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  • Textile Tuesday: Red Edition: December 

    Thank you for joining this year on the CDMC Stories blog for Textile Tuesdays: Red Edition—this is our final post! Students in the UW-Madison Design Studies class “History of Textiles” (Fall 2021) wrote these posts, …

  • Student Spotlight: Alternative Fashions by Addison Nace

    What is fashion? This question is one of the guiding inquiries that inspired Uncut Attire. Since entering grad school, I have begun to consider ways in which the definition of fashion may be broadened to …

  • Textile Tuesday: Red Edition: November 

     Join us once a month during 2022 on the CDMC Stories blog for Textile Tuesdays: Red Edition! Students in the UW-Madison Design Studies class “History of Textiles” (Fall 2021) wrote these posts, choosing the color …

  • Student Spotlight: Experiencing “Questioning Things” by Sarah Egan

    Experiencing “Questioning Things” on my first day back as a gallery assistant in the Center for Design and Material Culture was daunting. Having been gone for the summer, the exhibit was a surprise to me, …

  • Textile Tuesday: Red Edition: October 

     Join us once a month during 2022 on the CDMC Stories blog for Textile Tuesdays: Red Edition! Students in the UW-Madison Design Studies class “History of Textiles” (Fall 2021) wrote these posts, choosing the color …

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    Five Minutes, Four Textiles: One Chance to Introduce the Collection

    With just five minutes to introduce the collection to UW-Madison’s new Chancellor, Pleasant Rowland Textile Specialist and Research Director Sophie Pitman selects four objects that showcase the breadth and possibilities of the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection

  • Textile Tuesday: Red Edition: September

    Textile Tuesday: Red Edition: September   Join us once a month during 2022 on the CDMC Stories blog for Textile Tuesdays: Red Edition! Students in the UW-Madison Design Studies class “History of Textiles” (Fall 2021) wrote …

  • Textile Tuesday: Red Edition: August

    Join us once a month during 2022 on the CDMC Stories blog for Textile Tuesdays: Red Edition! Students in the UW-Madison Design Studies class “History of Textiles” (Fall 2021) wrote these posts, choosing the color …

  • Textile Tuesday: Red Edition: July

    Join us once a month during 2022 on the CDMC Stories blog for Textile Tuesdays: Red Edition! Students in the UW-Madison Design Studies class “History of Textiles” (Fall 2021) wrote these posts, choosing the color …

  • Textile Tuesday: Red Edition: June 

    Join us once a month during 2022 on the CDMC Stories blog for Textile Tuesdays: Red Edition! Students in the UW-Madison Design Studies class “History of Textiles” (Fall 2021) wrote these posts, choosing the color …

  • Textile Tuesday: Red Edition: May

    Join us once a month during 2022 on the CDMC Stories blog for Textile Tuesdays: Red Edition! Students in the UW-Madison Design Studies class “History of Textiles” (Fall 2021) wrote these posts, choosing the color …

  • Design Thinking Through Intentional Co-Design: Culturally Inspired Creation in the Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery

    By Dr. Sarah Anne Carter, CDMC Executive Director and Associate Professor in Design Studies This spring the Center for Design and Material Culture is hosting an exhibition in the Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery that connects to …

  • Student Spotlight: Inspiraciones de Intercambios by Danitza Jimenz

    Growing up, I always had a great affinity for art. Especially as I got older, I have felt more of an inclination towards different arts and how they are able to tell such grand stories …

  • Textile Tuesday: Red Edition: April

    Join us once a month during 2022 on the CDMC Stories blog for Textile Tuesdays: Red Edition! Students in the UW-Madison Design Studies class “History of Textiles” (Fall 2021) wrote these posts, choosing the color …

  • Textile Tuesdays: Red Edition: March

    Join us once a month during 2022 on the CDMC Stories blog for Textile Tuesdays: Red Edition! Students in the UW-Madison Design Studies class “History of Textiles” (Fall 2021) wrote these posts, choosing the color …

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