Coco Cripps is a London based Textile designer. Graduated from Central Saint Martins with a BA in Textile Design, specialising in knit.
Coco is currently working on a new project called Aluminate. A dual clothing cycle range. Stylish in the day and illuminating in the night.
Coco's has recently designed a shop shutter design for Electric Avenue in Brixton. The design is part of an Electric Pattern project to bring the street alive at night, when the shops shutters are down. It has been installed. Go check it out on Electric Avenue!
In 2019 Coco was part of collaboration, Interlaced Cycles, where movement meets textiles in a durational piece. It was performed in St George's Garrison Church, for the Greenwich and Lewisham Young Peoples Theatre.
Coco’s knitted samples were posted on (WGSM) Worth Global Style Network website: a trend forecasting website, as part of a collaboration.
In 2012 she won the Big Dance 2012 design competition to design an Oyster Card cover to promote the festival. The same year she won a competition to build a tree house for the Mark Evison Foundation.
Coco has worked on a variety of animation and illustration commissions including design work for BAFTA winning animator Jonathan Hodgson and poster illustrations for Incredible Edible Lambeth.
Coco also works with music and has created several sound tracks for animation including Emma Calder’s short film ‘Everyone is waiting for something to happen’.
She has previously played percussion in The London Schools Symphony Orchestra. Currently works part time for The Centre of Young Musicians and teaches piano alongside her textile career.
Coco has always been multi skilled and enjoys combining mediums, as she believes that’s where the best ideas evolve from.