Scotland’s Centre for
Design and Architecture

Facebook Twitter Instagram
Trip Advisor

Twitter Feed /

  • Join in our building tour at 1pm today. £5/£3 (concessions) No booking required. Info:… 1 hour ago
  • .@kwctraining​ will be here at The Lighthouse with their Rainmaker Masterclass on Friday 24th January. They will b…… 18 hours ago
  • New exhibition on now! Visit Level Four to see new work from fifth year students from the Mackintosh School of Arch…… 20 hours ago
  • Planning your trips for 2020? @ArchDaily takes a look at some of the top places in Paris for architects to visit... 23 hours ago

Visit / Exhibitions / SAMPLE by Collect Scotland


SAMPLE by Collect Scotland 24 Mar 2017 – 22 Jun
Gallery One

Collect Scotland is a platform for Scottish printed textile design. Established in 2012, Collect Scotland exhibit internationally with an evolving collective of designers born or based in Scotland.

SAMPLE showcases specially commissioned pieces from 15 current or past members of Collect Scotland.

Lorna Brown, Susan Castillo, Alice Dansey-Wright, Joanna Dixon, Rachel Duckhouse, Hazel Dunn,Yvonne Elliott-Kellighan, Chloe Highmore, Vanessa Hindshaw, Lyndsay Mackie, Mhari McMullan, Ruth Mitchell, Marie O'Connor, Marion Parola and Natasha Samasuwo.

The exhibition aims to shine a light on the anonymous and hidden discipline of textile design, an industry where designers are not always credited for commercial work. These designs have been created in response to five trends identified by Collect:

Chiaroscuro, Earthly Paradise, Cut and Paste, Emotional Landscape and Remembered Dreams.

The exhibition also features a retrospective of work produced by Collect members for the Collect studio portfolio, which has previously been exhibited at Premiere Vision, Paris, but not at home in Scotland until now. The diverse client list of Collect Scotland includes Nike, Whistles, IKEA, Converse and Paperchase.

SAMPLE is curated by the directors of Collect Scotland; Mhari McMullan, Yvonne Elliott-Kellighan, Marion Parola, and Chloe Highmore.

Design by Tangent Graphic