Students and faculty from the Department of Design and Merchandising attend the Outdoor Retailer tradeshow in Denver to build industry partnerships and learn about the industry’s developments in sustainability.
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The Avenir Museum has the world’s largest collection of garments, original pattern pieces, and memorabilia from famous designer Richard Blackwell. Now, the Avenir Museum and the Department of Design and Merchandising are using 2D and 3D digital technologies to ensure the collection is preserved for generations to come.
Seniors studying product development in the apparel and merchandising major in the CSU Department of Design and Merchandising showcased senior projects with a reception and awards ceremony in December. The work was part of the AM 475 course and served as the senior capstone experience led by Assistant Professor Kristen Morris.
Kristen Morris, assistant professor in CSU’s Department of Design and Merchandising, won the ATEXINC Award for Excellence in Marketable Textile Design in the professional category at the virtual International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) conference.
Last year, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, CSU Department of Design and Merchandising students brainstormed creative ways to showcase their work while unable to meet in person. The solution was a virtual show highlighting student work and the senior class of students in the Interior Architecture and Design Program.
Eunwoo Sam Jun has come a long way to get to graduation. Jun graduates this fall with a degree in interior architecture and design and is a first-generation college student, an international student from South Korea, a veteran, and an undergraduate researcher.
Vee Martinez is an unstoppable graduate from the Colorado State University Department of Design and Merchandising’s Apparel and Merchandising Program. As a first-generation student in the merchandising concentration, she’s proudly broken down barriers and faced every challenge along the way with grace and positivity.
CSU interior architecture and design students have used 3D technology to document historic architecture both on the CSU campus and in Sterling, CO. The documentation has been compiled into an architectural virtual library aimed at sharing Colorado’s architectural history and as an architectural resource for the community.
The CSU Department of Design and Merchandising hosted the inaugural Emerging Leaders in Apparel and Merchandising Talk and Reception thanks to the generosity of the Kotsiopulos Education Enhancement Fund.
Second-year students Cecilia Kastner and Caelan Chamberlain won third place in the prestigious Educators for Socially Responsible Apparel Practices Student Competition. Their project a business proposal, Onward, focused on the triple bottom line: people, planet, and profit.