Shanda Johnson is an apparel designer who imbues her work with timelessness and functionality. Her experiences as a mother of five children and a nontraditional student have taught her the importance of comfort and functionality in clothing. Her technical skills in apparel simulation technology complement her passion for modern clothing that fits the unique needs of a diverse spectrum of people. Her experiences as a mother of five children and a nontraditional student have taught her the importance of comfort and functionality in clothing. These facts have become a priority in her design. She believes all people deserve clothing that enhances their lives and serves their different abilities and hopes to keep inclusive design the focus in her future career.
Based on extensive research and personal interviews, this 3D rendered collection of sleeve designs is made for people with limb differences. Focus is on collaborating with the case studies in this niche market to create designs that serve their needs while considering the application to a larger audience. Looks were rendered in CLO3D in multiple colorways on digital avatars with the intention of showing state-of-the-art technology used in the apparel industry.