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Bridget Sullivan

Fashion Designer, Bridget Sullivan Designs in Detroit, MI

Bridget Sullivan Designs

PRESENTED ON APR 07, 2016
IN DETROIT @ VOL 27

Bridget Sullivan is an artist who creates garments for dancers, singers, and formal occasions. Grammy-Award winning musician Esperanza Spalding has performed in Bridget’s eco-friendly fashion apparel all over the world.

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The Designs of Ana Velez

BY ANA VELEZ
@ VOL 9 ON OCT 12, 2012

Ana Velez talks about her graphic design work, in particular the signage projects for public spaces like the Gold Museum and the city Stadium. She speaks fast and her presentation is flawless as she showcases her designs. (in Spanish).

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Brigid KO Designs

BY BRIGID OESTERLING
@ VOL 13 ON NOV 11, 2014

Designer Brigid Oesterling of BrigidKO creates couture costuming and clothing made primarily from innertubes and recycled materials. Her focus has been to use innertubes from cars, motorcycles and bicycles. Not your typical recycled-wear, the recycled rubber material often has a leather look which the designer masterfully balances with other materials, often masking the identity of the innertube. Her work is innovative and, these unique pieces are both delicate and bold. 

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Designs That Float

BY MICHAEL OPIPARI
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 10, 2016

Michael Opipari is Principal/Owner of OpipariDesignGroup, a Detroit-area commercial design firm specializing in stores, restaurants and financial retail design. He and his design team are proponents of research-based design methodology and use it effectively to create meaningful and lasting experiences between businesses and their customers.

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A Journey in Hats

BY ELEANOR O'CONNELL
@ VOL 16 ON SEP 01, 2016

New York based and originally from Papua New Guinea, Eleanor O'Connell has been working within the Theatre, Performance Art, Film, Fashion and Design industry as a Costumier, Costume Designer, Wardrobe Manager, Milliner and Artist from London to Melbourne and now New York. Listen to her journey here!

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Fashionable Detroit

BY NABEELA NAJJAR
@ VOL 32 ON JUN 29, 2017

As a fashion and costume designer, Nabeela Najjar creates garments that are heavily influenced by dreams and nature. She recently graduated from the College for Creative Studies where she focused on fiber and textiles design.

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Self-made Mermaid

BY JACOBEE ROSE BUCHANAN
@ VOL 32 ON AUG 17, 2017

Jacobee Rose Buchanan relates her history playing dress-up as a kid and how it led to entering a mermaid contest (again and again) in aduthood.

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The Family of Jin, A Master-level Costume Presentation

BY STACE FELDMANN
@ VOL 26 ON APR 12, 2018

Stace Feldmann, owner of Strange Land Costuming and founder of the Madison Area Costuming Society, presents a breakdown of the five-month build on four complicated costumes for competition, created and worn by two other members of MACS. These award-winning costumes show the range of skills and techniques learned by this group of hobby cosplayers, as well as the challenges of bringing characters to life.

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Walking through history

BY ANGELA MOMBERS
@ VOL 23 ON APR 18, 2018

Angela Mombers makes detailled and rich reproductions of historical costumes, usually of nobility. het costumes frange from the 15th till beginning of 20th century. She is inspired by antique paintings and museum artifacts. The process of costume making is followed by thousands of fans via her Instagram account Walking Through History and on FB Walking Through History with Jasper and Angela - from inspiration, via tutorials towards the end result.

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Puterka Fine Art; 3D & 2D designs

BY KATY PUTERKA
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 01, 2018

Katy Puterka was raised in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Puterka works primarily in jewelry making and secondarily in watercolor. She completed her Bachelors of Fine Arts at Oklahoma State University in May of 2015. Puterka’s artwork has been featured in Oklahoma’s Tallgrass Art Gallery, Kasum Gallery, Oklahoma Contemporary, Niche Awards Gallery, Graphite Elements & Design Art Gallery, Gardiner Art Gallery, Hardesty Center for Fablab, and locally exhibited in Stillwater.