© Nicolas Wefers

Porsch, Nadja

Teaching Staff for Special Tasks | Director Textile Workshop

Since 2010 Self-employed designer for corporate fashion – design textile products – workshops & textile consulting. Speciality: Industrie 4.0 (digital textile factory).

2009 Received a patent for a textile production process resulting from her diploma project
2008 Full-time product designer for production facilities in the in EU & CN with FA Karlie Heimtierbedarf GmbH
2007 Internship at the Güsken Silk Weaving Mill in Krefeld
2003–2008 Product design studies with a focus on “Design of textile products” and “System design” at the Kunsthochschule Kassel
2003 Trade examination in men’s tailoring at the Staatstheater Kassel
2000 Graduation from Wilhelmsgymnasium Kassel

Teaching experience:

Kunsthochschule Kassel, Teaching staff for special tasks in textile technologies (pattern making, ready-to-wear, dyeing, color and equipment, textile printing, chemical bonding, embroidery, tufting)
University of Osnabrück, Lecturer for Aesthetics and Function of Textiles and Clothing
HAWK University of Applied Sciences and Art Hildesheim, Lecturer for Design Management (2012–2013)

Professional Articles (Magazin zza):

07/2016 "Gewebe vs. Gewirke“: Raffinierte Produktgestaltung -

05/2016 "Trendscout unterwegs“: Gestaltung mit System

05/2014 "Ein Trend ist keine Mode“: Neues von der Interzoo

05/2013 "Design funktioniert“: Wie sieht ideales Zubehör aus?