Entries from Clone of CDes News tagged with 'Silvia Guttmann'

Apparel Students Linsey Gordon and Silvia Guttmann Compete in "Project Better Gown"

Apparel grad student Linsey Gordon and apparel senior Silvia Guttmann were featured on WCCO (CBS 4) last evening as part of a story on the "Project Better Gown" design competition hosted by the Park Nicollet Foundation. Students from seven college design programs across the country are taking part in the contest to create a new hospital gown that puts the needs of the patient first and foremost, while still meeting the medical needs of doctors and nurses. The designs will be showcased, and the winners will be announced, during a live runway show this Saturday, October 29, 2011, at the Park Nicollet Foundation Celebration for Life Gala. A total of $40,000 in Fellowship Grants will be awarded to the...

Lizzie Hillmann's Earthquake Rescue Suit Wins Second Place in Safety Products Design Challenge

Apparel design senior Lizzie Hillmann has won second place in the 2011 Safety Products Design Challenge for her Protective Jumpsuit for Earthquake Rescue Crew project. The Challenge, sponsored by Safety + Technical Products and Narrow Fabrics Institute - divisions of the Industrial Fabrics Association International, encourages students to pursue functional design for the purpose of safety. "My idea to design a safety jumpsuit for earthquake rescue team members came about after watching the devastating aftermath of recent major earthquakes, including those in Japan, New Zealand, and Chile," said Hillmann. "From watching the news, I witnessed many rescuers that were not properly protected in their environment. These brave individuals must be well-protected from the elements so they can perform their...