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Now availableEpisode 22, Functional Design, air Date February 4.
This week, in“Functional Design” with Michelle Lesniak:
Fashion designers often design garments for a functional purpose, rather than for a “wow” piece on the runway that isn’t wearable. Functional design comes into play when it’s important to meet the needs and desires of those intended to wear the design. Explore five questions to ask when creating a functional design.
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