About

Textiles Hub London is the UK’s premier textiles collective.

We host, nurture and present the most innovative and sustainable new names in textiles practice today.

The designers at Textiles Hub London enjoy many industry accolades and prizes including those from the Queen Elizabeth Trust, Queen Elizabeth Engineering Awards, British Council, Loewe Foundation, Timberland Earthkeeper’s Prize, Hand & Lock Embroidery, Textiles Institute, TechTextil, Lexus, Max Mara and more.

Vision, uniqueness, freedom of voice, informed material decisions and a rich mix of cultural experiences makes the collective strong, pioneering, resilient and inspiring. In-house cultural influences are international with a particular recent focus on India, Ghana, Japan, Italy, Sudan, Sweden, France, England, Scotland, Thailand, Mexico and North America. With each new resident, these pathways and dialogues are in constant flux and have a compelling influence on all the work produced in the studio and promote culture change and evolution year on year.

Textiles Hub London is an exciting art and design incubator in the heart of London located in a large Victorian warehouse. The studio has been occupied by leading British textile designers, makers and entrepreneurs since 1978. The studio looks out over a large, leafy park and benefits from nearby West Hampstead Overground, Underground and Thameslink stations (just one stop from King’s Cross St Pancras Int’l).

The collective is designed to give textile practitioners a space in which to work, experiment and develop their unique hand-writing. Established by critically-acclaimed British artist Emma Neuberg (Textiles, PhD RCA, 2000), the hub is a satellite of the Slow Textiles Group, a social enterprise that she founded in 2007 to enable artist-entrepreneurs to scale-up sustainable textiles practices and related enterprises through education and management tools.

Members of Textiles Hub London work with international brands including Chanel, Burberry, Liberty’s, Loewe, Mulberry, Phoebe English, Saatchi Gallery, Royal Thai Embassy, Victoria & Albert Museum and Alexander McQueen.

Dr Emma Neuberg, Founding Director of Textiles Hub London, at one of her solo shows, East London, 2018. Photo credit Cristina Schek.

Neuberg is the recipient of several Design, Business and Fine Art awards and is a part-time lecturer at the Victoria & Albert Museum. In 2020 – 21, she is an Arts Council UK awardee and a Lincoln City Fellow with the Speranza Foundation in Los Angeles, USA.

Textiles Hub London is located in one of the few artist warehouses in London run by the superb Camden charity, Kingsgate Workshops Trust. Their remit is to support traditional arts and crafts businesses that focus on innovation and experimentation. This provenance and collective ethos makes Textiles Hub London a culturally important and conducive centre for textile designers and artists to explore, experiment, share and develop their practice.

  • Textiles Hub London gives shared access to textiles-making, expertise and professional development.
  • Textiles Hub London residents work with brands, companies and institutions lending luxury, cultural value and style to their campaigns, cultural heritage, projects and meaning.
  • Textiles Hub London residents are trained by the best teachers in the world and are qualified in design flair, verve and originality.
  • Textiles Hub London offers the best in British textiles, production, design thinking, making, creativity and design.
  • Textiles Hub London residents are available to design and deliver textiles workshops at all events, from museums to festivals, independents to trade fairs.
  • Textiles Hub London residents are available to deliver bespoke designs, fabrics, artworks and commissions catering to every desire and scale.

You’re invited to meet members of Textiles Hub London at one of the monthly collaborative events or sign up to the Future Workshops Mailing List.