Katherine Pogson

Katherine Pogson is a QEST scholar and author of Complete Leatherwork. Trained at the Royal College of Art, she specialises in leather techniques, creating bespoke and limited edition fashion accessories. Exhibitions include Fortnum and Mason, The New Craftsmen, Coronation Festival (Buckingham Palace) and London Design Festival. She is a Visiting Maker at the Pitt Rivers Museum Oxford.

Describe your approach to teaching:

I am interested in developing people's own design ideas, and like to encourage the exploration of these in a playful, hands-on manner. Learning by doing is the key!

What inspires your own work?

My work is process driven - exploring texture and structure through experimentation, combined with artisan techniques. The Parisian atelier of the Twenties, where playfulness and couture skills meet is my ideal.

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