Tag: Textile Surface Design

  • Carnaval, Culebra, Encanto: Alexa Rivera Explores Puerto Rican Culture in Textiles

    Alexa Rivera, a recent Textile/Surface Design graduate, has created a collection of designs inspired by Puerto Rico. Her work combines the island’s Taino culture dating back to before Columbus arrived, local architecture, and florals, to beautifully merge history and textile design. Rivera ’22 AAS, had never created something that told a story about her culture,…

  • Artful and Profound COVID Scarves

    Students in Professor Susanne Goetz’s Screen Printing Scarves (TD316) class were inspired to create pandemic-themed designs as their final project this semester. “Some are thoughtful, some humorous,” says Prof. Goetz who is internationally recognized as a textile designer and educator. Students were asked to design a contemporary screen printed scarf accompanied by a storyboard with…