Valerie is a designer and occasional writer. She studied Ethnology and holds an intermediate degree in History of Art from Humboldt Universitaet Berlin as well as a Bachelor in Fashion Design from Central Saint Martins, London. She has gained in-depth experience as a design assistant, in the curatorial field and in structuring and planning. Her current research focus lies in the analysis of traditional artisanship integrated into high-end fashion industry systems. She has a passion for radio and podcasts.