Sauda Imam is a multi-disciplinary designer known for her innovative approach to printmaking and handwoven textiles. With a deep passion for celebrating cultural heritage and a love for vibrant imagery, her work embodies a bold and rich storytelling style.
Imam's creative practice revolves around intricately drawn patterns that weave together layers of symbolism and narratives. Through her striking use of colours, she creates thought-provoking fabrics that captivate and engage viewers, inviting them to explore the depth and complexity of one's cultural heritage.
Based in London and Nigeria, Imam draws inspiration from the multicultural energy of London and the rich tapestry of traditions in her home country. Her dual presence allows her to bridge different cultural contexts and create designs that resonate on a global scale, reflecting her commitment to celebrating cultural diversity and fostering meaningful conversations through her art.
Awards, Exhibitions and Publications:
Elle UK Editorial Sponsorship, 2023
British Vogue Partner, 2022
'Fashion Ones To Watch' British Vogue Magazine, 2022
'Fashion Forward: Authentic African Style' Voice of America Interview, 2022
'Afropolitan Trousseau' Graduate Showcase: Group show at Central Saint Martins, 2022
First Class BA (Hons) Textile Design at Central Saint Martins, 2022
Inside LVMH Certificate, 2021
Front cover of the UAL 2021/22 Undergraduate Prospectus, 2020