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Elektra Printz

New York, NY, United States

Designer (Clothing)

Member since January 15, 2008

I am the daughter of four generations of professional fine artists in America. While I have extensive education and experience in international development, and at one time thought I wanted to be the next Dian Fossey or Carol Bellamy, I have an inherent passion for design AND helping others. While recently living, studying, and working in Asia as a Rotary World Peace Fellow, I fell in love with indigenous textiles, and decided to move to Manhattan and to gain a firmer understanding of textile and fashion design at FIT. As a recent fashion design grad of FIT, I am currently designing mini-collections for international fashion design competitions while doing freelance textile and graphic design work for my Manhattan clients. Please, let me know if you would have an interest in a collaboration! ; )

My Work Samples / View all (6) Work Samples

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Returned Peace Corps microenterprise volunteer to Cape Verde, West Africa (2001-03)

Rotary World Peace Fellow to Tokyo, Japan: focus on peace through poverty reduction Thesis: Power of Social Entrepreneurs (2003-05)

"If you think you're too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito in the room." - Anita Roddick, founder of The Body Shop, 1942-2007

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design