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Departments are coming together at the University of North Texas. Design students from a wearable tech class are creating the costumes for a theater production. Via D Magazine:

The University of North Texas Opera is bringing a new spin to Mozart’s Don Giovanni this weekend in collaboration with the College of Visual Arts and Design.

Fashion design students, alumni, and faculty from the College of Visual Arts and Design have been working tirelessly together to incorporate something else new to the show—digital fabrication.

“There are a lot of fringe technologies that are starting to impact the apparel industry, and the goal is to create opportunities so that the students are flexible and prepared to integrate and work with the scientists and engineers designing those materials,” Trippeer says. “This is just a way forward for students to be introduced to those things.”

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