California sportswear industry grew from modest beginnings in 1930 into a mass-market fashion leader in men’s wear and a strong player in women’s wear.
“What Makes a fabric modern? Essentially that it is created in terms of today, with materials of today, within a whole set of conditioning factors. Chief of these are function, architecture, and related textures”.
Dorothy Wright Liebes, 1939
Color is magic elixir – the Liebes look
Good design for ordinary people
Maria Kipp Small batch handcraft producer
Studied with Bauhaus trained Benita Otte and with with Ani Albers at Black Mountain College. Taught CA college of Crafts (Art)
Barney M Reid for Reidart