Ramsden of WONZ latest ‘Skills Hero’
November 17, 2008,
Marble Hill, Ga. – A Wools of New Zealand (WONZ) creative manager has won the Skills Hero award from the Skillfast UK, the government-sponsored Sector Skills Council for fashion and textiles.
“We are extremely proud of Joanna’s accomplishments,” said Tim Lonsdale, ceo, WONZ. “As a participant in a number of influential international color forecasting panels and as the creative manager for Wools of New Zealand, Joanna has influenced the making of many highly successful carpet ranges – not only in the U.K., but across the globe.”
Currently, Ramsden and the Ilkley team are developing the 2010 Color and Trend Collection for carpets. The collection highlights yarn textures and surface structures for carpets and rugs, as well as fashion-forward color use. The forecast will be launched at Surfaces 2009.