Luciana Iwamoto is a Brazilian-born, NYC-based textile and surface designer.
Her work draws inspiration from the natural environment, its layered phenomena, and the interaction of light and matter. She is also particularly interested in architectural and sculptural qualities, material properties, color, and form.
Iwamoto earned her M.Sc in Fashion and Textiles at University of Sao Paulo, and her M.F.A. in Textiles at the Rhode Island School of Design, where she specialized in woven textiles. Today, she designs for the interior textiles industry and also works on personal and commissioned projects.
Resume available upon request.