Category Archives: design/fashion

October 26th, 2016

Campus librarians are partners in the instructional, research and outreach missions of the university.  Read about how we engage with our community of users through our collections, projects and services! […]

September 23rd, 2013

Save the date for a special Design Gallery exhibition of selected materials from the Helen Louise Allen collection that explore the milieu of ethnicity, gender, religion and politics upon apparel […]

July 16th, 2013

Vintage fashion is all the rage.  Find inspiration from the pages of the library’s selected titles featuring fashions and interiors from the Roaring Twenties.  Browse these books at our entrance […]

November 30th, 2012

Visit the Ruth Davis Design Gallery for this year’s annual Portfolio Showcase! Each academic year, students in Textile and Apparel Design and Interior Design are invited to submit portfolios of […]

July 2nd, 2012

DIY Crafters never fear–there are how-to videos for all of us!  The CreativeBug site has brought together a variety of craft artisans who share their inspiration, tips and tricks in […]

May 9th, 2011

There is still time to take in the exhibition, “By Women, About Women: Stories in Fabric“ at the Kohler Art Library. This exhibition, organized by Isadora Gabrielle Leidenfrost (Ph.D candidate, […]

May 2nd, 2011

The media cloud hovering above the British royal family during this past week’s nuptials generally sparks interest, not only regarding a very particular dress, but also in that of contemporary […]

October 1st, 2010

The School of Human Ecology’s Design Gallery is sponsoring a “yarn bombing” of a bus shelter at the intersection of State and Johnson Streets. This “cozy shelter” installation is slated […]

October 29th, 2009

I see them everywhere…on the bus, in the lecture hall, at the coffee shop…knitting. While there have always been aficionados of the craft, knitting has found a brave new audience […]

March 17th, 2009

Seeing as it is St. Patrick’s Day, I am sporting a green sweater. Not only is it green in color, but it is made from a sustainable fiber. As we […]