Posts Tagged ‘khipra nichols’

Professional Development Fund grants awarded

The Professional Development Fund Committee met mid-April to review project proposals submitted for its Spring 2015 funding cycle. The Committee is pleased to announce the following awards to: Silvia Acosta (ARCH) – drawing and writing spatial concepts, islands of Seto, Sea of Japan Eric Anderson (HAVC) – book project The Media of Objects: Design and Culture in Nineteenth-Century […]

Wintersession course documentary produced

The 2014 Wintersession travel course on Shoe Design, held in Italy, with Khipra Nichols (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) and Kathleen Grevers  (Senior Critic, Apparel Design) was documented by Jim White (Core Notions) with photography by Matt Francis Photography. View the 8-minute documentary on their experiences in Turin, Milan and Florence.

Missakian, Nichols & Wong Jointly Published

An interdisciplinary and interdivisional collaboration in seminal text on technical textiles, “Flexible Composite Materials,” edited by Rene Motro and published by Birkhauser, was released this summer. A chapter on “Interior Textiles” was co-authored by Anais Missakian (Professor, Textiles), Khipra Nichols (Associate Professor, Industrial Design), and Liliane Wong (Professor, Interior Architecture).

Torino Wintersession: “Imagination is More Important than Knowledge”

On January 11th, a group of Wintersession students led by Kathleen Grevers (Critic, Apparel Design) and Khipra Nichols (Associate Professor, Industrial Design) made local news as they visited the BasicNet Group’s research and design centers. BasicNet’s President, Marco Boglione, reminded the students that, as taught by Albert Einstein, “imagination is more important than knowledge.” For […]