Melanie Bowles is Senior Lecturer for digital print for the BA Textile Design course at Chelsea College of Arts. Her new book Print, Make, Wear: Creative Projects for Digital Textile has just come out (published by Laurence King 2015). In collaboration with the People’s Print, Melanie’s new book offers a step-by-step guide through DIY tutorials to make your own digital print designs. It includes examples of work by Chelsea’s TED research group, senior lecturer Kathryn Round’s work and Chelsea textile graduates. It makes the case for ‘democratic design’ approaches and includes a foreword by visiting lecturer and The People’s Print co-founder, Dr. Emma Neuberg.