2020 FFF Expert Talks - Live Webinar Series
Waste and Natural Fibers: A Pathway to Circularity and Localization in Fashion Industry.
Date: Tuesday, July 21
Time: 1:00 PM EDT
Celebrated designer, entrepreneur and lecuturer Tricia Langman will lead a presentation where viewers will learn about:
- Using nature as inspiration to produce the fabrics of the future.
- Recycling and local sourcing as an integral part of the future of design education.
- The intersection of nature, technology and fashion, how can we use it to create social impact in the developing economies.
Speaker: Tricia Langman
Speaker Title: Director of Design & Trend, Spoogi
Speaker Bio: Tricia has over eighteen years of experience designing for prestigious fashion companies worldwide, including Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein. Projects include work featured at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum NYC and a hand-painted designer gown for Celine Dion for her performance at the Grammys. She is co-founder and owner of a successful international print design studio, while concurrently an adjunct instructor at the Portland Fashion Institute. Tricia was the creative director for a limited-edition Batik collection for Pendleton which was part of their guest artist series.
This year Tricia started working as an United Nations representative and researcher for the NGO Hecho Por Nosotros, an Argentinian based sustainable fashion platform, which has consultative status at the UN. Tricia also works as a volunteer for the Ghana Fashion Board in West Africa and facilitator and mentor for the Links/Portland Art Museum’s Arts Scholarship for female students of color. Tricia is currently working on a book called The Art of Batik.