Fashion and Textiles

Emma McCusker

Stitch Technician BA (Hons) Fashion and Textiles – Fashion and Textiles

MA in Mixed-media Textiles (Royal College of Art), BA Hons in Textiles (Arts University Bournemouth)


Emma graduated from MA Textiles (Mixed-media) at the Royal College of Art in 2017, having previously studied at the Arts University Bournemouth. Emma has a broad range of industry experience, having worked in Colour and Material design for McLaren Automotive developing innovations in Textiles and surfaces for the brand. She is a multi-disciplinary designer, whose skill set lies in both hard and soft material constructions, from developing a set design for an outdoor theatre production to creating homeware furnishings and sensory engagement tools, Emma’s creative practice is concerned with exploring our human relationship to the material world around us, investigating our emotional responses to tactile engagements.


  • Winner of the Dean's prize for the School of Design (2014)
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