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Mars and Equality

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Why do we want to move to Mars? Is it a pursuit or escape? Is it because our environment is damaged and Earth is no longer habitable?  These are the questions I asked during the design of Made of Mars dress (with Made of Mars). The special golden material on the dress is basalt - a volcanic rock commonly found on the surface of Mars and in volcanic areas on Earth. It can be melt down and pulled into fibers then weaved into fabrics. If we one day migrate to Mars, we need to learn how to use this material...

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Happy International Women's Day!

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On this day of celebrating the movement for women's rights, we are honored that Designer KtY was interviewed by Ladies Drive magazine in Switzerland, as a keynote speaker for the League of Leading Ladies Conference.  A few more updates about the brand includes the feature of the Saturn DIY dress in the German Make: magazine 1/2020; the Hello Blink Show podcast on starting a fashion brand; ELLE Japon February issue on the heart-rate monitoring dress and color-changing optical fiber dress; and the Sartorial Geek podcast.   In February, the brand presented and sold products at 3D Printing & Space event in LA, hosted by SpaceportLA,...

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Stanford Arts Guest Lecture

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Designer KtY was invited as a guest lecturer at Stanford Arts Industry Immersion class. Course artsinst 197B is focused on Fashion, aiming to give students opportunities to immerse themselves in the expanding and evolving fashion industry. The course is six weeks long with influential industry professionals giving lectures and workshops. KtY was the final lecturer of the semester, on Feb 28th, 2020, summarizing pain points in the fashion industry, solutions to reduce waste and pollution in production, and methods to embed technologies into textiles for functional garments. Students were excited by the possibilities in fashion innovation, asked meaningful questions and enjoyed the hands-on...

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3D Printing & Space

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On Feb 22, 2020, Designer KtY represented Art by Physicist at the panel for 3D Printing & Space. The event was hosted in LA by SpaceportLA, MatterHackers and Ultimaker.  The panelists and the moderator Mara Hitner from MatterHackers presented an exciting discussion about additive manufacturing, sustainability, future workforce, aerospace industry and more.     As a fashion brand focusing on sustainable and responsible manufacturing, we use 3D printing to achieve rapid prototyping and made to order. Our creative and artistic accessory collections are designed with engineering software, such as Autodesk Fusion 360 and SolidWorks. Prototypes and productions are made on desktop 3D...

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Designer Integrates 3D Printing and Future Fabrics for Bespoke Fashion

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Art by Physicist featured in IDTechEx Show! USA 2019 Wearable Technology Insight. Designer KtY demonstrates tech-embedded garment designs, artistic ready-to-wear products and vision to apply technologies in the manufacturing and supply chain of fashion.

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