Daniel Heath

Daniel Heath Bio

Daniel Heath: Award-Winning British Wallpaper, Textile, and Surface Designer

Daniel Heath is a renowned British designer known for his award-winning, illustrative, and engaging designs in wallpaper, textiles, and surfaces. Based in the vibrant heart of East London, Daniel champions craftsmanship and sustainable design, utilizing up-cycling and re-appropriation of authentic heritage materials.

Craftsmanship and Sustainable Design

Trained at the prestigious Royal College of Art, Daniel mastered the traditional art of silk-screen printing. In 2007, he established his studio, focusing on bespoke, hand-printed wallpapers and crafted interior surfaces, all exclusively made to order. His designs often feature intricate drawings, weaving engaging narratives that reference specific times and places.

Innovative Techniques and Unique Designs

Daniel Heath integrates modern technologies like laser engraving to produce unique designs that blend technology and craftsmanship. His work epitomizes the harmony between traditional values and contemporary aesthetics, creating modern design pieces that stand out.

Academic and Mentorship Roles

An experienced academic, Daniel has lectured in Textiles at numerous universities, including Loughborough, Manchester, Bournemouth, Staffordshire, Bucks New University, and Central St Martins. He also mentors young designers through the Crafts Council Hot House scheme, nurturing the next generation of design talent.

Notable Clients and International Reach

Daniel Heath’s impressive client list includes Swoon Editions, Panasonic Europe, Farrow & Ball, Heal’s, and Anthropologie (US), among others, along with numerous private clients. His work is exhibited and sold internationally, including in Europe and the US.

Affiliations and Additional Resources

Daniel is a proud member of the Artworkers’ Guild in London. To learn more about Daniel Heath and his design philosophy, watch this video commissioned by Material Lab.


To find out a little more about the man himself take a look at this video commissioned by Material Lab.





1982 Born in Eastbourne, East Sussex, England

2001 Distinction, BTEC National Diploma Art and Design Foundation Course, Eastbourne College

2005 BA (Hons) Printed Textiles at Loughborough University

2006 Set up Daniel Heath Studio, London

2007 MA Printed Textiles at Royal College of Art, London

2007 Print Pattern Designer at Nylon, London

2009 Lecturer in Printed Textiles at Loughborough University

2012-on going Crafts Council Hothouse Mentor specialising in Textiles

2012 William Morris Wallpaper Workshops, V&A, London

2013 Finalist for the Surface Design Awards, London

2014 Ordained as a member of the Artworker’s Guild, London

2014 Wallpaper Workshop, Coniston Institute & Grizedale Arts, Cumbria

2014 Associate Lecturer in Textiles at Bournemouth University

2014 Award for best Made in London product by The London Magazine

2014 Essay published in Mid Century Modern Complete Book, Thames and Hudson

2015 Part-time Pathway Leader in Printed Textiles at Bucks New University

2016 -on going Visiting Tutor, Textile Design, Bucks New University & Loughborough University



2011 Exhibition with Retrouvius Architects as part of London Design Festival, London

2012 Tent, London

2012 The Design Museum Christmas Tree with Giles Miller, London

2013 Tent, London

2013 London Design Festival exhibition at Material Lab, London

2013 The Heals Modern Craft Market, London

2014 Paint It Project with Farrow & Ball, London

2014 ICFF, New York, US

2014 Tent, London

2014 Made in Great Britain exhibition at Material Lab, London

2014 Beastly Magic exhibition, as part of SITselect Festival, Stroud, Gloucestershire

2015 ICFF, New York, US

2015 Designer in Residence, The Art House, Wakefield, Yorkshire

2015 From Pomegranate to Apple exhibition at The Worshipful Company of Painter-Stainers Decorative Crafts Group, London

2015 W is for Wallpaper, The Ruthin Craft Centre, Wales

2015 Decorex International, London

2015 Makers Table installation, Tent London

2016 BBC TV, Money for Nothing, Series 2 & 3, London

2016 Walthamstow Garden Party, London

2016 Wallpaper Workshop with Art on the Underground & Blackhorse Workshops, London

2016 Live Wallpaper Printing Workshop in collaboration with In The Window™, Top Drawer, London

2016 Decorex International, London

2016 Handmade in Kew, Live Wallpaper Printing Workshop in collaboration with In The Window™, London

2016 Selected by Material Lab for the Surface & Materials Show feature display, Birmingham

2017 Selected by Sally Angharad for the Surface Design Show feature display, London

2017 London Craft Week Exhibition with Fortum & Mason x Artworkers Guild

2018 HomoFaber Showcase, Vience, Italy

2019 London Design Week, The Art of Wallpaper Printing at William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow, London

2019 London Design Week, International Craft Pavilion, London Design Fair

2021 HomoFaber Showcase, Vience, Italy


2012 Reclaiming Style by Retrouvius, Ryland Peter’s & Small

2015 Makers of East London, The Hoxton Mini Press


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