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CCA's Fashion Sustainability August Waste Workshop

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    • CCA fashion and sustainability
    • California College of the Arts
      Founded: 1907
      CCA educates students to shape culture through the practice
      and critical study of the arts. The college prepares its students
      for lifelong creative work and service to their communities
      through a curriculum in fine art, architecture, design, and writing.
    • California College of the Arts
      Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)
      National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)
      National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)
      Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)
    • Historical timeline for Sustainability and Fashion at California College of the Arts
      2000 Fashion Design Program, BFA
      Seminar and studio classes in design for sustainability, for undergraduates
      2008 MBA in Design Strategy
      Business and Ecological literacy, for practicing designers
      2010 Leading by Design Fellows and Certificate Program
      Business and ecological literacy, for professionals
      2011 Fashion Sustainability Workshop Series and Certificate Program
      Ecological literacy, best practice and next practice, for fashion professionals
    • Sustainability should not be looked at as an expense.
      Frankly, it's not an option. We must turn our thoughts into action.
      Anthony Corsano, CEO, Anvil Knitwear
      Lexus...a leader in sustainable transportation, has now partnered
      with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) to create
      the Eco Fashion Challenge...with the intent of raising awareness and
      sowing seeds of sustainability within the fashion industry.
      Lexus and CFDA press release
    • Designers and creatives have been slow to get involved in sustainability.
      David Bennell, Executive Director,
      Textile Exchange, 2010
    • CCA Fashion Sustainability Workshop Series andCertificate Program
      Amelia Williams
      Has 28 years of experience in the fashion industry as a designer/entrepreneur. Founded Amelia°Williams Labels in 1996. As chair of the fashion program at CCA, has championed sustainability as integral to undergraduate fashion education and professional development.
      CCA Leading by Design fellow, board member Fashion Incubator, San Francisco (FISF).
      Lynda Grose
      Lead Faculty, Curriculum
      Has 28 years of experience in the fashion industry,
      with 20 years focused on fashion and sustainability.
      Co-founded ESPRIT’s ecollection in 1990. Has consulted
      across the private, non-profit, government and educational
      sectors to further design for sustainability in textiles
      and fashion, including with Patagonia, Gap Inc, Sustainable
      Cotton Project, Armenian Crafts Council, UNDP..
      Co-author: Fashion and Sustainability: Design for Change.
      Lyndsie Nash
      Lead Faculty
      Has over a decade of design experience,
      specializing in outdoor and performance markets, including Design Director for Mission Playground
      and founder, Skip Stone Studios.
      Member: Environmental Traveling Companions, 
      Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition.
    • Current approaches to fashion and sustainability focus on issues in the supply chain and establishing terms of engagement for workers
      Product aesthetics and business models remain the same
      CCA champions cross-discipline initiatives
      which result in more innovative approaches
      and diverse routes to sustainability
    • Current Communication Model in the Textile Industry
      The fashion industry is segmented, with each section viewing sustainability through its own incomplete lens.
    • CCA Fashion Sustainability Workshop Series and
      Certificate Program Communication Model
      Workshop participants work across disciplines to gain insights on handling the complexities of sustainability.
    • Workshop 2: Waste: August 4-6, 2011: Instructors
      Amanda Cattermole
      Director, Business
      Development and Innovation
      Levi Strauss and Co
      Mark Dwight
      Founder, CEO
      Bob Adams
      Designer, farmer, IDEO fellow
      Deborah Alvarez-Roderiguez
      President, CEO Goodwill Industries
      Earnest Callenbach
      Ecologist, author
      Timo Rissanen
      No waste pattern cutting pioneer
      And also with: Chris Lindland, Founder, CEO Betabrand
    • Workshop 2: Waste: August 4-6, 2011
      Thursday: Principles of Sustainability
      Traditional Design Role/New Roles
      Business Models and Waste
      Lecture, workshop, panel discussion
      Friday: No Waste Pattern Cutting
      In Context: history, methodologies, sustainability
      Lecture, workshop
      Saturday: No Waste Pattern Cutting
      Workshop, critique, reflections
    • CCA Fashion and Sustainability Workshop Series and Certificate Program Atmosphere
      Intimate setting provides maximum opportunity to interact directly with speakers and to work one-on-one with workshop instructors
    • Sam Formo
      No Waste Jacket
      Hands-on workshops enable participants to apply the tools and skills learned
    • Reader and Books Included
    • CCA Fashion Sustainability Workshops Series and Certificate Program
      Inspirational speakers
      Information linked directly to fashion practice
      Direct exchange with speakers/workshop leaders
      Rich peer interaction
      Books/reader provided
      Practical tools provided
      List of resources
      Access to CCA and DMBA network
    • CCA Fashion Sustainability Workshop Series and Certificate Program
      -Professionals may earn
      a Certificate in Fashion Sustainability
      by successfully completing a number of workshops
      -Professionals not pursuing a certificate
      may take workshops individually
      WORKSHOP 1: Waste
      3 days / August 4-6, 2011
      WORKSHOP 2:Relational Businesses
      WORKSHOP 3: Material, Immaterial & Virtual
      Exact dates TBA for summer 2012
    • CCA Fashion Sustainability Workshop and
      Certificate Program
      For more information and an application:
      Join our community I Link with others I Get inspired I Innovate I Be disruptiveI Get to work I Lead change