Jacob Olmedo (b. Sheboygan, Wisconsin, lives and works in New York, NY) holds a BFA in Fashion Design from the School of Fashion at Parsons. He is a designer and artist who focuses on sustainability and the future of fashion through textiles and garments. He was awarded the Designer of the Year, Future Textiles Award in 2017 from Parson School of Fashion, the Role Models Competition from the Healthy Materials Lab, and was a finalist for the International Dorothy Waxman Talking Textile Award for his work integrating fashion and plant life. Jacob practices in-depth research, experimental material development, user testing, and garment construction, all as a part of his continuing design work And The World Will Be As One. And The World Will Be As One showcases an array of important relationships we as humans have with our clothing and our natural world.
For more information: https://www.jacobolmedo.com/