Anna Gerle is a textile designer based in Switzerland. She graduated in 2004 at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.
She worked for several years in the Swiss textile industry for weaving companies. She mainly focused on jacquard weave in silk for ties and scarves, and designed for dobby and leno weave, home- and other clothing textiles as well. The creation of the point paper design was part of her work.
She was part-time lecturer for jacquard weave at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.
During her studies she was an exchange student in the textile design class of the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam, a trainee in the textile design studio of Ulf Moritz in Amsterdam, and also in the Textile Restoration workshop of the Museum of Applied Arts in Budapest, Hungary. She enriched her experience in the field with mandates in Ecuador, Peru, Nepal and Switzerland.
Currently Anna Gerle is working on her own projects.