Born in 1979 to a Corsican/French father and English/Dutch mother, Karina spent several childhood years living in Morocco where she took early inspiration from the vibrant colours and exotic Textiles of the local Souk's. At Art college she studied for a BTEC Diploma in Art and Design, where she specialised in Fashion and Textiles and received a Distinction grade. Karina then studied a BA in Fashion Design with Marketing at London's prestigious Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design (UAL), graduating with 1st class honours for main study. Following this, Karina's entrepreneurial nature led to her setting up a clothing label, boutique in Camden Town and subsequent online fashion retail company. Karina now has children and driven by a need to refocus, has returned to her passions of Illustration and Textiles Design. Her influences are vast and include nature, tribal art and the impressionist painters. She has experience in Fashion and Textiles Design, Illustration, Visual Communications, Adobe Creative Suite, Fashion Promotion and Retail.www.regazzacci.com