Designer creates new accessibility-minded brand of accessories

Lucy Jones, founder of FFORA,  a company whose “mission statement is simple, the world made accessible to all.” After embracing a challenge by one of her professors at Parsons to design something that could change the world, the young designer began to talk to one of her family members who had cerebral palsy. “This challenged me … Read more Designer creates new accessibility-minded brand of accessories

Cable Bay designer creates collection of oversized baby sweaters

Cable Bay-based Victoria Colmegna Lopez Oliva is thinking outside the box with her new collection of oversized baby sweaters. Originally from Argentina, Colmegna Lopez Oliva, 28, moved to New Zealand with her Kiwi partner after spending five years in Germany studying art. She said art and design had been instilled in her from a young age by her late great-aunt who used to design bridal … Read more Cable Bay designer creates collection of oversized baby sweaters

Meet Stacey Syiem from Shillong, a designer who creates cultural waves in the UK fashion world

‘My culture goes where I go’ is the main tag line of a UK based Fashion Brand — Little Hill People, the company that promotes North-East Indian handloom, and its efforts to showcase the culture of the region is about to touch new heights, thanks to the person behind Little Hill People, Stacey Syiem. Little … Read more Meet Stacey Syiem from Shillong, a designer who creates cultural waves in the UK fashion world

Inspired designer creates collection of Pittsburgh-themed jewelry

Paul Michael Bierker was stopped in a traffic jam in April on the West End Bridge. The jeweler, who owns Paul Michael Design in Lawrenceville, took in the breathtaking view of the city and snapped a few photos with his iPhone. He took additional shots of the city from Downtown and other areas. Those pictures … Read more Inspired designer creates collection of Pittsburgh-themed jewelry