Miriam Ponsa

Miriam Ponsa
Day
Wednesday, 29 January, 2014 - 19:00
Hour
19:00
Place

El Born Centre Cultural
Plaça Comercial, 12

BIOGRAPHY

MIRIAM PONSA graduated with an associate’s degree in fashion design from the University of Southampton (UK) and specialized in Knitwear Techniques and Design in Igualada. Her workshop is in Manresa, on the same premises in which, her great-great-grandmother, founded a textile factory specializing in webbing for espadrilles in 1886.

 

The hand-crafting process defines her work, with techniques such as upholstery, basket weaving, and macramé which are seldom used nowadays. As for her trajectory it has been dynamic and passionate. Not following the trends, she creates independent collections which she defines as authored clothing.

 

MIRIAM PONSA designs all the collections in her workshop in Manresa and the garments are produced in workshops in Catalonia. Values like endeavor, team work and authenticity are important to her as well as the recuperation of handicraft techniques and they all form part of her manifesto.

 

Her collections have received several accolades; the latest in a long list being the “La Roca Village Prize” for the best collection at the 080 Fall-Winter 2012-13 edition, presented by the Autonomous Government of Catalonia.

 

COLLECTION - Sherpa

The Sherpa  (in Tibetan "people of the east", derived from shar "east" + pa "people", " a people", "men") are residents of the mountainous regions of Nepal, in the Himalayas.

 

Transport, cargo, travel and effort are the inspirational elements of this so characteristic trade, closely related to nature and to dedication.

 

The techniques of hand weaving, working with wool, knitting and the rustic/ sport mix define the collection.

 

 


Designer and Brand: Miriam Ponsa
Address: c/ Bruc, 25
08241 Manresa
Phone number:+34 938 721 758
Fax: +34 938 728 753
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.miriamponsa.com
Facebook: miriamponsa
Twitter: @miriamponsa
Brand Manager: Miriam Ponsa
Commercial Responsible: Enric Burgstaller
Email: [email protected]