Monthly Archives: June 2013

Swimming in Style

There are currently tons of different swimsuit styles to choose from that will keep you cool during any heat wave you may face this summer. From retro one piece suits to futuristic cut bikinis, the biggest trends in 2013 swimwear are a reflection of fashion time traveling. Swimsuit styles capture the classiness of 1940’s beach [...] Continue reading

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Textile Design Workshop Day Four

The Summer Textile Design Workshop concluded with a great lecture by Kelly Chaido of Anthropologie, followed by a wonderful day of knit design.   Kelly Chaido, Catalog Merchandiser for Anthropologie, discusses her g… Continue reading

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Textile Design Workshop Day Four

The Summer Textile Design Workshop concluded with a great lecture by Kelly Chaido of Anthropologie, followed by a wonderful day of knit design.   Kelly Chaido, Catalog Merchandiser for Anthropologie, discusses her g… Continue reading

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Gritty Semniotics: A History of Design in Philadelphia

Associate Professor, Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel, has several pieces featured in the exhibition, “Gritty Semniotics: A History of Design in Philadelphia.” This exhibition features a range of work, both contemporary and historical, that represent the so… Continue reading

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Textile Design Workshop–Day Three

On the third day of the textile design workshop, students enjoyed a presentation by Anastasia Frandsen, Senior Designer of American Silk Mills.  Beautiful jacquard and dobby textiles were shown, prior to the day focused on woven design.  Imag… Continue reading

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Textile Design Workshop–Day Three

On the third day of the textile design workshop, students enjoyed a presentation by Anastasia Frandsen, Senior Designer of American Silk Mills.  Beautiful jacquard and dobby textiles were shown, prior to the day focused on woven design.  Imag… Continue reading

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Phil Tiemeyer Reviews Historic Supreme Court DOMA Ruling

Phil Tiemeyer, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, discusses expansion of gay civil rights in today’s groundbreaking Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage. Tiemeyer is the author of Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants, …

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Textile Design Workshop–Day Two

Students participating in the Summer Textile Design Workshop accessed the extensive Textile Collection at The Design Center at Philadelphia University, as part of a creative session on sketchbook development.  They also enjoyed a great speaker. &n… Continue reading

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Textile Design Workshop–Day Two

Students participating in the Summer Textile Design Workshop accessed the extensive Textile Collection at The Design Center at Philadelphia University, as part of a creative session on sketchbook development.  They also enjoyed a great speaker. &n… Continue reading

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Textile Design Summer Workshop

We are hosting a week-long Textile Design workshop this summer.  The week is filled with guest speakers and studio experiences in weaving, knitting, printing, and textile computer-aided design.  These are a few images from day one.Guest speak… Continue reading

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