Five Questions With: Karl Aspelund

". Many of the problems created by long-term space exploration terms of the design, care, maintenance, and recycling of clothing appear as a result of the ship or base needing to be self-sustaining."
Karl Aspelund is an assistant professor in the Department of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design at the University of Rhode Island. His primary interests lie in examining the role textiles and design play in the creation of identity, the impact of the textile life-cycle on the Earth’s environment, and how the design community can contribute…

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