PORTFOLIO

My name is Megan Johnston and I am a knitwear designer, technical designer and product developer living in Los Angeles, California. I believe in the power of human centered design and strive to combine my interest in apparel and soft goods with sustainable sourcing and ethical manufacturing.

Professional & Personal Work

Senior Product Developer & Technical Designer

Design & Development work at Jonathan Simkhai

Engineered Knits

Knit concepts for women's active apparel & next to skin layers

Eddie Bauer Rebranding

Women's Spring/ Summer 2020 hiking apparel

Wearable Technology

Simple experiments integrating textiles with technology

Assistant Sweater Designer

Sweater Designs, Ella Moss

686 Reclaim Project

Winning design for the 2011 686 Reclaim Project 

Design & Development Consultant

Men's and Women's sweaters and  technical knits

Textile Design

Knitting, Crochet, Embroidery and Felt textiles

Rock Climbing Apparel

UC Davis MFA thesis project. Rock climbing apparel for female climbers

SCULPTURE

Experiments with Shape & Form

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