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Maria Cheung

Head of Interiors, Squire and Partners

Brooks Brothers' Sheep

PRESENTED ON SEP 17, 2014
IN LONDON @ MADE IN LONDON

Maria Cheung speaks about her work updating the Brooks Brothers department store windows every year. Inspired by the Brooks Brothers' iconic logo of a sheep suspended in ribbon, Maria and her team decided to build one large sheep out of small sheep. Maria discusses some of the challenges and long working days needed to meet the opening day deadline.

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How 3D-printing Gave Me a Ride2 Fashion Week Amsterdam

BY RIK THEUNISSEN
@ VOL 23 ON SEP 17, 2014

3D printing is an awesome tool for designers. Rik Theunissen specializes in unique projects. In his PechaKucha talk he presents his design for big pieces of random crystals. They were shown at the well-known Amsterdam Fashion Week.

"Presentation of the Day" on November 20, 2014.

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The Story of Sheep

BY ABIGAIL WALSH
@ VOL 21 ON NOV 23, 2014

Abigail Walsh tells us a story of sheep, and his best friend bird. We also hear about elephant, a retired mountain guide who sheep desires to meet. Abigail tells us how her story came to life, and how it was interwoven with her own. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 14, 2015.

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A Journey in Hats

BY ELEANOR O'CONNELL
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

New York based and originally from Papua New Guinea, Eleanor O'Connell has been working within the Theatre, Performance Art, Film, Fashion and Design industry as a Costumier, Costume Designer, Wardrobe Manager, Milliner and Artist from London to Melbourne and now New York. Listen to her journey here!

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The Afterlife of Materials

BY JEAN-PAUL FARES
IN BEIRUT

Jean-Paul Fares is a product designer, recycled-art designer and creator of JPDesign. By giving an afterlife to discarded objects, Jean-Paul reveals the aesthetics properties of waste materials and transforms them into sculptures and designs. 

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From 2D to 3D – the design process of MECA’s Textile and Fashion Design department

BY PAUL LEWANDOWSKI
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 20, 2015

 
Paul Lewandowski will present his program's exercises that students work on in class, introducing the audience to a way of thinking about pattern, material, texture, and form.
 
MECA’s new textile and fashion design program is growing quickly and introducing students to a rare hybrid program of textile and fashion design.  Unique in the US, the TFD program students explore 2D pattern and 3D shape as they create wearable art for the body.  


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Matona - nachhaltige Kindermode made in Vorarlberg

BY KATHARINA FRICK
@ VOL 12 ON MAR 02, 2017

Sie: Modedesignerin, er: Modefotograf - gemeinsam sind sie MATONA. Katharina Frick und David Beger machen nachhaltige Kindermode, handgemacht in Vorarlberg. Sie vereinen ihre Kompetenzen perfekt und machen "Slow Fashion" aus fair in Europa produzierten Hanfstoffen. Wussten Sie, dass Hanf die stabilste Naturfaser ist? www.matona.at

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From Sketch to Store: Designing a Dress

BY NIYATI KARWAT
@ VOL 18 ON MAY 18, 2017

NIYATI KARWAT was on her way to medical school, but after studying abroad in Cypus, she decided to follow her true love. She enrolled at Parsons and now 8 years later is a designer at Tracy Reese. Hear how her travels and art inspire creating women's wear.

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Dimension Seven

BY BURHAN KHAN
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 03, 2018

Burhan Khan has a background in fashion design and is currently working on metal and thread sculptures. In his presentation, Burhan shares inspiration from his travel and bakcpacking expereinces around the world since 2012. He is currently teaching as a visiting faculty at the Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design and is studying music/singing in Hawaii from Ken Tamplin.

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What Made Me Want To ÜPSYKL

BY NINA AND NABILAH (UPSYKL)
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 03, 2018

Fashion designers Nina Saiful and Nabilah Jeffery wanted to be involved in something impactful and meaningful in their life. This led them to team up and grow a friendship to start a social enterprise that tied their passion and interests together. Their company and brand, ÜPSYKL, is the first eco-fashion platform in Brunei for designers to upcycle clothes and reduce the gap between landfills and the fashion industry.

Join Nina as she recalls her journey from being a pizza mascot to building a brand with her partner-in-design.