Tag Archives: Design

Machine embroidery of traditional blouse worn by indigenous women. UW-Madison Global Health Field Course Site- Imbabura, Ecuador

Baldwin Award: Community Health and Well-being by Design

The School of Human Ecology (SoHE) and campus collaborators will launch a pioneering outreach project in three key areas around the world, aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of women and their communities. With generous funding from the Ira and Ineva Reilly Baldwin Wisconsin Idea Endowment, the project will work in partnership with artisans […]

Case Competition Land's End Winner.

Lands’ End Design Challenge Winner!

Our partners from Lands’ End came to Nancy Nicholas Hall yesterday for the bi-yearly design case competition.   This semester, the TAD students in Maria Kurutz’s class were asked to design accessories for the brand, and to present their vision and products to a panel of judges. Megan Schroeder took 1st place with her navy shoulder bag! […]

Wearable Computer Showcase

Students showcase wearable computing projects, design thinking

Imagine gloves that transmit data from your phone, keeping your hands free. Or a running jacket that monitors your heart rate and lets you know when you’re being followed. What if a garment could respond to its environment? Students in the School of Human Ecology’s new Wearable Computing course brought these imaginations to reality as […]