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Annika Klaas

Knitwear Designer
Annika Klaas | Knitwear Designer
About | Curriculum Vitae

2020             Show with the Collection "A Bigger Color" at Neo.Fashion, Berlin Fashion Week

2019              Show with the Collection "An Archive Of The Sunflower" at Paris Fashion Week 


2018              Show with the Collection "Jaune" at Vancouver and Tokyo Fashion Week S/S 2019

2018              Winner of the European Fashion Award FASH 2018

2018              Designaward of Reutlingen University for the graduation collection „Slow Curve“

2018              LINING Performance & Presentation Kunstverein Reutlingen 


since 2020    Knitwear designer, developer and programmer at Knitwearlab, NL

since 2020    Lecturer for Fashion Design at Reutlingen University


2017-2020     Tutor at the Knitting Lab at Reutlingen University:  Introduction of the students

                        to machine knitting and the program Stoll M1 Plus, assistance for programming

                        knitwear, knitting at the computer controlled flatbed knitting machines

2016               Six month internship at Stoll, Fashion & Technology: design, conception and

                        realization of a fair concept, including knit samples for the Pitti Filati 2016; 

                       Assistance to a customer project

2014              Four month internship at the costume workshops at the 

                       Academy of Performing Arts Baden-Wuerttemberg 

2014              Two month internship at the artist Justyna Koeke:

                      Assistance with patternmaking and realization of textile sculptures


since 2018     Master Fashion Design at Reutlingen University, 

                        focusing on Knitwear Design 

2014-2018     Textile Design/Fashion Design at Reutlingen University, 

                        focusing on Knitwear Design, Bachelor

2016-2017     Projectsemester Industrial Design at the State Academy 

                        of Fine Arts Stuttgart with Professor Winfried Scheuer

2012-2014     Fine Arts at the State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart with Professors Volker

                        Lehnert and Thomas Bechinger; Participation at lectures of the Course of studies 

                        Stage and Costume Design: Pattern making, Materials and fabrics, Textile dyeing


Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere),

Knitwear Programming (Stoll M1 Plus), Embroidery Programming (Gis BasePac)