Faces and Places in Fashion: Sylvia Heisel

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Faces and Places in Fashion: Sylvia Heisel
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Heisel, Sylvia
Sylvia Heisel, fashion designer and expert on 3D-printed clothing, was the guest speaker at Faces and Places in Fashion. "Faces and Places in Fashion" provides an opportunity to connect with the pulse of the fashion industry in an open and conversational setting. "Faces & Places in Fashion" is a lecture series, class, and forum for prominent fashion professionals to discuss their trade, experience, and perspective on the business.
Sylvia Heisel is a fashion designer and creative director working with new materials, manufacturing and physical computing for fashion and wearables. She is an expert on 3D printing, functional fashion, design for smart wearables and new materials manufacturing applications for fashion.
Currently developing a work-flow and manufacturing system for 3D printed apparel, Sylvia has been named one of the "25 Forward Thinkers Defining the Future of Fashion", "Top 100 Women in Wearable and Consumer Tech" and "12 Amazing People You Need To Know In New York Fashion Tech". Sylvia is a frequent speaker on Fashion Tech and has led workshops in 3D Printing for Fashion at schools around the world.
Heisel is a design lab for 3D printed clothing, using new technology-based materials and manufacturing methods to make sustainable clothes, accessories, and wearables.
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Fashion design
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Computer-aided design
Three-dimensional imaging
Three-dimensional printing
Clothing trade
Technological innovations
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Fashion Institute of Technology. (2018, October 22). Faces and Places in Fashion: Sylvia Heisel [Video]. Archive on Demand. https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/24265
Fashion Institute of Technology. "Faces and Places in Fashion: Sylvia Heisel." Archive on Demand, 22 Oct. 2018, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/24265
Fashion Institute of Technology, "Faces and Places in Fashion: Sylvia Heisel," Archive on Demand, October 22, 2018, video, https://archiveondemand.fitnyc.edu/item/24265