Now in its second iteration, Make + Do 2017 focuses on wearables and textiles/garment makers from Detroit and Grand Rapids. Make + Do is a series of workshops, funded by the US National Endowment for the Arts, that brings together national, international and local fabricators, maker manufacturers, brands, designers, artists, and technologists to discuss and build relationships to tackle the issues, ethics and skills needed to propel ideas and concepts into tangible products and businesses.
Join Creative Many for this public program featuring this year’s presenter/mentors:
Jennifer Guarino is Vice President of Manufacturing at Shilola, has spent her whole career working in leather goods, from illustrator to designer, into brand management and the marketing of fashion.
Aoife Ludlow is a New York based textile designer with a range of experience in research, experimental and commercial textiles for fashion and interiors. Skilled in the development of hand and digital print, embroidery and laser cutting, interested in technology and craft, experiential and participatory design.
Katherine Moriwaki is an Assistant Professor of Media Design in the School of Art, Media, and Technology at Parsons School of Design in New York City. She teaches core classes in the M.F.A. Design + Technology Program where students engage a broad range of creative methodologies to realize new possibilities in interactive media.