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Sophie Wetherell

Assistant Professor

Department: Northumbria School of Design

My Interests

Understanding the future role of a designer by exploring the space of a 'Redesigner'. My work centers around sustainable fashion and how we can redeploy traditional design tools to help create product life-extension stratagies at the back end of a products life.


Areas of Expertise

Sustainability, Repair, Remanufacture, Design Thinking, CAD.


My Industrial Experience

My industry experience has been based out in Denmark. I worked for Selected Homme for several years, followed by Norse Projects.

I am currently undertaking a PhD exploring the role of a 'Redesigner' through repair and remanufacture.

Sophie Wetherell

  • Design Studies MA (Hons) May 30 2019
  • Fashion BA (Hons) June 30 2012

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