About me

 

► Product & Fashion Design
► Sustainable Fashion
► Textile, Material and Texture Design
► Trends & Colors
► Design Workshops
► Art Direction

 

”Victoria’s work stands out for one simple reason- a personification of materials. She sees a personality in each material she works with, and through her creations, she empowers that personality. She lifts it out from an ordinary existence, and redefines it.” – MaterialDriven

 

Professional experience


 

2017 – ongoing               Freelance Designer at MIMMEKO

Designer of Mimmeko’s kids bags collection.
Mimmëko is fashion brand born in Bilbao in 2013, Basque Country. At the moment Mimmëko has a wide selection of goods and garments all produced in Europe. With the aim of creating sustainable products with love, a mix of urban style with a sea related life style concept.

2016 – (June-Sept.)        Designer in Residence / World Design Capital Tapei 2016

Project ”Waste Craft”
Research into waste materials of diverse textile industries; organising design workshops for designers, students and residents; establishing links between the local creative professionals and the textile industry for future sustainable projects.

2016 – ongoing               FORM & SEEK, Design Collective / Collaboration

2016 – ongoing               Freelance Designer at MELAWEAR

Designer for apparel and accessories at mela wear.
Melawear sells and promotes textiles and accessories in Germany and Europe by cooperating with Fairtrade and organic brands and producers. Melawear and its suppliers are both Fairtrade and GOTS (global organic textile standard) certified.

2015 – ongoing               BLANCCollective, Collaboration

2015 – ongoing               DUTCH INVERTUALS COLLECTED, Design Collective / Online Gallery

2014                                 VOLVO Design Challenge

2014 – ongoing               WDSTCK Collective / Gallery / Collaboration

2013 – 2017                      Freelance Designer at ELEMENTUM by Daniela Pais

ELEMENTUM is a sustainable clothing line for women.
My role included: collection design and sampling, organisation and stand design for trade shows and sale points, photo shoot direction/ styling/ production, social media management, e-commerce design and management, print design and branding.

2013 – ongoing               Studio Victoria Ledig

Commissioned and independent projects in the fields of fashion accessories, material development, interior objects and art direction.

2012                                  Internship at ECCO Leather, Dongen, Netherlands (6 months)

2004                                  Internship at Hüte&Kostüme, Hamburg, Germany; hat & costume making for the stage (3 months)

 

Exhibitions/ Presentations


 

May – Oct 2017               MIROIR MIROIR. MUDAC. Lausanne, CH.

July 2017                           CURRENT MOOD. MODEFABRIEK. RAI Amsterdam, NL.

June 2017                         TIPPIA – backpack collection launch with MIMMEKO.                                                                                                                                                  ETHICAL FASHION WEEK BERLIN – SS18. Funkhaus Berlin, DE.

June 2017                         CLASH PROJECT. FASHIONCLASH FESTIVAL 2017. Maastricht, NL.

October 2016                   DUTCH DESIGN WEEK. DUTCH INVERTUALS COLLECTED. Veemsgebouw. Eindhoven, NL.

October 2016                   DUTCH DESIGN WEEK. MISCELLANEOUS. Sectie-C. Eindhoven, NL.

October 2016                   WORLD DESIGN CAPITAL TAIPEI 2016. Taipei, TW.

September 2016               LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL. FORM & SEEK. Boxpark, London, UK.

June 2016                          NUDE vs. NAKED. A Shoppable Exhibition. Modefabriek, Amsterdam, NL.

April 2016                           SALONE DEL MOBILE. FORM & SEEK. Ventura Lambrate, Milan, IT.

October 2015                    THE FUTURE OF FASHION IS NOW. Boymans van Beuningen Museum – travelling exhibition,                                                                                  Shanghai, PRC.

October 2015                   DUTCH DESIGN WEEK. BLANCCollective. Kelderman en van Noort, Eindhoven, NL.

May 2015                          D’DAYS. DUTCH INVERTUALS. Galerie Joseph, Paris, FR.

April 2015                          SALONE DEL MOBILE. DUTCH INVERTUALS. Spazio O’, Milan, IT.

March/April 2015              DESIGN BIENNALE ST. ETIENNE. St. Etienne, FR.

October 2014                   DUTCH DESIGN WEEK. VOLVO DESIGN CHALLENGE. Klokgebouw, Eindhoven, NL.

October 2014                   THE FUTURE OF FASHION IS NOW. Boymans van Beuningen Museum, Rotterman, NL.

June 2014                          ELLE FESTIVAL. SPRMRKT, Amsterdam, NL.

May 2014                           COLLECTIVE 2 DESIGN FAIR. New York City, USA.

December 2013                THE OTHER DINNER. Event/Presentation. Waag society, Amsterdam, NL.

October 2013                    DUTCH DESIGN WEEK. GRADUATION SHOW. Design Academy Eindhoven, Eindhoven, NL.

October 2013                    DUTCH DESIGN WEEK. Kelderman en van Noort, Eindhoven, NL.

July 2013                            YOUNG TALENTS. Mini Mall Rotterdam, NL.

June 2013                          ANDERSOM. Kelderman en van Noort, Eindhoven, NL.

June 2013                          ARTEZ MODESHOW. Arnhem, NL.

April 2013                           SALONE DEL MOBILE. LINKING PROCESS. Ventura Lambrate, Milan, IT.

March 2012                        TOEPASSING PERKAMENT. Schaapskooi Schijndel, NL.

 

Education


 

2008 – 2012                      BA Degree, Design Academy Eindhoven, Netherlands; Man and Identity.

2010 (6 months)              Technical textile training at Audax Textielmuseum, Tilburg.

2007                                  Lycée des Métiers François Mitterand, École de Ébénisterie Château-Chinon; Apprentice exchange,                                                               focus on wood carving.

2005 – 2008                      Certificate of apprenticeship in carpentry; Tischlerei Pasch und Sohn OHG, Berlin, Germany.

 

Awards


 

July 2008                           GUTE FORM for diploma piece in carpentry, Berlin, DE.

 

 

Studio Victoria Ledig


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