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January 24, 2013
by Rachel Ellner
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Ozwald Boateng’s comeback via Skype

Ozwald Boateng is making another comeback. Or at least another attempt to speak to the FIT community. (Mr. Boateng’s earlier scheduled appearance was canceled due to Hurricane Sandy’s unwanted visit.) This time Boateng’s appearance will be virtual, digitally live from … Continue reading

November 29, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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At ELLE.com the experience makes the magazine

Styles may change, but online content is what’s really on the runway at ELLE.com, one of the most visited online versions of a major fashion publication.  “Magazines aren’t what they were 10 years ago–it’s now an experience,” Keith Pollock, Editorial Director of ELLE.com told … Continue reading

November 15, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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Designing like an “anthropologist”–Frank Zambrelli

“Stop taking offense! It’s o.k. not to take things personally and to design for others.  Design can be approached as an art, or a science.  I liken it to an anthropologist. Both are valuable,” FIT grad and shoe designer (Banfi Zambrelli), … Continue reading

September 27, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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Creative directors speak about “voice, vision and narrative”

An engaging hour’s talk filled with industry experience and trend observation of who, and what, dictates fashion, was held in Katie Murphy Amphitheater on Thursday.  “What Makes a Good Creative Director?” was moderated by Faces & Places instructor Joshua Williams. … Continue reading

April 8, 2011
by Rachel Ellner
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How to become a creative director? Hint: “Don’t take ‘no’ for an answer” says Joe Zee

On April 5th, three creative directors and proud FIT grads, spoke to a packed  house.  “What Makes a Good Creative Director?” was a School of Art & Design Town Hall Event moderated by Prof. Joshua Williams. Topics ranged from what to accept … Continue reading