Redefining design through textiles

By Adelaide Zollinger | MIT Morningside Academy for Design

Fashion is among the most environmentally damaging industries globally, contributing to water pollution through dyeing processes and generating immense amounts of textile waste. Garments are often shipped all over the world, significantly contributing to carbon emissions.

Ganit Goldstein SM ’23, a Jerusalem-born designer who recently completed a master of science in architecture studies in computation at MIT, has spent years exploring alternatives to standard production methods and workflows. Combining traditional craftsmanship with cutting-edge technologies, the former research assistant at the Self-Assembly Lab, and 2023 MIT Morningside Academy for Design (MAD) Fellow, is blazing a trail forward.

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