Ella Blou (real name, Ella Harwood) is a British designer and DJ based in Paris. Her practice draws from her love of blue, distance and internationalism as these themes consistently inform her visual and musical work. Whilst working as a graphic designer with a background in fashion, she also hosts Transient Landscapes on Skylab Radio (Melbourne), which aims to collage and curate diverse musical routes.



Education


The University of Westminster | BA Fashion Design   
2015 - 2019 with Gold Scholarship Award
 

Kingston School of Art | Foundation Diploma in Art and Design
2014 - 2015  


Experience


Lutz Huelle | Assistant to Studio Coordinator | Paris
August 2019 - Onward

Marine Serre | Design Intern | Paris
March 2018 – August 2018


Jacquemus | Atelier Intern | Paris
September 2017 – March 2018


Richard Malone | Atelier Intern | London 
January - February 2017


Commissions


Roza Terenzi July 2019 European tour poster.
dooj inaugural clubnight promotional T-shirt August 2019, Melbourne.
Good Marinations ‘Electrolytes’ November event poster, Hobart.
Champagne Funk mix tracklist and icons, London.



Skills


•    Skilled with digital design programs such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, good knowledge of Excel and InDesign.
•    Experienced in 3D drape and creative pattern cutting.
•    Strong eye for colour and fabrications and confident in material sourcing.

•    Experienced in digital, screen and sublimation print.

•    Wide knowledge of Logic Pro, music sourcing, mixing and sequencing.
•    Skilled in hand-drawn illustration and visual communication.

•    Good standard of speaking and understanding French (7 years study and 18 months living abroad).