Laura Slater is a Textile Design practitioner based in Leeds. Her practice focuses on the significance of textile and pattern design as a vehicle for engagement with art as part of the everyday and current research investigates the relevance of design in a gallery context as well as for commercial application. Drawing, image making and process is central to the development of distinctive printed works, with design projects being both developed and produced through hand screen printed methods. Marking 10 years of her design studio, to date clients and collaborators include Heals, John Lewis, Tate, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, The Hepworth Wakefield, Nottingham Contemporary and Ikea Global. Her studio research projects have included residency at Cove Park and large-scale installation for RHS Chelsea and London Design Festival.