Litzelman reports on Wisconsin community organizations’ efforts to combat loneliness during the pandemic, Fairbanks conversation on social weaving published in Textile: Cloth and Culture, Dong comments on the wellbeing design components of interiors, and more.
Weaving Art, Focus, and Community in a Time of Worry
Design Studies Professor Marianne Fairbanks offers a video tutorial on weaving from household items.
Three SoHE Faculty Earn Tenure
Congratulations to Fenaba Addo, Carolee Dodge Francis, and Marianne Fairbanks!
SoHE News & Events: Jan 17–23
Poehlmann-Tynan on child visitation rooms in prisons | Center for Financial Security to advise national program to counsel low- and moderate-income consumers | Whelan discusses Madison’s #1 work-life balance ranking and on New Year’s Resolutions | Raison live event on the mind-body connection | Fairbanks to speak at Kent State | Shim’s new research on the college-to-career financial transition | Dodge Francis on diversifying the research profession
Q&A with Hello! Loom Creator and Design Studies Professor Marianne Fairbanks
Image: Hello! Loom example weaving, multi-color, in process. Marianne Fairbanks is a textile artist and assistant professor of Design Studies in the School of Human Ecology at UW–Madison, which offers undergraduate degrees in Textiles and …
SoHE News & Events: August 23-29
An alum’s path from consumer science to crooked grinds; What’s a Weaving Lab?; and more.
Student Blog: Attending the Weaving Lab
For the second summer in a row, SoHE professor Marianne Fairbanks has taken over the Image Lab at the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and transformed it into the Weaving Lab: Plain Cloth Productions. Community members are …
WID Summer Weaving Lab Being Lead by SoHE’s Marianne Fairbanks
Weaving Lab: Plain Cloth Productions Interconnectivity is at the foundation of weaving. Textiles rely on the principle that multiple entities that were once separate, like fiber or thread, can become interwoven together into one whole. …