Adobe Color is such an amazing tool, particularly for indie designers who may not have access to all the wonderful (but very expensive) color services that bigger companies may use.
If you’re not familiar with Adobe Color, it’s an online community where people can share color inspiration. And you can access Adobe Color online or right within any of the Adobe programs with the Adobe Color Themes panel.Continue reading “New features that will make you LOVE Adobe Color!”
A native of Berkely, California, Gordon Henderson seems to have been born with style. In second grade, he put together an outfit complete with a scarf tied as an ascot for a class picture. As a single parent, his mother sewed her own dresses from Vogue patterns to save money. By the time he was in high school, Henderson would also be sewing his own clothes.Continue reading “28 Days of Black Fashion History: Gordon Henderson”
“Whoever heard of a black designer?”
Those words from an unassuming young caretaker stuck with Jeffrey Banks but was the catalyst that pushed him to pursue his talent and excel as a successful American fashion designer, who just happened to be Black. “My parents always made me believe I could do anything I want as long as I was willing to work hard for it.”Continue reading “28 Days of Black Fashion History: Jeffrey Banks”
Considered the grandfather of fashion designers of color, Arthur McGee got his start in fashion after entering a contest for a scholarship to Traphagen School of Design in New York. He won the scholarship, left his home in Detroit, Michigan and headed to the Big Apple.Continue reading “28 Days of Black Fashion History: Arthur McGee”
J. Wesley Tann, Jr. (known to many as simply Wesley Tann) fine tuned his fashion skills early on working for some of New York’s most renowned designers. He would eventually become the first African American designer to open his own shop on 7th Avenue in New York City.Continue reading “28 Days of Black Fashion History: Wesley Tann”