Erica graduated from the Royal College of Art in 2005 (MA Printed
Textiles), specialising in surface design for interiors. Her designs
are aesthetically innovative, exploring unconventional motifs and ideas
of contrast through a combination of the hand drawn and graphic line.
Her background in illustration and graphic design has provided her with
a unique outlook on print design. During her time at the RCA she was
awarded 1st prize in the Graham & Brown Wallpaper Design
competition, and joint 1st prize for the Dorma Textile Design award.
designing print for wallpaper and textiles, ERICA also works on a
variety of freelance design projects and commissions.
ERICA WAKERLY Collection 01 was launched in 2006, at ICFF, New York and
at 100% Design in London, for which she was awarded the 100% Design
Bursary, and shortlisted for the 100% Blueprint best newcomer award.