TALKING TEXTILES CONFERENCE & PRIZE: SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

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TALKING TEXTILES CONFERENCE - SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
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DOROTHY WAXMAN TEXTILE DESIGN PRIZE 2017!

Trend forecaster Li Edelkoort and fellow curator Philip Fimmano are pleased to announce the continuation of their international design prize, to be awarded to a textile or fashion design student who exhibits innovative thinking and inspiring creativity in textiles.

For the second year running, the prize is proudly supported by America’s leading carpeting and flooring company MOHAWK GROUP. The winner will receive $5,000 and coverage on the online interactive trend platform, TrendTablet.com. The prize is part of Edelkoort and Fimmano’s TALKING TEXTILES initiative that promotes textile education and creativity, with the winner announced in New York on Thursday, September 14th at the TALKING TEXTILES CONFERENCE. The entire month of September is NEW YORK TEXTILE MONTH, a dynamic city-wide textile festival that promotes textile awareness. For more information and a full program of textile-related events, visit textilemonth.nyc
 

The Dorothy Waxman Textile Design Prize honors Dorothy Waxman, the original driving force behind Trend Union and Edelkoort Inc. in the United States and contributing reporter to the magazines View on ColourTextile View and Viewpoint. Waxman’s insatiable curiosity and discerning eye for the avant-garde has inspired Edelkoort and her team for decades. Waxman also introduced the American fashion industry to European textile partners with her work at the Fashion Group. As an avid textile aficionado, she believes that creative fabrics can change the design landscape in profound ways.

DOWNLOAD THE PRIZE APPLICATION FORM

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SPIRITUAL TEXTILES

 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

The Auditorium,

Parsons The New School

66 West 12th Street

New York

(venue subject to change)

Students & faculty with valid ID – free entrance

Creative professionals – $150
 

AN INSPIRING & EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR TO TALK MORE ABOUT TEXTILES: TRENDS, FABRICS, YARNS & TECHNIQUES FOR THE COMING SEASONS IN FASHION & INTERIORS  
 

To register for tickets & learn about the full program, simply contact: 
tickets@edelkoortinc.com
+1 212 420 7622