Faculty Profile – Tom Scott

Tom Scott is an Assistant Professor at The Fashion Institute of Technology. He teaches BFA design studios in both Sportswear and Knitwear including Design Thesis, where students design and execute a final collection. He has worked closely with FIT’s Innovation lab, DTech, mentoring students to realize a new and innovative uniform and accessories concept forContinue reading “Faculty Profile – Tom Scott”

Faculty Profile – Nicole Benefield

Nicole Benefield is an Assistant Professor in the Fashion Design Department at FIT and a graduate of Parsons School of Design.  She has held leadership roles at specialty retail brands, which include Loft, Ann Taylor, Lou & Gray, and Banana Republic.  In November of 2020, Nicole launched Nicole Benefield Portfolio, a casual contemporary women’s brandContinue reading “Faculty Profile – Nicole Benefield”

Faculty Profile – Tetsuo Tamanaha

Professor Tamanaha graduated from FIT with an AAS in Fashion Design, then went on to receive a BS in Costume Design in Theater Arts from Brooklyn College. He earned an MFA in Costume Production in Theater Arts from Boston University where he surveyed numerous historical costumes while serving as a teaching fellow. He has worked in the fashion industry forContinue reading “Faculty Profile – Tetsuo Tamanaha”

Faculty Profile – Sandra Ferrara

Sandra Ferrara’s philosophy “technical knowledge is creative power” shaped the course of the design journey of this FIT Adjunct Assistant Professor.  During her early career designing sweaters, only minimal access to innovative development technology was available in the design room.  Determination to work in an environment that harnessed the creative power of technology compelled herContinue reading “Faculty Profile – Sandra Ferrara”

Faculty Profile – Philippa Lindenthal

Philippa Lindenthal is a Fashion Designer and an Associate Professor in the Fashion Design Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. She has extensive experience as a designer for high-end brands like DKNY, Jil Sander, Moschino and Rene Lezard. She has also taught internationally at various institutions, including  ESMOD Berlin andContinue reading “Faculty Profile – Philippa Lindenthal”

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