John Richard MILES

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1944-06-22
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Recreations gardening, cooking, theatre, films, reading, music
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Style Prof John Miles
Career designer and tutor; colourist designer and conslt Fidelis Furnishing Fabrics (later amalgamated with Tootals) 1969-74, work shown in prototype Exhibition at Design Council 1970; designer of fashion furnishings and household textiles for worldwide market 1969-; clients incl: Courtaulds, Heal's, Liberty's, Christian Dior, Yves Saint Laurent; set up own studio: Calver & Pound Designs 1973-77, Peppermint Prints 1977-81; design dir of home furnishings and apparel fabrics Courtaulds plc 1986-87 (design dir of home furnishings 1985-86); Next Interior: design mangr 1987, design and buying mangr 1987, gen mangr 1987-88; set up own studio Miles Whiston & Wright 1989-96, fndr John Miles Partnership 1996-2002; CNAA: chm Fashion and Textile Panel 1984-87 (memb 1978-81), memb Ctee for Art and Design 1984-87 and 1988-, specialist advsr to Ctee for Art and Design 1987; memb: Textile Ctee Design Centre Selection 1985-88 (memb Knitwear Ctee 1984-86), Selection Panel for Young Designers into Industry RSA 1987-89, Advsy Panel BFC 1994-97; sr lectr i/c of textiles St Martin's Sch of Art 1974-75, head of Fashion Dept and Textiles Course leader Brighton Poly 1979-85 prof of textiles and fashion RCA 1989-97, dir of product mktg Dollfus Mieg and Cie France 1997-2001, prof of design Univ of Southampton 2001-02, prof of fashion and textiles Bath Spa Univ 2002-; visiting prof Univ of Huddersfield 2010-; external examiner for various univs, dir of studies for various PhD students; co-fndr and conslt studio Claire and Lyn 1992; memb Industrial Lead Body for Art and Design 1990-96, memb Res Assessment Panel Univ Funding Cncl 1992-; pt/t and visiting lectr; memb numerous academic ctees Brighton Polytechnic and RCA; internal and external assessor; memb Assoc of Heads of Degree Courses for Fashion and Textiles 1979-85; Hon Dr Univ of Southampton 1998
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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