Fashion Design Research Area

Julia Ravindran’s creative scholarship focuses on 3D printing in fashion design, fabric manipulation, surface design and wearable technology. She incorporates couture sewing techniques into her creative works as a way to preserve the history of fashion, but also incorporating elements of technology and innovation. Recent juried exhibitions and presentations include: Reproduction of an 1810’s “Puff Dress” and Lace and Cutwork Decorative Trim, Preserving Heritage Through Contemporary Dress, and Translucent Reverie. Recent publications include a book chapter: 3D Printing in Senior Seminar Fashion Course, written in Makerspaces for Adults: Best Practices and Great Projects by J. Hicks & J. Long.