Kate Wells


NameKate Wells
Job titleSenior Lecturer in Design
Research instituteSchool of Arts

Research outputs

Shibori: digital intervention

Wells, Kate 2020. Shibori: digital intervention.

Itajime: digital intervention

Wells, Kate 2019. Itajime: digital intervention. The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda.

A design journey across time and five nations

Wells, Kate 2019. A design journey across time and five nations.

The revival of the ancient technique of printing with mordants and dyeing in bi-colourants to achieve contemporary poly-chromic designs

Wells, Kate and Churn, Kate 2018. The revival of the ancient technique of printing with mordants and dyeing in bi-colourants to achieve contemporary poly-chromic designs. NOVA University of Lisbon Campus Caparica / Caparica Portugal.

Solar patterning: The employment of fast and fugitive colorants via the historical: anthotype, cyanotype and leuco vat: Solar dye patterning processes.

Wells, Kate 2018. Solar patterning: The employment of fast and fugitive colorants via the historical: anthotype, cyanotype and leuco vat: Solar dye patterning processes.

Bio-colours sustainable colour: Material, colour and patterning, choice for textiles that can have a positive impact on our well-being.

Wells, Kate and Greger, Ness 2018. Bio-colours sustainable colour: Material, colour and patterning, choice for textiles that can have a positive impact on our well-being.

Solar patterning: The employment of fast and fugitive colorants via Anthotype, Cyanotype and other photographic techniques.

Wells, Kate and Greger, Ness 2016. Solar patterning: The employment of fast and fugitive colorants via Anthotype, Cyanotype and other photographic techniques. Progress in Colour Studies (PICS).

Sustainable solar surface decoration: the correlation between Anthotype principles with plant extractions as a form of eco-patterning for fabrics

Wells, Kate and Greger, Ness 2016. Sustainable solar surface decoration: the correlation between Anthotype principles with plant extractions as a form of eco-patterning for fabrics. The Textile Institute.

Digital warp blue

Wells, Kate 2015. Digital warp blue.

Cyanotype and Anthotype: Eco-patterning with mineral and natural dyes

Wells, Kate 2015. Cyanotype and Anthotype: Eco-patterning with mineral and natural dyes. Proceedings of the 3rd International Textiles & Costume Congress - ITCC 2015.

The emerging evidence of a time through the emergence of an image through time: a correlation between the early photographic imaging processes anthotypes and natural dyes

Wells, Kate, Jackson, Jane and Pearson, Emily 2015. The emerging evidence of a time through the emergence of an image through time: a correlation between the early photographic imaging processes anthotypes and natural dyes.

Fabrica-tactilis, skilful production, structure - Fabric that may be touched, tangible

Wells, Kate and Poundall, Robyn 2014. Fabrica-tactilis, skilful production, structure - Fabric that may be touched, tangible.

Itajime gasuri: digital warps

Wells, Kate 2014. Itajime gasuri: digital warps. World Shibori Network.

Digital warp blue part of silken threads exhibition

Wells, Kate 2014. Digital warp blue part of silken threads exhibition.

Barcode I, II, III

Wells, Kate 2014. Barcode I, II, III.

‘Invent-re-invent Itajime: digital board clamping’

Wells, Kate 2013. ‘Invent-re-invent Itajime: digital board clamping’. Kasetsart University.

The creative use of salt shrinking and de-gumming of silk as a patterning technique

Wells, Kate 2013. The creative use of salt shrinking and de-gumming of silk as a patterning technique.

The creative use of salt shrinking and de-gumming of silk as a patterning technique

Wells, Kate 2013. The creative use of salt shrinking and de-gumming of silk as a patterning technique. Kasetsart University Press.

Colour, health and wellbeing: the hidden qualities and properties of natural dyes

Wells, Kate 2013. Colour, health and wellbeing: the hidden qualities and properties of natural dyes. Journal of the International Colour Association.

More than Nature's colours

Wells, Kate 2013. More than Nature's colours.

More than Nature's colours

Wells, Kate 2013. More than Nature's colours.

The Dyers' craft: resist patterned textiles

Hann, Michael and Wells, Kate 2000. The Dyers' craft: resist patterned textiles. The University Gallery, Leeds.

Fabric dyeing and printing

Wells, Kate 2000. Fabric dyeing and printing. Conran Octopus Limited.
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