Founded by British Designer Karl Motton in 2013, District Designs is a professional platform for conveying design related trends & content in addition to personal portfolio projects


'Through a passion for creativity and self expression I was able to realise my love for design, tackling challenges with creative thinking everyday and having the will to question convention'


About me



Karl Motton

Founder at
District Designs and INK.BUILT

2:1 BSc (Hons) Product Design 


I am a diligent and hard-working designer with a strong grounding in both engineering fundamentals and humanistic considerations for the development of user-centric and commercially viable products and concepts. As a graduate of Bournemouth University I was taught to execute the development of solutions with a holistic and objective approach which I feel has shaped me as a creative.



The city of bath college

English Literature - Distinction
Mathematics - Distinction
Physics - Distinction
Biochemistry - Distinction
Psychology - Distinction


Bournemouth university

2:1 Product Design BSc (Honours) 


Design Experience


Vnf Designs (Europe) ltd

One year Undergraduate Internship
in the role of a Junior Designer

My Proficiencies



- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Powerpoint
- Prezi Presentation Software


creative tools

- 3DS Max
- Cinema 4D
- Autodesk Maya
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Fireworks
- Adobe Lightroom
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Premiere Pro
- Abode After Effects
- Adobe Dreamweaver

modelling & rendering software

- Luxion Keyshot
- Solidworks 2016
- Photoview 360
- Google Sketch up
- Surface Modelling
- Autodesk AutoCAD
- Autodesk Inventor Pro

Website Programming languages

- Java Script

additive engineering (3D printing)

- Makerbot
- STL File Conversion
- Kossel Printer Build Coming 2017 including
comprehensive timelapsed footage

ELECTRONIC circuit design and schematics

- Proteus

Awards & Affiliations

Bournemouth University Course Representative 2013-15
Contributor of changes implemented regarding
course structure, teaching methods and modular
assessment for the benefit of prospective students

iED Institution of Engineering Designers 2013-17
Active Member

Bournemouth University Design Society 2013-15
Active Member

Bournemouth University Graduate Design Show Coordinator 2017
I am part of the team behind Bournemouth University's annual graduate
design show due to take place in the summer


Certified Solidworks Associate for Mechanical Design 2017
I have successfully completed the industry recognised examination
for Solidworks in Mechanical Design at the level of Associate


IDEOu Award 2017
From ideas to action course participant


New Designers 2017 Exhibitor
I am one of the lucky few designers that has been given the privilege of
exhibiting my final major design at the renowned London based show


Selected as one of the top 15 graduates at New Designers by DEVELOP3D
Read about it here

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