Bronagh Griffin CV
Updated: Nov 4, 2020
Name: Bronagh Griffin
Education: Graduated from the National College of Art and Design in Dublin 1988
specializing in Fashion and Textile Design.
Foundation course Belfast Institute of Further and Higher Education
Current owner /designer Nineteenthirty Atelier
December 2017 to date
Nineteenthirty Atelier is a menswear fashion and accessories brand created 2008 - to date. www.nineteenthirty.co.uk.
In 2008 is was a limited edition shirt and accessories brand, with exclusively designed textiles & accessory products. Produced in Europe.
After initially wholesaling the label to 25 UK independent stores it opened it's first shop in Oct 2012 closed November 2017. The bespoke side of the business continues.
Advocacy -We think it is important to inspire the next generation. We offer design mentoring and placement to one 3rd level student per year and have an open door policy to advising schools & students.
1999 – to date Design Inc (Belfast) was created in 1999 and is a design and marketing consultancy, which provided creative marketing and design solutions for fashion, textile and
interiors companies including brand creation and positioning, colour and trend information,
range design and building, textile design, sourcing and supply and the creation of marketing strategies.
EXAMPLES OF PROJECTS:- Design consultancy
Decora Blind Systems
Role 2006 - to date Consultant Designer
Responsibilities To analyze the interior furnishings market and highlight trends in colour and
Categorise the current range in terms of commercial success and customer.
Develop a new range building strategy
Develop a colour palette and print direction
Design on trend unique textile prints for various ranges
Liaise with the internal marketing team.
Creating unique content for social media
Developing seasonal stories and themes for marketing and design
Clear Spirit Design
Role 2010 - 2012 Design Consultant
Responsibility Creation of a womenswear brand which combines fashion and
fabric technology in a unique proposition
Role 2006 - 2009 Consultant Designer
Responsibilities To re-position and re-launch the corporate brand into the Irish and
UK market and to guide the product development process, of new styles and
Creatively direct all marketing materials and website development.
Bridgedale Performance Socks
Roles - 2005 Consultant Designer
Responsibilities The design and development of performance sock for ski, walking and climbing.
The project included research and the market positioning of new product.
Junkers and Mullers GmbH (Germany)
Role - 2007 Consultant Designer
Responsibilities To analyse the UK interior furnishings market and highlight trends in colour and
fabrics. Develop a colour palette
Glenaden Shirts Ltd
Role : 2000 - 2008 Consultant - Design Director.
Responsibilities Creation of brands from initial concept ,to the market positioning and delivery to
market of 5 shirt brands -
1…like no other (now owned by BMB)Thread and Bone, 1 woman, Spin, Silver
Hawk and a new product line of T- Shirts.
Analysis of trends and colour.
Sourcing of all fabrics and trims and new product supply.
Creation of brand identity, consumer profile and identifying market position
Creative direction of all marketing and sales support materials
Creating sub brands for specific retailers such as Selfridges of London and
Reebok (USA) for their flagship stores across America.
Presenting the brand to buyers including Saks 5th Avenue (USA
Coordinating the display and presentation (including attendance) of 1…like no
other at The Pitti Uomo Menswear Fair in Florence, Magic in Las Vegas and New
Design Directorate (Design Group within Invest Northern Ireland)
Role: 2000 -2005 Design Consultant
Responsibilities Promotion and delivery of creative design solutions to large and small business
Companies including Denman, Home Design & Laird Design
Main contributor to the publication of ‘Pulse on Paris’ trend, colour and lifestyle
and Pulse on Paris educational study tour and seminars on trend and lifestyle.
Organiser of the Design with Memory competition 2000 -2001
Galantas Irish Gold
Role: 2002 Marketing Consultant
Responsibilities Repositioning & creation of the marketing materials for a range of Irish gold
Maria Cardanas- Ladieswear
Role: 2002 Design Consultant
Responsibilities Analysis of current business & a proposed repositioning of the brand
Development of a new design, marketing and sales strategy.
Design and development of a new range