With creativity and determination, alumna Jillian Shatken is leading her fashion line, Saylor, toward a most important trend: sustainability.
Cotton fabric is natural, renewable, biodegradable and at least theoretically sustainable. With her patented RECLEM process, WashU fashion associate professor Mary Ruppert-Stroescu hopes to revolutionize how recycled fabrics are processed and used to create new garments.
Meredith Lehman, head of museum education for the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, has won a 2021 IDEA Award from the Arts and Culture Accessibility Cooperative.
Aggie Toppins, associate professor and chair of undergraduate design at the Sam Fox School, has won the 2021 SECAC Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement in Graphic Design.
Barcelona collaborative H ARQUITECTES will launch the Sam Fox School’s spring Public Lecture Series Feb. 3. In all, the series will feature 18 talks by nationally and internationally renowned figures, from architects Tatiana Bilbao and Thomas Phifer to artists Maya Muchawsky Parnas and Chitra Ganesh.
Mackenzie Llewellyn, a junior pursuing dual degrees in fashion design and in entrepreneurship, is among the winners of the 2022 Fashion Scholarship Fund competition.
In cynical times, optimism gets a bad rap. But in her new book “Infrastructural Optimism,” Linda C. Samuels argues that optimism is not simply a reflexive emotional state, but a critical driver of public investment, societal progress and — perhaps — democracy itself.
Anastasia White never forgot the thrill of seeing her designs on stage at the Edison Theatre, or the lessons learned studying fashion at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Today, her company, crescent bleu, creates sustainable swimwear.
Jamie Harris, a graduate student in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, has won a Horizon Award for Emerging Artists as part of Ascend 2021, the National Black Arts Festival.
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum will present a major new commissioned project by San Diego-based artist and filmmaker Nicole Miller, opening March 25. Known for her evocative videos and multimedia installations, Miller frequently addresses themes such as subjectivity, self-representation, agency and race.
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