Monthly Archives: December 2011

Student-Produced ‘East Asian Fashion Show’ Highlights East Asian Cultural Dress

Students in the East Asia course produced an “East Asian Fashion Show” on Nov. 30 in Downs Hall to showcase the designs and styles prevalent in China, Japan and other East Asian countries. The course, taught by Michael Suetta, adjunct …

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Calling all Fashion Design Alumni: Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s is Looking for You!

The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator (PFI) at Macy’s is looking for a Philadelphia University alumnus/alumna to be one of four designers-in-residence. The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macys in Center City Philadelphia is a collaboration between Center City District, the City of …

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Fashion Students Design Handmade Apparel and Accessories to Help Cancer Victims

Eleven teams of PhilaU fashion students designed and created 165 handmade items, including blankets, bibs and headbands, for ChemoClothes, a charitable organization that supports cancer patients and their families. Jared Levy, president of ChemoClothes, and several others from the organization …

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Gotz Unger on innovative Knoll firm: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Architectural Record

Industrial design program director Gotz Unger discussed the innovations of Knoll’s office furniture designs in a Philadelphia Inquirer story that also ran in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Architectural Record.

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Gotz Unger, director of industrial design, on innovations of Knoll: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Gotz Unger, industrial design program director, discussed how the furniture firm Knoll Inc. transformed the work place just after World War II,  according to a Dec. 4 Philadelphia Inquirer story.  Florence Knoll pioneered ideas for integrating office design, furniture, function, lighting and fabric, Unger explained.  An exhibit on Knoll …

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Architecture Student Exhibit on Homelessness Opens Dec. 2 at Project HOME

An exhibit of work by architecture students who were charged with coming up with solutions to homelessness opens Friday, Dec. 2, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at Project HOME in Philadelphia.  The exhibit, titled “Less.Home.Less,” includes student …

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