Tricia Langman has eighteen years experience designing for prestigious fashion companies worldwide, including Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Halston, Kashiyama, Donna Karan, Nicole Miller, Anthropology, Banana Republic and Target.
Projects include work featured at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of New York City, and a hand-painted designer gown for Celine Dion for her performance at the Grammy Awards ceremony.
- Founder and owner of a successful international Print design studio, while concurrently an instructor at the Portland Fashion Institute.
- Creative Director and designer for limited edition Batik collection for Pendleton.
- Panelist, Portland Design Week Disruptive Design Thinking Symposium.
- Collaborator and researcher for the NGO Hecho Por Nosotros an Argentinian based sustainable fashion platform that has consultative status at the United Nations and volunteer advisor to the Ghana Fashion Board in West Africa.
- Facilitator and mentor for the Links/Portland Art Museum’s Arts Scholarship for female students of color.
- Currently working with a global non-profit organization TYE, teaching design thinking and entrepreneurship in underserved communities in Portland.
Recent projects include writing a book on traditional artisan Batik techniques and developing a Biomimicry Incubator for the fashion industry. This biomimicry incubator educates and connects local actors and stakeholders in developing economies with government agencies and NGO’s. This allows communities to utilize their natural resources and explore new ways to produce fashion and textile products like dyes and fabrics.