Brooke Roberts-Islam

Co-Founder, Brooke Roberts Innovation Agency (BRIA).  

About Speaker

Brooke Roberts-Islam is an award-winning digital knitwear designer and consultant who recently co-founded the Brooke Roberts Innovation Agency (BRIA).

Following a previous career as a diagnostic radiographer within the NHS, Brooke used inspiration from scan images of the brain to create knitwear using the latest digital knitting technology and yarns. She subsequently gave a TED talk explaining how she combined radiography and knitwear design in her clothing range.

At BRIA, Brooke and her team develop materials and design solutions for businesses spanning fashion and manufacturing, directly combining her knowledge of the latest developments in the "fashion-tech" sector with her pioneering cross-discipline approach to developing new materials.

In addition to her design and materials development work, Brooke is a "fashion-tech" and sustainability writer for Forbes.com, the Huffington Post UK, Eco Age and Techstyler - a publishing platform she founded - sharing opinions and interviews from the crossroads of these sectors.
 

Events

Biodesign: Engineering A Future

14:00 - 14:50 16 September 2019