Melbourne > New York > Portland

Laura Wade is an Australian designer based in Portland, USA.

This site is a dedicated log of her personal work.

The Linking Experiments began in 2010 as an exploration of textile structures and architectural forms.
Tiny loops are magnified, distorted and reproduced on a macro scale. Every structure is engineered as a vector illustration, cut by a plotter, then interlinked by hand.
The process was developed to design 2D structures that transforms into 3D, through manual manipulation.

Collaborations + inquiries

Follow via instagram and tumblr.





2019    ‘The Next Dig’ for Design Week Portland, One Grand Gallery, Portland, OR, USA

2018    ‘Big Link’ by YNGSPC, Standard Projects, Hortonville, WI, USA

2018    RUNTRILL, F*CK CANCER, One Grand Gallery, Portland, OR, USA

2018    ‘Define: Material’ for Design Week Portland, No Coffee Gallery, Portland, OR, USA

2017    #checkyourswoosh Art Auction, IDL Worldwide Gallery, Portland, OR, USA

2015    525 Pop Up, Disjecta PDX, Portland, OR, USA

2010    ‘Dangerous Goods’, Melbourne Spring Fashion Week, Melb, Australia


2011    Australian Fashion Foundation (AFF),1st Place, $25,000 Scholarship, Syd, Australia

2010    RMIT Bachelor of Design (Fashion), Most Outstanding Student, Melb, Australia

2010    FRESH! Design Awards, Craft Victoria, Melb, Australia


2010    Bachelor of Design (Fashion), Honors 1st Class, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

2013    Interaction Design (UX) Summer Program, School of Visual Arts, NY, USA

2012    Building Fashion Fall Program, Architectural Association + Louis Vuitton, Paris, France




2011    Broadsheet

2010    Vogue Australia


insta + tumblr to the right


all work + images are my own, unless credited, please reach out if you wish to use them :)

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