Dr. Amanda Parkes is a media designer, technologist, and CTO of Manufacture NY, a fashion incubator and manufacturing hub. Modelled after MIT Media Lab - where Amanda earned her PhD - the space brings together manufacturers, designers, technologists, and scientists. Amanda uses her education in engineering, art history, and kinetic interaction design to create initiatives at the crossroads of science, engineering, and fashion.
In a modern fusion of designers and engineers, New York’s MoMA has added electronics-infused pieces to its collection
Two students used rapid prototyping to overhaul a common item to be less wasteful and easier to use.