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Lynne Hugill

01642 738582
Job title:
Senior Lecturer in Fashion Enterprise
School of Science, Engineering & Design
Science, Engineering and Design research

About Lynne Hugill

Lynne Hugill

Lynne Hugill
Senior Lecturer in Fashion Enterprise, School of Science, Engineering & Design
T: 01642 738582
Research: Science, Engineering and Design research

Lynne’s area of expertise is digital skills for fashion including the use of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. She is skilled in design, fashion graphics, branding, portfolio development, digital fashion illustration, web design and from her industrial experience professional skills.

Before joining Teesside University Lynne has worked in London designing for high street fashion retailers. Her vast experience covers working with manufacturers supplying the likes of M&S, developing marketing concepts and liaising with factories and customers in China, Hong Kong, Israel, Egypt and Jordon. She has a successful freelance design consultancy role with companies such as Marks & Spencer, Disney, and Mothercare, designing fashion, textiles and homeware alongside branding, web and graphic design. 

Lynne has a BA (Hons) in Fashion/Textiles is a Higher Education fellow and has a PGCE in Learning & Teaching. After moving back to the North East from London in 2008 she been teaching fashion at HE institutions including Cleveland College of Art & Design and Northumbria University.

Research interests

Lynne has expertise in the use of eLearning and has presented research on the use of video for student feedback and evaluation at HEA and UAL conferences. Current research is centred around the perception of body image in fashion and the impact of negative body image on mental health, particularly in the younger generation.

Enterprise interests

Lynne is developing enterprise focused activities on the BA Fashion & Textiles programmes at Teesside University, including the development of a sales and promotional platform to enable students to sell products to retailers and online.