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CCA's Fashion Sustainability August Waste Workshop

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

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