Antar Gamble Hall Winner in First-Ever White House 3D Printed Ornament Design Challenge!

We would like to congratulate Instructor Antar Hall on his winning 3D ornament! Congratulations Antar!! What was your initial reaction when you found out? I was incredibly excited and had to share the news with my parents right away. Has winning this award changed anything for you? It’s garnered a lot of attention for me and my use of 3D modeling software and 3D printing from people I know and many I don’t, both in the U.S. and globally. A lot of this is thanks to being on LinkedIn allowing the news of my ornament to reach people I typically would not […]

How to Design and Merchandise an Accessory Line

Meet our new Instructor, Art Veloira! He will be teaching SXF 218 How to Design and Merchandise an Accessory Line, starting October 30, 2014! So, tell us a little about yourself… I moved to New York in the summer of ’96, and immediately found a job in a costume jewelry company. For the last 18 years, wherever I lived and live, worked and work, I always walked the block of 39th Street, between 7th & 8th Avenues, five days a week. To this day, I would sometimes still stop and think how lucky I am to be working in the […]

Namaste NYC

I would like to congratulate Ritu Jadwani, one of our ESL/Fashion Business certificate students from 2008, on starting her own business! I’ve seen these in person and my personal favorites are the bracelets, they are beautiful. Congrats Ritu!    Namaste NYC is a fair trade brand that creates beautifully hand-crafted products in India for a global audience. We incorporate crafts like hand embroideries, block prints, hand tie-dye, metal work and punch work to design interesting textures. With an aim to revive the dying craft industry of India, we support khadi and mashru hand woven fabrics that are going into extinction […]