24-27 September 2015
Tent London, Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL
Jon Pettersen is an established Norwegian textile designer with an international network of premium production facilities, enabling him to serve clients such as The Norwegian Prime Minister’s Residence and Oslo City Hall with exclusive textiles for interiors, clothing or accessories.
In 2012, Pettersen was involved in the reproduction of textiles for the UN Security Council Hall, commissioned by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In 2007, he received the Award for Design Excellence from the Norwegian Design Council.
His status as a designer-maker combines the artistic, visual elements of textile creation with the hands-on processes associated with technical developments and factory prototyping.
His work is part of the collection at the Museum of Applied Art in Bergen and the Art Museum of Northern Norway. He holds the position of Associate Professor at Bergen Academy of Art and Design, with a special expertise in Jacquard weaving.