People keep asking me "what do You Do" SimplyTake a look at 28 squared twitter profile to see this rendered as a fabric!
I’m A BADASSE! "
I Design Change" and affect lives by any means necessary.... well, I explore Business, Apparel, Design, Art, Service, Styling & Eco-Sustainability! I get Independent creative moving and their businesses on track!
My focus is using technology to solve the PLM and business issues faced by creative design sector! In simple language I walk creative entrepreneurs through the adoption adaptation and integration of new media and technology. I’m an Artist, designer and product developer. That interest has translated into programs that have “tested theories through practice’ ... I developed a unique creative entrepreneurial training program that effectively shows results. On I dare I began exploring the establishment of a virtual creative incubator www.282AC.com has since emerged into a virtual Incubator, and an Artist Collective, exploring coworking and virtual enterprise networks while assisting designers across the
globe via technology!
I have 30 years In fashion and design advocacy. I planned my first international trade show in TT in 86/87 and in 2006 was tapped
to design and product a Fashion Trade show for The Black Church Means Business that saw 6 businesses in 2 years access Macy's buyers! This year we launch the Brooklyn Fashion Film Festival as an online platform for international designers to show and sell their products, primarily to the NY Market!
My teenage son describes me as a geek. I am more of an enthusiastic Digital Alien. I'm smack in the middle the Fashion Tech Evolution emerging in NY, while at the same time wrapping up a seven year project that explores creative entrepreneurship! The daughter of a computer programmer and a dressmaker… You can say I was born for fashion technology… but I hate to code with a passion! I now run , virtual support program, helping creative individuals, utilize new and
emerging media and tools to set up independent businesses.
I also curate, Brooklyn Fashion Gallery an online gallery that extends offline, providing a venue for designers, artist and entertainers to connect to Buyers, Boutiques, Shoppers, Bloggers, Press and Fans and I am in the final stages of designing a virtual platform, for designers to access trade opportunities.. using video!
My formal design education was at Fashion Institute of Technology but I count my apprenticeships from Dressmakers Designers and Boutique owner from across the Globe as Equally important! #0 Years in the creative custom on demand side of the Fashion Sector and have been involved in the technology of creativity for the last seven…
I am passionate about the art of making, the process of making, the joy of making, the business of making and how emerging technology affects the joy, art process and business of making!
AS I SEE IT until "IDEAS" are tested in real business situations they are simply "THEORIES
Above is work from designers within the various projects I've conducted!
I explore Business, Apparel, Design, Art, Service, Styling & Eco-Sustainability, i explore virtual creative incubators, Artist Collective,coworking and virtual enterprise networks!! I am passionate about the art of making, the process of making, the joy of making, the business of making and how emerging technology affects the joy, art process and business of making!
I specialize in Project management, technical apparel design, digital media integration, product development, creative cultural marketing!As a designer I'm exploring open design, and trying to actively incorporate some of the new technology, or at least I keep promising to... subscribe for notice on the next show!
I welcome networking with colleagues in Fashion, Tech, Creative Enterprise development & marketing.. If You are Looking for professionally expanded or edited versions of my post pleaseuse the comment form below the post and leave your contact number!
282 AC Virtual Artist Collective & Incubator program
1-646 736 2984 phone
Streets of New York 411
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really conversations in Business, Apparel, Design, Art, Service, Styling & Eco-Sustainability:- http://badasse.posterous.com/Bonnie's mailbag- where I share mailings sent to me http://demarketplace.posterous.com/Designing BSs... http://designingbss.posterous.com/ where I post (though not quiet often enough) notes and inspiration from around the web, that influence my design aesthetic! Talk to me Http://My.28squared.com/bonnieMy projects
Strategy is the essence of http://www.Demarketplace.com a hands on exploratory project that test theories on new and emerging media and their use, specific to creative enterprise! I always post and try to be as open as teh project permits! However I cannot always post teh full content and oftent context cannot be divulged due to the privacy rights of artist I work with. but i will gladly wlk you through our exploration!
Strategy is behind http://www.28squared.com is a program I am developing that uses those lessons and observations to create products and services that cater to the how rather than the what of successful presentation and sale of fashion ( and by demand) other creative products! It's global, Interactive and real time!
if It seems that I do a lot ... It's because I've been blessed with a great group of colleagues< together we make things happen ... so go ahead start a SPARK!