Monthly Archives: August 2015

Welcome Back Meg! Textile Design Student Reflects on time at Massey University in Wellington, New Zealand

- I am in a shipping container swing here. Wellington is so cool, that they have all these shipping containers everywhere around the city! Coffee shops, performances, swings, literally anything could be happening in a shipping container! You just need … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Meg! Textile Design Student Reflects on time at Massey University in Wellington, New Zealand

- I am in a shipping container swing here. Wellington is so cool, that they have all these shipping containers everywhere around the city! Coffee shops, performances, swings, literally anything could be happening in a shipping container! You just need … Continue reading

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Textile Students win First Prize in 2015 Fabric Graphics Competition

Winning textile by Sarah McMahon and Sarah HaasSarah McMahon, M.S. Textile Design and Sarah Haas, M.S. Textile Engineering were recently awarded first place in the 2015 Fabric Graphics Student Design Challenge.  Their submission, entitled ‘Antim… Continue reading

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Textile Students win First Prize in 2015 Fabric Graphics Competition

Winning textile by Sarah McMahon and Sarah HaasSarah McMahon, M.S. Textile Design and Sarah Haas, M.S. Textile Engineering were recently awarded first place in the 2015 Fabric Graphics Student Design Challenge.  Their submission, entitled ‘Antim… Continue reading

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Textile Design bringing a Brighter Future: Abeer Seikaly, Weaving a Home

Photo by Abeer Seikaly,You can see her inspiration from snake skin and weaving in the construction of these tentsA mobile living space that folds easy for transport, collects rainwater and solar energy, and is 4 season capable? It seems like an impossi… Continue reading

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Textile Design bringing a Brighter Future: Abeer Seikaly, Weaving a Home

Photo by Abeer Seikaly,You can see her inspiration from snake skin and weaving in the construction of these tentsA mobile living space that folds easy for transport, collects rainwater and solar energy, and is 4 season capable? It seems like an impossi… Continue reading

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PhilaU Fashion Programs Among Best in World: Philadelphia Magazine

Philadelphia University fashion programs were lauded as among the best in the world by Business of Fashion’s new global study, Philadelphia magazine reported Aug. 26.
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Tell Us About Your Internship, Andrea Mata

Andrea working to organize the Custom Design Fall 2015 LineAndrea took a moment to tell us about her experience at Echo Design this summer.A. Describe a typical day at your internshipEveryday was different depending on how close to market week the week… Continue reading

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Tell Us About Your Internship, Andrea Mata

Andrea working to organize the Custom Design Fall 2015 LineAndrea took a moment to tell us about her experience at Echo Design this summer.A. Describe a typical day at your internshipEveryday was different depending on how close to market week the week… Continue reading

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PhilaU Fashion Programs Ranked Among Top Globally by Business of Fashion

  Philadelphia University’s undergraduate and graduate fashion programs were ranked among the top programs worldwide in the just-released Business of Fashion Global Fashion School Rankings. In particular, PhilaU undergraduate fashion programs were ranked 4th in learning experience, while graduate programs …

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