• So, what did this [a2ru] conference really have to do with the arts? Actually, quite a lot. Even though it wasn’t explicitly a traditional conference about the fine arts, I felt like there was an underlying message that artists should always be part of the larger conversation about creativity and innovation. After all, artists have the unique trait of being communicators by training.

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It’s Not Fashion, It’s Architecture

  • March 27, 2014
  • By Allison Engel     
Fifth year architecture students at the University of Southern California create Mao jackets out of unlikely “fabrics.”


Architecture students at the University of Southern California explore materiality and joinery as they create Mao jackets from unlikely “fabrics,” such as pencil erasers, kitchen matches and woven cassette tapes. Once they commit to their two materials, they may not change direction, giving them valuable experience in making a project work.

Link to Full Source: University of Southern California News