Tag: Nomi Kleinman

  • A Passage to India 20 Feet at a Time

    There was a special rapport and intimacy shared at the recent fabric and embroidery workshops led by Dr. Vaddi Sarvani from the National Institute of Fashion Technology in Hyderbad, India. The visiting professor spent a week teaching saree draping and Indian embroideries to Fashion Design and Textile Surface Design students and faculty.  “Her knowledge was…

  • From Jacquard to Pointcarre: Back to the Looming Future

    From Jacquard to Pointcarre: Back to the Looming Future

    There’s a great story behind the groupings of textile samples on display in the Feldman Center fifth floor hallway. The swatches, with their 3D texture, have themes, style and color suitable for upholstery or apparel. Woven samples like these are used for student portfolios and as selling tools by the industry. Textile/Surface Design students use…