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Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts

Iowa State University

Communication

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Cilia, Kristen Morris Feb 2013

Cilia, Kristen Morris

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Textural and tactile, the jacket design “Cilia” explores conversations of the senses. The surface of the jacket is dimensional, offering play in the movement of each individual cilia-like felt tab. Cilia are finger-like organelles within some cells in the human body. Identical in structure to flagella, they line the surfaces of certain of our cells where they beat in rhythmic waves. They are an important part of many of our organs including eyelashes, the inner nose, and our digestive system.


Cross-College Collaboration: Communication Opportunities With 2-D And 3-D Technology, Charles Freeman, Kendra-Louise Meyer Jan 2013

Cross-College Collaboration: Communication Opportunities With 2-D And 3-D Technology, Charles Freeman, Kendra-Louise Meyer

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Recent research in global communication and CAD technologies indicates the need for improved communication through the development and use of CAD applications, namely within global supply chain management strategies (Easters, 2012). Additionally, direct communications and an individual’s abilities and skills contribute to the efficiency and success of the product lifecycle (Chen, Murray, & Jones, 2007). Critical areas for professional student preparation in the apparel and textile industries include oral and written communication, critical thinking and problem solving, decision making, marketing, and cooperative skills (Hyman & Hu, 2005). Therefore, this project investigates 2-D and 3-D design technological applications using social media as ...


Diffusion Of Appearance Information From Consultant To Client, Diana Saiki, Jinhee Nam Jan 2013

Diffusion Of Appearance Information From Consultant To Client, Diana Saiki, Jinhee Nam

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The purpose of this study was to examine how a client’s perceived similarity to (homophily) and differences (heterophily) from a stylist impacts adoption of a fashion message. The stylist or appearance consultant is a significant influencer in the fashion industry, creating new looks and sellable fashions (Shala, 2012). Appearance messages, unlike other products, can be complex given the fashion look, the individual wearer, and the various contexts where it is found (Damhorst, 1999).


Visual Rhetoric: Significance And Application To Fashion And Dress Scholarship, Genna Reeves-Dearmond Jan 2013

Visual Rhetoric: Significance And Application To Fashion And Dress Scholarship, Genna Reeves-Dearmond

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Numerous scholars have emphasized the importance of theory related to the advancement of scholarly endeavors within the clothing and textile discipline. The development of theory related to visual rhetoric (VR) represents an interdisciplinary approach that can be applied to fashion and dress (FD) scholarship. Though not a conventional theory with which to examine FD, VR is a valid perspective with which to analyze the symbolic processes by which FD perform communication.