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Transition lights

This great layout from Vogue magazine from February 15, 1934 allows me to highlight some super things about our collections here at the FIT Library. The Gladys Marcus Library specializes in feeding the designer’s mind.  We focus most on clothing … Continue reading

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From Winter Blues into Rainbows of Ornament

    I am one of those people who hates the drear of winter time.  It’s a time of year when everything seems muted, gray, dingy, and brown.  I feel muffled and dulled by so many coats and scarves and … Continue reading

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To Craft or Not to Craft…

New research explores the effects that different types of handwork have on the brain of the artist: http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/25/health/brain-crafting-benefits/?utm_source=Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Copy+of+Winter+Yarn+Sale&utm_campaign=CNN+article&utm_medium=email You won’t get any argument from anyone here about the benefits of making things!  

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