Design & Architecture
Design & Architecture
Photo of Associate Professor and Director Lucy Dunne
Lucy Dunne
Associate Professor and Director, Apparel Design Program; Co-Director, Wearable Technology Lab
Apparel Design
College of Design
  • Smart Clothing
  • Wearable Technology
  • Functional Apparel
  • Human Factors in Design
  • Sustainable Fashion
Design & Architecture
Barry Matthew Kudrowitz
Barry Matthew Kudrowitz
Assistant Professor
College of Design
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Toys, games and play
  • Design of food
  • Sketching and drawing ideas
  • Humor and improvisation
Design & Architecture
Thomas R. Fisher
Thomas R. Fisher
College of Design
  • Fracture-critical system failures
  • Cities in the new economy
  • Ethics and professional practice
  • Creating sustainable, resilient futures
  • Design thinking and the creative economy
Illustration of futuristic superheros by graduate student Mary Ellen Berglund

The Future of Clothing

The University of Minnesota is leading the revolution in wearable technology.
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Four College of Design students. Photo by David Bowers

Clothing for a Cause

U of M students learn how to mass-produce garments—and in the process, help clothe girls in five countries.
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A rendering of The Sweet Spot, a pop-up park running April 20 through May 10 on the WAM Plaza.

Pop-up Park

In the last weeks of spring semester, students will turn Weisman Art Museum's concrete plaza into green space.
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Molly Reichert (left) and Andrea Johnson.

Creative Hot Spot

Winter cold can’t stifle creativity in Minnesota. Two U of M instructors and their students are sweating out community building ideas with a new mobile sauna.
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