Allie Davis is a surface designer with an Honours Bachelor in Craft and Design, majoring in Textiles.
Designing with someone else’s joyful experience in mind, Allie is a passionate maker who enjoys unique colour combinations. The majority of their work is created with traditional Japanese paper and dyeing techniques, which they later photograph and manipulate to create digital designs.
They believe strongly in operating an eco-friendly practice, using only the highest quality, natural materials whenever possible. Allie’s current focus is gender-inclusive design for children, with an emphasis on imagination and a sense of discovery.
In June 2018, Allie graduated top of their class at Sheridan College, receiving the Silver Medal Award, Angela Martin Award, and Anu Raina Surface Design Award. They are currently a textile Artist In Residence at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto, Canada.