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New York Textile Month: Express Fashion

September 13 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 

students watching fabric being printedAs part of New York Textile Month, Textile/Surface Design and Fabric Styling will co-host an event with Kornit Digital titled “Express Fashion.” Visitors interested in digital printing as an eco-friendly and profitable solution will view a display of recent, digitally printed textile collections printed using Kornit’s advanced technology.

Kornit’s CEO Gabi Seligsohn will discuss how the company is taking advantage of the revolution in apparel shopping habits. Omer Kulka, Kornit’s VP of marketing and product strategy, will talk about the online business boom in the fashion industry. Textile/Surface Design faculty member Ellen Oster will discuss the importance of the transition from analog to digital printing.

The keynote speaker is Raphael Peck, president of Fanatics Brands, which is a top 50 internet retailer and market leader in authentic and officially licensed apparel for sports fans. Fanatics specializes in short production turnaround time to address real-time event-driven demand. Peck’s presentation, “Proximity Garment Decoration” details how Fanatics is addressing a booming market with innovative marketing and manufacturing technologies, as well as how Fanatics is planning to take its innovative production capabilities and apply them to retail and wholesale markets.

Kornit Digital develops, manufactures and markets industrial digital printing technologies for the garment, apparel and textile industries. Leading the digital direct-to-garment printing market with its exclusive eco-friendly NeoPigment printing process, Kornit’s technology enables innovative business models based on web-to-print, on-demand and mass customization concepts. Kornit also offers a revolutionary approach to the roll-to-roll textile printing industry. Founded in 2003, Kornit Digital is a global company, headquartered in Israel with offices in the USA, Europe, and Asia.

For more information, contact Ellen Oster, 212 217.5174, or Susan Rietman, 212 217.5177.

Venue

John E. Reeves Great Hall
Conference Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States
Phone:
212 217.7999
Website:
http://www.fitnyc.edu/visit/map.php

Organizer

Textile/Surface Design
Phone:
212 217.5140
Website:
fitnyc.edu/textile-surface-design