Garment District: Fashioning a Future
August 18th, 2010, 10:43 am
MAS is looking at the planning, economic, and sustainability issues affecting New York City’s Garment District ecosystem. This panel of design professionals, practitioners, and government officials will discuss ideas for shaping the District’s future as a vital hub for entrepreneurship, creativity, and commerce. The session will be moderated by Designer Yeohlee Teng, of YEOHLEE, Inc., with an introduction by Interior Designer Kitty Hawks. Panelists include Madelyn Wils, executive vice president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, Jerome Chou, director of programs at the Design Trust for Public Space, Theory Founder and Co-CEO Andrew Rosen, and Joe Ferrara,director of the Garment Center Supplier Association.