Claire-Anne O'Brien



Claire Anne O’Brien is a London based textile designer specialising in large scale sculptural and three-dimensional knitted fabrics for interiors. Colourful, playful, and pattern-led fabrics and surfaces are inspired by traditional techniques such as weave, knotting and basketry. The studio produces bespoke commissions and fabric development for commercial and private clients, as well as a range of knitted wool furniture.

Originally from Co.Cork, Ireland, Claire-Anne graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2006 with a degree in Textiles. She then went on to complete an MA in Constructed Textiles at The Royal College of Art in 2010. She is now a lecturer in Constructed Textiles at Bath Spa University.

Selected Shows: Liminal __Irish Design 2015, London Design Festival, Milan Furniture Fair, Wool Modern and Spinexpo. Awards: 2015 Cockpit/ Haberdashers Award 2011 Future Makers Award Crafts Council of Ireland 2009 Kay Cosserat Award for Knitting 2009 Framework Knitters Award.

Commissions and custom orders are welcome. Please email info@claireanneobrien.com with any inquiries