Susan Hotchkis "Rust-rose" (detail) 2016

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From sea algae-based flip-flops, to NASA using origami, this week’s Friday Fibers Roundup is looking at all the ways artists and designers are taking traditional ideas and blending with technology to help create a brighter future. 1) Artist and designer Clara Daguin embroiders circuits, luminescent wires, and sensors on her clothes, revealing the poetry of

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SDA 2017: A Year In Review

This year Surface Design Association celebrated our 40th Anniversary with a bang. We had 4 amazing journals published, multiple exhibitions throughout the country, as well as our biennial conference. Even though 2017 was rough to get through, SDA strived to meet our members’ needs, being a beacon of hope and a creative outlet for many.

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Friday Fibers Roundup: Borders

This week’s Friday Fibers Roundup features artists who are either pushing borders–conceptually or politically–as well as making work referencing the literal borders around us. 1) “Unraveling a Racist Flag with Sonya Clark” by Cassie Packard spotlights Clark’s recent project in which she invites gallery goers to assist in unraveling a Confederate flag (via Vice). 2)

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