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YOSHIAKI MOCHIZUKI
Restoration ’05

Yoshiaki Mochizuki had his third solo exhibition this summer at Marlborough Gallery in Chelsea. His textured paintings layer gesso, burnishing clay, ink, pigments, and precious metal leafing. The surfaces are scored with a needle, resulting in detailed patterns that cut through the layers of media, evoking geological strata and erosion. His paintings are always hung…

JENNIFER FERRISE
Advertising and Marketing Communications ’11, Fashion Merchandising Management ’09

Jennifer Ferrise has worked at InStyle magazine since she graduated. As associate features editor, she writes short pieces for the print and online magazines, produces video, and comes up with questions for the InStyle channel of the Trivia Crack Kingdoms app. She writes a number of recurring pages, including a behind-the-scenes look at each month’s…

7 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT BUZZFEED (NUMBER 5 WILL SHOCK YOU)
Augusta Falletta, Advertising and Marketing Communications ’13, Fashion Merchandising Management ’11

Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the past decade, you probably know about BuzzFeed, the insanely popular news and entertainment website whose viral stories, lists, videos, and quizzes generate 200 billion views a month, about three times that of The New York Times website. Augusta Falletta, senior beauty editor at BuzzFeed, manages a…

BRITTANY MURACA
Fashion Merchandising Management ’11

Brittany Muraca is a business planner for handbags and small leather goods at Michael Kors, working on location planning and inventory management for the wholesale accounts with Macy’s and Lord & Taylor. She pays attention to cultural and geographical differences in taste, as well as seasonal trends, to ensure that each store carries what customers…

FLORENCE SHIN
International Trade and Marketing ’13

Florence Shin co-founded Covry Sunwear, competitively priced sunglasses that fit Asian faces and others with a lower nose bridge and higher cheekbones. She and a high-school friend launched the brand with a Kickstarter campaign after a lifetime of struggling to find sunglasses that didn’t slide down their faces. An “Asian fit” already existed in the…

ON THE COVER
What on Earth is an astronaut doing on Hue’s cover?

Take a look at that flag in the background. It was made by Annin Flagmakers, the country’s oldest and largest flag manufacturer, which has produced flags for innumerable landmark moments in American history, including presidential inaugurations and funerals, expeditions to the North Pole and up Mount Everest, and the Battle of Iwo Jima. Annin is…

PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORIES
Dan Wagner, Photography ’80

These photos come from Never Seeing Nothing (Ink Publishing, 2015) [inkphotobooks.com], the 14th book by Dan Wagner, Photography ’80. In 95 photographs taken over five years of constant exploration, the former FIT adjunct captures the humanity of outcasts and the accidental humor of urban alienation. He shoots on black-and- white film with ’60s Rolleiflex cameras,…

GLORIA LORENZ GARFINKEL
Apparel Design ’49

Gloria Lorenz Garfinkel is a New York–based artist whose colorful abstract prints, paintings, sculptures, and handmade books derive from her interest in science and world cultures, particularly Japanese. Among her numerous gallery and museum shows, she has had solo exhibitions at the George Walter Vincent Smith Art Museum in Springfield, MA, the Ella Sharp Museum…