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Honors Book Discussion with Professor Grace Jun

October 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

REGISTRATION REQUIRED – All book discussion sign-ups announced at the beginning of the semester

  • Book: UNIVERSAL MATERIALITY: WEARABLE INTERACTION DESIGN AND COMPUTER AIDED PROCESS FOR ACCESSIBLE WEARABLE SOLUTIONS by Jeanne Tan and Grace Jun
  • Discussion Leader: Professor Grace Jun, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design (and co-author of book)
  • Date: Wednesday, October 26, 5:30-6:30 p.m. (note special time)
  • Location: Moore Hall 309
  • Description: Universal Materiality is a summary of design examples from a collaboration including designers, engineers, occupational therapists, nonprofits, academic institutions, and people living with disabilities. Co-authored by Grace Jun, CEO of the Smithsonian National award-winning nonprofit Open Style Lab and Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at UGA, this book explains co-design processes and clothing solutions with residents from The Riverside Premier Rehabilitation and Healing Center in New York City. Each clothing design examines accessibility barriers for people with disabilities and older people, such as dressing challenges for people with arthritis. All designs explored universal design principles and material experiments which includes 3D-printing on fabrics, smart materials, and fashion techniques for easier dressing.

Contact: Kora Burton, kla07590@uga.edu

Details

Date:
October 26
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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Venue

Moore Hall
108 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602 United States
Phone:
706-542-3240

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