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Introducing Our New Teacher Lane Odom & CLO 3D Design Collection

Lane Odom Headshot

Lane Odom – UoF’s CLO 3D teacher (Picture courtesy: Lane Odom)

At College of Trend, our mission has at all times been to arrange college students with a stable basis in on-the-table technical strategies, in addition to computer-assisted design and sample making expertise. In 2022, with our trade embracing 3D design software program, we added a 3D Browzwear lesson collection, taught by trade professionals Iris Hopkins and Brittany Grey.

We’re proud to announce that we’re increasing our dedication to 3D  by including classes in CLO 3D, taught by our latest teacher, Lane Odom. Lane’s collection begins with an Introduction to CLO 3D, adopted by The right way to Assemble a Garment with Current 3D Patterns after which The right way to Draft a CLO 3D Ladies’s Bodice Block. Lane gives directions on the way to buy the CLO 3D software program and demonstrates how one can really draft a set of slopers, primarily based in your avatar’s measurements from scratch, a uncommon lesson within the 3D house. Click on on the hyperlink beneath every lesson’s poster body to view a preview of that specific lesson.

2-PosterFrame-CA-CLO-001-Introduction to CLO3D

                                                                                  UoF’s lesson on Introduction to CLO 3D

 3-PosterFrame-CA-CLO-002-Constructing a Garment With Existing Patterns-LT




Upon graduating from Johns Hopkins College with a B.A. in Worldwide Research, Lane enrolled at Parsons College of Design to pursue a A.A.S. Trend Design diploma. After 4 semesters, he graduated with honors and displayed his senior thesis assortment with the Design x NYC scholar showcase.

Via the post-pandemic uncertainty of 2021, Lane began as an intern for Swiss attire start-up Mover Plastic Free Sportswear. There, he shortly turned a full-time worker and ultimately assumed all obligations for product design, growth and manufacturing, and managed a worldwide provide chain of premium supplies and top-notch European craftsmanship.

Lane Odom wearing a Mover Plastic Free Sportswear Jacket

Lane Odom carrying a Mover Plastic Free Sportswear jacket (Picture courtesy Mover Plastic Free Sportswear)

Lane ultimately launched his personal capsule assortment on-line below the model identify Vane. Not solely is Vane about my private journey as a designer, however I wish to set up a enterprise that’s going to nurture its group and make its nook of the world a greater place” he says.

models wearing Vane collection

Lane Odom’s Vane assortment (Picture credit score: Vane)

As Lane advances his journey in style design, he hopes to proceed to extend his involvement within the training of the subsequent era with the information he has gained from his experiences within the trade.

In an interview with College of Trend founder, Francesca Sterlacci, Lane shares his profession aspirations and his curiosity in 3D design:

What made you interested by style after having graduated with a level from Johns Hopkinson in Worldwide Research?

I turned inquisitive about style from an entrepreneurial perspective throughout my second yr at Johns Hopkins. I at all times had an energetic creativeness and would discover myself daydreaming quite a bit. I noticed that style might be an excellent mixture of creativity and enterprise/analytics, and I shortly fell in love with sketching concepts. On high of that, style was going by way of its “streetwear renaissance,” the place it felt like participation within the trade was opening up, and I needed to throw my hat within the ring. I knew I needed to have a profession contributing to tradition and leaving a optimistic affect; it simply so occurred I discovered my ardour in style, and it has been a satisfying medium after my time as an athlete.

What prompted your curiosity in studying 3D?

My Design Communication class at Parsons was my first introduction to the software program. The category had a concentrate on CLO3D, with the ultimate challenge to construct an eight-look assortment by the top of the semester. I took to this system instantly, completely having fun with the power to conceptualize designs past 2D drawings. Moreover, I already had quite a lot of curiosity in technical design. Since I got here to style with an entrepreneurial spirit, I felt it will be necessary for me to have the ability to construct clothes by myself. 3D stood out to me as a device for a much less resource-intensive method, in each product growth and presentation.

Do you assume 3D is as accepted within the style trade because it might be? 

I feel naturally it’s going to take time for trade professionals to get accustomed to 3D, and the way to combine it into the design and growth course of, in addition to establishing standardization throughout completely different software program. Whereas it’s digital, 3D continues to be fairly technical, not simply in clothes design however in 3D modeling/animation as nicely, so I feel it can at all times have a selected kind of consumer. I feel the primary to undertake 3D is/needs to be technical designers and sample makers, or any designers who’re actually into the making course of. Then it stays to be seen how product represented in 3D will likely be acquired by style customers. Once more, it’s going to take time for individuals to construct belief with 3D, simply because it takes time for any model to construct belief with prospects. All and All I feel 3D is precisely the place it needs to be, and will probably be as much as the early adopters to proceed to show its use instances.

What function does sustainable design play in your future aspirations as a designer? 

Primarily utilizing pure supplies as a lot as doable. If we are able to create extra merchandise with its end-of-life cycle in thoughts, then we are able to reduce down on quite a lot of plastic air pollution comparatively simply. I like wool as a fiber for its versatility throughout knits and wovens and its interplay with an individual’s physique. I feel that may be a excellent place to start out as an unbiased designer, after which proceed to trace our affect and proceed to make accountable choices as we develop.

Do you discover your proficiency in on-the-table technical expertise an enormous plus when working with 3D design software program?

Sure, undoubtedly. If something, the 3D software program has been a significant device to apply my on-the-table technical expertise extra effectively. Having the ability to examine completely different sample drafting strategies earlier than needing to chop and stitch is an enormous plus. The 3D simulation not solely exhibits you silhouette, but additionally the place materials are falling, bunching, or stretching across the physique. It can at all times require technical know-how to right or alter your garment. Despite the fact that it’s digital, when you already know what you’re searching for, it’s a must to take the precise steps to attain a great consequence, similar to you’ll on the desk.

Observe Lane Odom:

IG @vanestudiosofficial

LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/lane-odom-431243115

TikTok @lernonvane




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