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Orla Lawn is a Liverpool-based Irish designer-maker working in material innovation and interior surface design. She is a recent graduate of the Royal College of Art where she studied Mixed Media Textile Design. She has a background in Architecture and a First Class Honours Degree in Textile Design from Central Saint Martins. Lawn’s work often bridges the fields of craft and construction. Working with combinations of many hard and soft materials, from concrete, wood and resin to silk, foam and chocolate, her work to date has explored tactility in the built environment and the boundaries between textiles and interiors.