a Co-Founder and Creative Director for a new London based watch brand, Freedom To Exist. The brand launched its first collection Edition One in November 2015, which consists of a 30mm diameter watch in 5 colourways. In April 2016 they were successful in funding their Kickstarter campaign for the larger 40mm watch and is currently on pre-sale.
For several years Kirsty worked at homeware and furniture retailer Habitat, where she gained valuable experience in many areas of retail and design.
While working for Made.com as the Design Product Manager she was based in Shanghai for a year (August 2011 to September 2012) which allowed her to work directly with manufacturers, gaining valuable experience, contacts and knowledge regarding the whole design development and manufacture process.
Kirsty has had items manufactured by Made.com, Modus, Oliver B, Heal’s and Normann Copenhagen, and freelanced for Dwell, Next & British Home Stores
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