FASHION TECHNOLOGY CENTER
Leverages training and experience using advanced fashion technology, state-of-the-art tools and industry-standard equipment to prepare students for fashion’s fast-paced, ever changing, technology-driven future.
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The Fashion Technology Center supports students and faculty in advanced fabrication, experimentation and innovative textile and apparel product design. It provides training, access, and experience using advanced tools and technology for research and prototyping. Review info on each of the FTC labs below.
WEARABLE FUTURES LAB
Advanced wearable technology design, coding and electronic prototyping tools
Interactive computer workstations equipped with advanced software for digital illustration, pattern-making, 3D modeling software
Pattern digitization and automated cutting equipment.
THE EVELYN BURGOYNE TEXTILE INNOVATION LAB
Advanced digital textile design software
Dye sublimation printing + heat press equipment
Automated embroidery software and equipment
Vinyl Heat Transfer printing equipment
Fabric development tools such as weaving looms, felting tools, fabrics and more.
Ultrasonic welding equipment
NATALIE ALTIERI APPAREL PRODUCTION LAB
Specialized industrial sewing equipment for apparel and soft goods design and making.
Half-scale dress forms
Grommet and snap setter
The Knitwear Technology Lab contains specialty machinery, tools and software for developing knitwear
flatbed knitting machines
automated knitting equipment and software