Monthly Archives: March 2013

THE BEST DESIGN JOB YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF

In the Spring 2013 issue of Hue, textile designers and developers at four companies talked about their process. A fifth, Yuko Yamaguchi, Illustration ’10, at Tom Cody Design, didn’t fit in the issue. But Hue thinks her job, and her … Continue reading

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TAIWANESE DESIGNER REDEFINES “OUTDOOR FASHIONS”

Hue is crushing on Sophie Hong. The Taiwanese designer, who got her start in the ’70s, creates wearable clothing out of silk dyed using a traditional Chinese technique. Her unique and beloved silk garments are represented in the Musée Galleria … Continue reading

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FORGET THE FOURTH DIMENSION. THE THIRD ONE IS STILL PRETTY COOL

Visitors to Shoe Obsession at The Museum at FIT might have noticed some mind-blowing biomorphic shoes that seemed to be made of bone. Like this “Biomimicry” shoe by Marieka Ratsma. It was made with a 3D printer by Shapeways, a … Continue reading

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PLORY DAYS ARE HERE TO STAY

Some people use their January break for a Caribbean cruise. Others catch up on sleep. Not Vincent Quan, associate professor of Fashion Merchandising Management. He researched the malls of Shanghai, surreptitiously photographing storefronts and interrogating sales clerks. Hue bets he’s … Continue reading

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64 COLLEGES AND FIT AIN’T ONE

Hip-hop artists will have to add another topic to their traditional repertoire of money, women, and violence: Higher ed. That’s right, B. Martin, winner of HOT 97′s Who’s Next competition, has released a surprisingly danceable “SUNY Anthem,” an homage to … Continue reading

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