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  • Soojin Kang

    Assistant Professor of Fashion and Technology

    Email
    kangs357@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    N - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center - 66 Fifth Avenue

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    Soojin Kang

    Profile

    Soojin Kang is an entrepreneur, designer, and educator based in NY. Soojin’ s  work is at the intersection of Fashion and Technology within more than ten years of high-profile international fashion design experiences. She developed her knitwear career and became an expert and pioneer in computer knitting design and virtual simulation technology. Major fashion industries have tapped her expertise in specialized knit textile and virtual simulation design. Soojin is interested in sustainability and whole garment knitting design, and she has experience delivering innovation and technology to the fashion industry and academic environments using Shima Seiki Computer Knitting Software and Clo3d. Soojin taught digital knit design at FIT and Clo3d at Parsons. Soojin taught the first Clo3d Class at Parsons for BFA Program in 2019; Parsons launched Clo3d software to all Year 3 classes for Specialized Studio from Fall 2020 after observing the successful students’ creations.

    Wearable 3D is a startup company Soojin is developing at the moment. Wearable3d is about Virtual Digital Assets by building a library for Garment blocks and textile digital design swatches such as knit stitches, weave design, and print artwork. The company is created by recognizing the need to provide a learning platform for 3d designers looking for 3D Fashion Design Resources to learn and use.

    Wearable 3d will also cover tutorial videos for designers looking to elevate their skillset and transform their 2D ideas into 3D digitization.

     


    Degrees Held

    MFA Fashion Design& Socity at Parsons


    Professional Affiliation

    Parsons BFA Fashion and MFA Textile.


    Recent Publications

    Invited as a panel for 3D festivals held by Alvanon Motif Organization to talk about workforce for Fashion Education by using Clo3d Software. 09/17th/2020


    Performances and Appearances

    Appeared as a panel 3D festivals held by Alvanon Motif Organization to talk about workforce for Fashion Education by using Clo3d Software. 09/17th/2020

    Article published in NY Times, Vogue, WWD

    Exhibition in NY, London, Italy and Tokyo


    Research Interests

    Fashion Technology, Clo3d,Shima Seiki, 3d design, Virtual Design, Sustainabilty, Knitting, Textile


    Awards And Honors

    Feel the yarn competition finalist in Pitti Filalti in Florence.

    DVF Scholarship

    Dean Scholarship


    Current Courses

    Design Studio 4

    Design Studio 4 (Paris Spring 2021)

    Major Studio 1

    Major Studio 1 (Paris Spring 2021)

    Major Studio 2

    Major Studio 4

    Major Studio 4 (Paris Spring 2021)

    Specialized Studio 2

    Specialized Studio 2 (Paris Spring 2021)

    Thesis 1

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