Category Archives: Apparel Design

Jill Fuerstenberg (BS '97 Costume Design) joins Taymark, Inc.

Jill Fuerstenberg (BS '97 Costume Design) announced that she will join the product development team at Taymark, Inc. The letterpress and imprinting company provides youth-oriented promotional and recognition products. Fuerstenberg previously worked in product and apparel design for Wilsons Leather and Northern Cap and Glove.For more information about our product design, retail merchandising, or apparel design programs, visit the College of Design academic programs page….

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Mary Mortenson (MA '84 Home Economics) Awarded Jerome Fiber Artist Project Grant

Mary Mortenson (M.A. '84 Home Economics) received a Jerome Fiber Artist Project Grant to work with artist, Jean Cacicedo, to refine her techniques and create a cohesive series of new work. Cacicedo, whose studio is located in Berkeley, CA, works both on and off the body incorporating a special process she developed for wool fabrics. As a nationally known fiber artist, Cacicedo is considered to be one of the prime innovators in the Wearable Art Movement of the 1970s. Mortenson notes that retired department of housing and apparel professor Marian-Ortolf Bagley was her advisor when she was a student at the University and continues to be a mentor figure. "Lake of the Woods Coat" by Mary Mortenson (photo credit: Surface…

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Photos + Video from TWELVE | Senior Fashion Show

It happened Saturday night. Eleven senior apparel design students showcased their work on the runway during their 44th annual fashion show. After years of cutting, stitching, piecing, and creating, the soon-to-be graduate designers brought their collections to life. Over a thousand people turned out to see garments ranging from 'fashionably reused' recycled vintage clothing to elegant bridal wear to a line inspired by scuba and aquatic creatures. Sophomore and junior students also displayed their work. Designs by Gabby Goetz. Models (not in order): Ellen Wunderlich, Megan Uelner, Alyssa Robinson, and Anna Brost Designs by Silvia Guttmann. Models (not in order): Alex Sertic, Twee Nguyen, Casey Moore, Bjorn Briel, and Cana Potter Designs by Carol Fallabeck. Models (not in order):…

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