Anne Prahl is a researcher, designer and educator and has been active in the Clothing and Textiles industry for over 20 years, working for companies such as Nike, Speedo, WGSN, Ellesse, Puma, Marks & Spencer, Animal, Topshop and Esprit, in the UK, Hong Kong and Europe. She gained her Master’s Degree in Design for Textile Futures from Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design in London in 2007, an experience which started her on-going journey into exploring Design for Sustainability. This journey is taking her to new places, projects and opportunities, as she is continuously exploring her role as a designer through a variety of interesting and challenging design and research projects.
Combining her passion for Sustainability and interest in Wellbeing, Anne is currently undertaking practice-led PhD research at London College of Fashion. Her project ‘Designing wellbeing: Exploring future opportunities for wearable e-noses’, investigates the integration of environmental and human wellbeing, with a particular focus on probing a real user need.