Did you always want to become a designer? What or who designs have always come from. I was born and raised on the inspired you? Faroe Islands, so the Faroes are very close to my heart and I have always been creative and started sewing and knitting moved back, it will be more visible in the designs and in the clothes for my Barbie dolls from a very young age. I found marketing of the brand. an old book the other day called Mine skolekammerater (My The motive for changing the brand identity was to give the answer questions such as “What is your favorite color?”, “What brand a stronger image – to go back to the basics and make the do you want to be when you grow up?”, etc. In the book, I wrote designs more personal. The transformation behind the name when I was only 9 years old that I wanted to be my own boss change from Soul Made to Soul Made Faroe Islands furthermore and a designer, so I guess I wanted this as a child. But when I enhances the main idea behind the Soul Made brand - namely, became older, I wanted to study history or politics or something traditional Faroese knitwear with feminine, modern, and classic design. not in my plans. I moved to Copenhagen and took a year off What is the best part about living in the Faroe Islands? from school to figure out what I wanted to do. During that year, I took classes in pattern making and sewing and I got so caught Being close to the raw nature that is the inspiration behind the up in it that I could not imagine doing anything else. So my brand. path eventually led me to fashion design. After graduating as a Could you describe a typical day in your designer life? designer, I could not wait to establish my own company - I just knew that this is what I wanted to do. My parents had their own The company consists of only two full-time employees and a few part-time employees, so the company is small and there is business, so I guess it was in my blood. always a lot of work to be done - a lot of different assignments You recently moved back to the Faroe Islands and you within design, production, PR, marketing, our shop, and more. have been changing the image behind the brand, focusing more on a Nordic look and relating it to the Faroe Islands Every day is different, but the usual working day is between 10 – with a name change from Soul Made to Soul Made Faroe 12 hours and there is always some work done over the weekend, Islands. What initiated the move and what is the storyline constant contact with the factories that create our collections, and motive behind the change of the brand identity? and there are always a lot of samples that go back and forth The move to Faroe Islands was for personal reasons, so I had to between us and the factories that we have to correct and make comments on.
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