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This is Grown: Material Driven Design within the Sportswear Industry and Bio-fabricated Futures

Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm

Martha Van Rensselaer East, G422

FSAD Alum, Jen Keane ’11 will talk about her experience working for sportswear giant adidas Group and the growing importance of a material-driven approach for apparel and product design. Recently completing an MA in Material Futures at Central Saint Martins in London, she will also present her graduation project, this is grown, and provide insight into burgeoning biodesign approaches and their implications on design, making and the role of the designer.


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Human Ecology Fiber Science and Apparel Design, Fiber Science & Apparel Design

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Karen Steffy

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Jen Keane

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FSAD '11

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