The retail supply chain: Department Stores: located at Malls. Fashion Island, South Coast Plaza, The Grove, La Brea, Cerritos, Fashion Vally, Glendale Gallareia. JC Penny / Sears Income 20,000-45,000 Janitors, Blue Collar Family – Senior Citizen Macy’s Income 30,000- 100,000 Diverse Teachers, Social Work Nordstom’s Income 50,000- 250,000 Medical, Finance, Law,… Continue reading Retail: Department stores, box stores, boutiques, on-line, pop up shops, art fairs and craft shows.
From the factory to the wholesale showroom. Fashion Editors Fashion Buyers / Trend Forecaster Fashion Directors Berlin Designers at Pairs Fashion Week LA Market Week LOS ANGELES RESOURCES Pacific Design Center The Reef Cal Mart The New Mart Cooper Design Space Designer Show Rooms Sales Reps Market Weeks NATIONAL Magic Fame Capsule … Continue reading Fashion Editors, Buyers, Forecasters, Directors and marts.
Printing on Textiles: Hand Screen Printing India Industrial Cotton Printing Steps in Production: Grey Goods Starch and Sizing Singeing Scouring De-sizing Bleaching PFP – Prepared for Printing Dye Kitchen Printing : Types of printing machines Rotery – roller screen / higher yardage Flat Bed – flat screen print Washing Drying Inspection Rolling Digital Printing Marimekko Fabric… Continue reading Supply Chain Part II: Printing, Dying, and Cut and Sew
Fiber Cotton Staple Fiber Wool Staple Fiber Silk Filament Fiber Flax Filament Fiber Recycled bottles in Polyester yarn Filament Fiber Spinning Fiber to Yarn: Cotton for Denim Amount of twist: Yarns intended for soft surfaced fabric are given slack twist. They are called as soft twisted yarns. Yarns intended for smooth surfaced fabrics are given optimum twists. Such twisted yarns contribute strength,… Continue reading Supply Chain Part 1: Fiber -Yarn – Textiles
ART CENTERS – non profit galleries Luckman Fine Arts Center gallery Armory Center for the Arts Self Help Graphics Barnstall Art Park Watts Towers Art Center and Campus Angeles Gate Cultural Center Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibition Red Cat Sam and Alfreda Maloof Foundation Craft in America Center HIGHER EDUCATION GALLERIES CSULA Fine… Continue reading Galleries, Art Centers and Artist run spaces in Los Angeles
Art, Design and Fashion Museums: National and Internaional NEW YORK Museum of Art and Design (MAD) Coral Reef Ebony Patternson Ralph Pucci Cooper Hewitt: Simthsonian Design Museum collection Metropolitan Museum of Art Manus x machina Whitney Museum of American Art Brooklyn Museum the dinner party the rise of sneaker culture MOMA MOMAPS1 MIAMI Bass Museum… Continue reading Museums beyond Los Angeles
What is a museum? a building / institution in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interests are stored and exhibited. History Museum Facts Museums in Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art Costume and Textiles Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens Natural History Museum The Broad Getty Center Griffith Observatory… Continue reading Museums of Los Angeles