ALL ABOUT FENIA KOULOUSI
I am a creative pattern cutter and fashion designer with a passion for creating unique, innovative and beautiful garments.
I began my career studying architectural engineering and then went on to specialize in fashion and creative pattern cutting. Having a background in engineering is what makes my practice unique: I have an extensive CAD knowledge and an excellent understanding of construction and 3d design. I love using both manual and digital methods in my work and I always aim integrate my skills and knowledge.
Fashion & Creative Pattern Cutting
Thesis Awarded with an "Exceptional Distinction":
"Recreating Alexander McQueen: Investigating the optimal integration of manual and digital pattern cutting techniques to achieve the most cost-effective, accurate and sustainable outcome possible."
-Extensive use of Lectra Modaris, CLO3D and Adobe Illustrator
-Production of a series of 2d and 3d technical drawings
-Study of the potential of integrating fashion and animation
-Study of tailoring techniques and recreation of a McQueen suit.
-Creation of a sustainabillity quiz aiming to draw attention to the importance of self-awareness when it comes to design responsibility.
BSc & MSc
Thesis graded 9.4/10 "Excellent":
"Dress Code Casablanca: Parametric Design in Posthuman Fashion"
-Production of a costume for a movie character
-Pattern cutting, design, and construction inspired by the exoskeleton of insects
-Experimetation with 3d printing and its integration with fashion
-Extensive use of Rhino, Grasshopper and Adobe Photoshop
-Production of 2d & 3d technical drawings