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Technology threads: a tale of textile history

In this brave new world, designers and techies are trying to apply new technologies to improve a very old one: clothing. The history of clothing, fashion, culture, and technology are deeply embedded in the history of textiles. I started to … Continue reading

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Old Silk, Old Roads, Old Habits

Last week, I came across an article which highlights some recent textile finds in Milan.   These relics are associated with the early Christian Saint Ambrose, who was elected bishop of the city of Milan in 374 C.E. What makes … Continue reading

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I Dream in Color…

Welcome back everybody! It’s a new school year at FIT. The library is bustling and full of students again. And that means that people are looking for inspiration for their projects. For me, that means colors. When I’m working hard, … Continue reading

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