STINA RESTING


FASHION & COSTUME DESIGNER


Working in a field between ready-to-wear and artpieces, Stina Resting creates sculptural, feminine and dynamic womenswear and costumes for both artists, theater, dancers and more.


Stina Resting is trained as a fashion designer from The Royal Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark, where she finished both a BA (2012) and MA (2017) in Fashion Design.

Besides designing in her own name and designing for others in various projects, Stina also teaches and facilitates workshops as within fashion design, design proces and fashion film.


Based in Denmark.


Curriculum Vitae

Independent Designer, Stina Resting

Designing and production small scale slow fashion on demand and limited edition production in DK.

One year out of graduation, in 2018, Stina Resting creates her namesake womenswear fashion brand.

Costume Designer - independent 

Designing, creating and producing unique costume design for variuous artists within

performance art, music, art, theater, film, circus and more. 

Teaching & workshops

External Lecturer - The Royal Academy

Teaching & supervising, Department of Visual Design, with expertise in:
- Design Method & Collboration, Fashion Design & Film Making

Design experience

Head of Design Department - Talentskolen

Leading and facilitating the design department 2022-2023, a preparatory school for art academies and design schools, Næstved, DK.

Guest teacher in Art & Design schools


Doing workshops, lectures and seminars on various designrelated topis within:

- Fashion Design - up-cycling & deconstruction, textile manipulation, Adobe Illustrator technical drawings for fashion, fashion illustration, costume design, fashion design...
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Design Proces - experimentation, sketchbook, designmethods, design thinking, co-design... 

- Film Making - film production, storytelling, fashion film...


Guest teaching in various preparation schools and universities in design and arts: 

- THE ROYAL ACADEMY, Design School, Copenhagen, DK

- TEXTILSKOLEN, Holte, DK

- TALENTSKOLENS DESIGNLNJE, Næstved, DK
- TALENTSKOLENS KUNSTLINJE, Næstved, DK
- DEN SKANDINAVISKE DESIGNHØJSKOLE, Randers, DK

- VERA SKOLE FOR KUNST OG DESIGN, Copenhagen, DK

- BGK ROSKILDE, Roskilde, DK

- BGK MIDT & VEST, Roskilde & Ringsted, DK

- HØJER DESIGNEFTERSKOLE, Højer, DK

Competitions, exhibitions, grants

Working Grant - Statens Kunstfond 2018

Receiving a working grant within the discipline Design & Crafts, Design & Kunsthåndværk - from The Danish Arts Council.

Designers Nest - Semifinalist 2018

Representing The Royal Academy, Fashion Design.

H&M Design Award - Seminfinalist 2017

Amongst 500 applicants chosen as 1 out of 18 semifinalists in the competition held in London.

Graduation Scholarship - 2017

Receiving the graduation scholarship for her MA project It's a Wrap from DKOD -

Danske Kunsthåndværkere og Designere handed over by The Royal Academy.

Employment in the Fashion Industry

Design Assistant, H&M 2012-2014

Designing for Hennes Everyday within various product groups such as Campaign Team, Blazers & Skirts, and Fancy Jersey - in Stockholm in the Buying Office of H&M.

Education

MA in Fashion Design - 2017

Graduation Project: It's a Wrap
Graduating from The Royal Dansh Academy of Fine Arts, DK.

BA in Fashion Design - 2012

Graduation Project: Jump Cut
Graduating from The Royal Dansh Academy of Fine Arts, DK.

BA in Film and Media Studies - 2009

Graduating from Copenhagen University, DK.