What we do

Acorn Conceptual Textiles is a highly successful textile design studio based in Nottingham, England established in 1996 by partners Robert Weldon and Suzanna Ward-Weldon. Acorn’s aim is to fill a niche in the fashion industry by producing a constantly evolving trend driven collection of innovative and sophisticated textile and garment concepts for Womenswear, Menswear and Home. We produce designs suitable for all levels of the market from luxury designer to high street labels.  Acorn’s highly qualified and talented team of 10 in-house designers and freelancers produce a wide variety of inspirational and original fashion textile designs including all gauges of knitwear, embroidery, fabric manipulations and digital print.


Our studio is located in the historic Lace Market in Nottingham on the first floor of a recently renovated Victorian lace factory. With it’s original wood floors, cast iron pillars, and massive steel framed windows, the studio exudes a light infused creative atmosphere.