Sustainability is no longer a new conversation but a new generation of innovative eco-smart materials that have sustainable credentials and provide significant reductions in chemicals, water, energy and CO2 is. My research is in direct response to the global movement to integrate responsibility as part of a progressive business model that activates change and encourages a new way of design thinking.
— James Mendolia

C.L.A.S.S Education     

Co-founder, Program Director

C.L.A.S.S. Education specializes in custom corporate training, and professional workshops. We are a disruptive learning model dedicated to sharing knowledge, introducing ideas, and presenting innovative eco-smart materials that empower fashion decision makers. C.L.A.S.S. Education workshops specialize in design strategies, innovative textile research  and strategic communication needed to add brand value.

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James Mendolia 

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James Mendolia, FIT Professor, MFA Fashion Design, FIT Sustainability Council Member 

A dynamic speaker, James conducts interactive presentations and workshops in Europe, USA, Asia and South America related to design thinking, merchandising strategies, innovative eLearning, future fashion systems and new material technologies. He uses leadership skills throughout executive training programs to involve his audience.

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Eco-smart Textile Workshops: Milan

Centered in Milan, the programs specialize in luxury fashion, design synergy, innovative textile research and strategic communication needed to add brand value. A wide variety of learning activities, hands-on material analysis, interactive workshops and onsite mill visits introduce participants to a new generation of textile technologies that enhance your skills as a leader in today’s market.

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