Saumya Singh is a textiles and material designer with a textile background. Her practice involves innovation with materials that evolve from culturally rooted regenerative systems and from waste cycles of consumption. Understanding material context and relevance in its ecology from the past, present and possible future drives her approach.
She worked on two major projects dealing with the value chain of different wool cycles in Kutch, Gujarat and Kullu, Himachal Pradesh in India. As part of her graduate project at MA Biodesign, she worked to bring together urban material waste streams of eggshells along with UK wool through woven material making. She is currently working with Modern Synthesis as a Textile Production Technician, giving form to their cutting edge materials derived from bacterias.
She is passionate about innovating with materials and employing systems thinking for future sustenance.