Elisa Palomino is the Senior Lecturer for Fashion Print at Central Saint Martins (CSM), as well as being a CSM alumna. Her interest in integrating traditional craftsmanship methods with new technologies, as well creating sustainable textiles has led her to research and developing the use of fish leather, and it’s potential use as a new alternative raw material for the fashion industry.

Here we chat to her about her time at CSM as a student and as an educator, and her research into fish skin leather, and its potentials within the fashion industry.