Naomi Ryder is a textile designer and illustrator drawing with stitch to create beautiful images of the everyday.

  • Biography

    Naomi Ryder is a textile designer and illustrator who draws with stitch to create exquisite pieces of contemporary art reflecting everyday life. Inspired by the beauty and humour found in everyday routines, she works with freehand machine embroidery, drawing on natural fabrics such as silk and wools instead of paper. Naomi has always loved drawing […]

  • “My dad used to take me to jumble sales and we would collect annuals such as Bunty, Judy, Dandy and Blue Jeans. I knew the photo stories and cartoons back to front and I think that has influenced the love of narrative within my work”

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  • With a background in textile and fashion embroidery and with her highly developed observational skills, Naomi has received commissions from clients such as John Rocha, Domino records, Southbank Centre and Mary Portas.  Naomi has also run workshops at the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Fashion and Textiles Museum, London”

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  • “Katherine mops makes me laugh because it is so melancholy. Melancholy subject matter is actually my favourite thing to draw. It cheers me up the same way singing along to sad folk songs does.” 

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  • “We have worked with Naomi on bespoke ranges in addition to stocking some of her existing products. Naomi is such a pleasure to work with and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend her”
    –Adam Thow, Head of Retail and Buying, Southbank Centre.

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