Mark Fast is a 30-year-old Canadian born knitwear designer.
Mark studied at Central Saint Martins for five years. He completed his BA there and went on to complete his MA in February 2008. Mark designs by hand on a domestic knitting machine. His work is formed onto the body as he knits, and he has devised innovative stitching techniques, blending Lycra with viscose, angora or merino wool.
He is inspired by the endless possibilities of Lycra yarns and natural fibres combined. Mark also finds fresh inspiration in the past, translating historical costume and style into a contemporary aesthetic design.