11:30 am11:30

Designing Difference, chaired by Charlotte Abrahams

Conversations in Design: Designing Difference

A discussion about the importance of individuality in an increasingly homogenous world. How do artists and designers create work that stands out and speaks to the contemporary consumer? From hi-tech materials to cutting edge techniques via traditional craft skills, expect insights into work that goes far beyond the usual references.

Helen Amy Murray, Anna Garner and Rita Parniczky in conversation with writer and journalist Charlotte Abrahams
Hosted by FT How to Spend It
Location: Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, London SW10 0XE



Feb 6

Collect 2017

Represented collaboratively by Joanna Bird Collections and Contemporary Applied Arts at Collect 2017.

View an installation of large-scale works - evolved from Parniczky's Perrier-Jouët solo exhibition in summer 2016 - in the stunning setting of the Saatchi Gallery in London's Kings Road, Chelsea.

PR/press enquiries to and

10:00 am10:00

Nomination for The Hospital Club h.100 Award 2016

Celebrating the 100 most influential and innovative people working across Britain's creative industries. 10 categories, 10 nominees per category.

Nominated in Art, Design and Craft category by Rosy Greenlees OBE, Julie Lomax and Aneeqa Khan.

Jul 30

'Weaving with Light; The Forest of Architectural Monofilament'

Rita Parniczky's first solo exhibition presents a selection of artworks including large scale and sculptural materials and photograms. Curated by Perrier-Jouët Arts Salon Member, Julia Royse.

Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery London SE1 0HX

Mar 18

Design Days Dubai

Selected by Crafts Council UK to exhibit X-Ray Series in the Emirates.

Oct 11


Rita Parniczky's X-Ray Vault Series No II nominated by The Whitworth for the exhibition Ornament in Manchester.


Sep 23

Future Heritage at Syon Park

Corinne Julius selects Rita Parniczky's X-Ray Vault Series No II for the curated exhibition Future Heritage during Decorex International at Syon Park, London.

2:30 pm14:30

Winner of Peter Collingwood Trust Award 2015

Rita Parniczky wins Peter Collingwood Trust Award 2015 for innovation in loom-based materials. 
Peter Collingwood was known for his innovative approach to weaving; the Trust encourages artists and designers to keep pushing the boundaries and discover the ‘next new thing’.

May 11

COLLECT 2015, Saatchi Gallery

A new body of large-scale work, X-Ray Vault Series No II installed at Collect Open 2015.
In this installation, Rita Parniczky investigates the performance and capability of the monofilament warp threads to form shapes and patterns inspired by the architectural structure fan vaults.

Supported by Arts Council England.

7:00 pm19:00

The Arts Foundation Awards 2015

Rita Parniczky wins runner-up award for a fellowship in Materials Innovation supported by The Clothworkers' Foundation. Nominated by Rosie Greenlees, OBE.