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Wearables from a Fashion Design Perspective - Panel Discussion

THE DESIGN OF WEARABLES ~ Summer Series at California College of the Arts

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)

San Francisco, CA

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Wearables from a Fashion Design Perspective - Panel Discussion
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Yes, Wearables are hot, but there’s plenty of room for improvement, particularly in their design. Join us to hear leading fashion experts discuss what Wearables designers can learn from fashion designers and vice versa. Mixer starts at 6pm; panel starts at 7pm. Optional - join us at 6:15pm for screening of “The Next Black” - a documentary movie about the future of fashion.

NOTE: All proceeds from this panel go to California College of the Arts.

SCHEDULE
6:00-7:00pm Check-in at Registration (front of building) and join mixer in Timken Reception area. Light refreshments provided.
6:15-7:00pm Documentary “The Next Black” screens in Timken Auditorium
7:00-7:45 Panel discussion
7:45-8:15 Panel open for audience Q&A

DETAILS
Street parking available. Registration fee refundable up to 1 week prior to event. See our full list of classes, workshops, panels and meetups here.

PANELISTS
Amy Williams, Chair, CCA Fashion Design Dept. Amy Williams
Amy has been Chair of CCA's noted Fashion Design Program since 2007. She is a founding member of the new Fashion Incubator of San Francisco and also serves as an adviser to The WORKSHOP Residency in San Francisco. Prior to joining faculty at CCA, Williams was a senior design lecturer for Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, and a lecturer at FIDM, Los Angeles, where she was noted as "faculty of the year."
 

Marieke Van der PoelMarieke Van der Poel, Founder, Proef 
Marieke is founder and Chief Creative of trend forecasting agency Proef. She is an applied trend forecaster who translates long-term consumer trends into actionable brand strategy and product development direction for brands like Samsung, Sol Republic, Cisco, Piperlime, Carhartt and Kaiser Permanente. Her experience includes fashion editing in Europe, leading magazine and proto shoots from Mian to the Netherlands, and long standing roles within major international trend forecasting agencies Peclers Paris and ESP Trend Labs in the US.
 

Billie Whitehouse, Founder, Wearable Experiments   Billie Whitehouse
Billie Whitehouse is the designer of FUNDAWEAR, "the future of foreplay." Fundawear received a Silver Lion at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and was the catalyst to Billie founding Wearable Experiments. As director and designer, Billie is invigorating the fashion industry and transforming it into a business focused on improving the quality of our lives.
 

MODERATOR
Leah HunterLeah Hunter, Fast Company 
Leah writes a weekly series for Fast Company on the Internet of Things and the human side of tech. Formerly an editor at MISC Magazine and AVP of Innovation at Idea Couture, she has spent her career exploring the intersection of technology, culture, and design. She has developed products and brand strategies for PepsiCo, M&M/Mars, Hershey's, Heinz, P&G, Electrolux, Sephora, and Apple among others.

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California College of the Arts
1111 8th St
San Francisco, CA 94103

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)


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THE DESIGN OF WEARABLES ~ Summer Series at California College of the Arts

California College of the Arts (CCA) is hosting Design of Wearables - a series of meetups, panels, classes and workshops produced in association with Mix & Stir Studio and CCA's DMBA program. Events are open to anyone in the community interested in how design impacts the acceptance, popularity, and performance of wearables.

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