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Professor Sandy Black

Professor Sandy Black

Professor of Fashion and Textile Design and Technology

Sandy is a Research Professor working at the intersections of fashion and textile practice, design for sustainability, technology, business and culture.  Sandy has published pioneering texts on sustainable fashion and design and on knitwear design, history and technology. Recent work brings academic research and the designer fashion sector together through dialogue and collaborative projects, focusing on the role of creative entrepreneurship, design, new business models and innovative technology application in addressing issues of sustainability in fashion. Sandy founded and co-edits the journal Fashion Practice: Design, Creative Process and the Fashion Industry, published since 2009.

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