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  • Preeti Gopinath

    Associate Professor of Textiles

    Email
    gopinatp@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    J - 39 West 13th Street

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    Preeti Gopinath

    Profile

    Preethi Gopinath is an educator, textile designer, product development, and marketing professional with extensive international experience in the area of creative design for home and apparel textiles, CAD (including texture mapping), styling, production, sourcing, merchandising, entrepreneurship, and research with over 20 years of international experience in the textiles industry. She graduated from the National Institute of Design in India where she focused on weaving, printing, embroidery, and garment design. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in textile development, design, marketing and technology at the Fashion Institute of Technology, as well as fashion design, business, and management at George Brown College in Toronto. Gopinath has written for TheSweet Home.com, and has worked on product and design for Carini Lang, NYC; Springs Global, Canada; and Hua Fang USA. Gopinath’s research explores traditional Gyaser weaving techniques, particularly handloom, silk brocade weaving of Benares, India.


    Current Courses

    Atelier
    PGTX 5000, Fall 2021

    Major Studio 1
    PGTX 5100, Fall 2021

    Major Studio 3
    PGTX 5200, Fall 2021

    Textile Industry Partnership 2
    PGTX 5060, Fall 2021

    Future Courses

    Atelier
    PGTX 5000, Spring 2022

    Major Studio 2
    PGTX 5110, Spring 2022

    Major Studio 4
    PGTX 5210, Spring 2022

    Philosophy of Textiles
    PGTX 5090, Spring 2022

    Past Courses

    Atelier
    PGTX 5000, Spring 2021, Summer 2021

    Independent Study
    PLAD 3900, Summer 2021

    Major Studio 1
    PGTX 5100, Spring 2021

    Major Studio 2
    PGTX 5110, Summer 2021

    Major Studio 4
    PGTX 5210, Spring 2021

    Philosophy of Textiles
    PGTX 5090, Spring 2021

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