The recently launched exclusive ‘Passion for Pattern’ collaboration between UAL and has been featured in Stylist Magazine this week. 

The online brand, supporting more than 5,000 of the UK’s best small creative businesses, chose a budding UAL Chelsea designer’s pattern and gave it to their talented partners to create unique furnishings. The result? A stunning new collection you won’t find anywhere else.

Introducing Natasha Playell:

We spoke to Textile Design student Natasha Playell, who was snapped up by after seeing her final year designs which featured in her Summer Show, about the inspiration behind the pattern:

The verdict from

“It has been fascinating to see Natasha’s original prints used to create innovative, exciting products by our existing partners. Her patterns stood out for their unique aesthetic and sophisticated autumnal palette – perfect for our Autumn/Winter Collection.”

Sally Bendelow, Creative Product Director,

On studying at Chelsea College of Arts: 

Chelsea College of Arts provided the magic ingredient for success which took Natasha from student to selling thousands of designs in a few months. She spoke to us about that experience and the confidence it has given her to go on into the design industry:

Advice from Natasha on why you should study design:

“If you absolutely love it, it is definitely a direction to go down…it’s one of the biggest industries in the world”

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