Carmel Snow is a technical + cultural textile designer based between NYC + Berlin + Lima .
She is an designer, explorer, and change- maker interweaving in the world crew flow through textiles. She pushes her work to interweave technical innovation with cultural design and social justice. Through remixed material development and textile technology, Carmel innovates materials with a focus on industrial knits. Her practice utilizes computer programs, machines, experiments, and hand techniques to create innovative materials for the application of fashion, textile products, and textile architectural structure. Her work crosses boarders and often interweaves with media, technology, innovation, and education.
Carmel grew up in Oakland, California and spent formative years experiencing life in Hawaii and Ecuador. Carmel is a recent graduate with a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design '14 majoring in Textile Design with concentrations in architectural textiles, hip hop, and sustainability.
Female Narratives, Creative Agency Collaborator, 2017
Electronic + Textile Institute Berlin, Artist in Residence, 2016
Birdmilk Collective, Berlin Textile Residency, 2016
Impossible Project, Sponsored Designer , 2015
Rhode Island School of Design, Honor Student, 2013-2014
Phoebe T. Meehan Achievement Scholarship, 2014
Material and Process Exhibition Finalist, RISD Material Connexion, 2013
Biomimicry Material Exhibit, Brown University Science Center, 2014
Clif Bar, Young Entrepreneur Award, 2010
Volcom, “V.co-logical Summer Ambassador” Grant, 2010
Future Leaders Institute, Innovation Award, 2009