Alex Brownless is the co-founder of ARTSTHREAD, the world's leading digital platform for emerging designers & artists and a launchpad for the next generation of creative talent. Over the last 10 years ARTSTHREAD has helped thousands of new creatives launch their own brands and gain employment worldwide. Having built relationships with more than 800 creative institutions gives access to well over 300,000 students in approximately 120 countries. ARTSTHREAD has partnered with many brands such as Levi's, Design Pavilion-Times Square, Avery Dennison, BBC Worldwide, Made.com, Nike, Nasdaq, United Nations, WGSN, Urban Outfitters, Milan Design Week, Premiere Vision, London Design Festival, Magis, Azimut Yachts and many more to help launch the next generation of creative talent globally.
Alex graduated with a BA Hons in Textile Design in the early 1990's and has a rather diverse career, designing for such companies as Banana Republic, Gap, M&S etc. He headed up the successful streetwear/rave label NASA, was the E- Business Manager of WGSN, has consulted for fashion/textile manufacturers in China, India, Turkey & Puerto Rico supplying many retailers & brands worldwide. He also headed up the International fashion division at the world's largest creative recruitment consultancy Aquent. He is currently consulting for Premiere Vision in Paris.