Stearns Manufacturing visits functional clothing design studio class

Jean Johnson, product manager (CHE grad) and Gabe Doring, designer, from Stearns Manufacturing of St. Cloud, MN visited Karen LaBat's (DHA) functional clothing design studio class. They demonstrated and discussed the design of Stearns' "ice rescue suit" and several of the new personal flotation devices Stearns is developing. The "ice rescue suit" will be one of the featured products in the upcoming Goldstein exhibition, Techno Textiles: Inner Space to Outer Space.