Emma Berg

Minneapolis' edgy art darling on curating, designing and more

“I’ve always appreciated dressing beyond the expected and creating a look for the day that is inspired, not just thrown on,” says Minneapolis-based fashion designer and curator Emma Berg. Born and raised in the small, rural town of Stacy, Berg’s fascination for clothing came mostly from watching films like Breakfast at Tiffany’s or Auntie Mame. Her move to Minneapolis found her on local fashion blogs, …

Fashion and Technology

Innovations in clothing from zippers to the Internet on display at FIT

Clothing defined by its connection to technology is the focus of “Fashion and Technology,” a special exhibit at the Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology (MFIT) in NYC. An arrangement of over 100 objects from the museum’s generous permanent collection of dresses, accessories and textiles, curated by Ariele Elia and Emma McClendon, explores the historical advancements and ground-breaking experiments in the industry over the past …

Interview: Lucy Voller and Molly Martancik

The friends behind There-There talk long-distance design

Brought together by a mutual appreciation for design and exploration, Lucy Voller and Molly Martancik met in college and formed an indelible friendship that would soon birth a long distance collaborative they call There-There. With Martancik based in Boston and Voller in Minneapolis, the two send inspiration and ideas back and forth to produce their line of wood and leather jewelry and watercolor illustrations, each …