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   Detroit Colour Council presents:

 

Detroit Colour Council Virtual Meeting

Madison Maxey, Founder & CEO of Loomia

Designing and Manufacturing Soft, Flexible Circuits (E-textiles) for Auto Interiors, Wearables, and More.

Date:     Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Time:    2:00pm EST

 

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Please join the Detroit Colour Council for an exciting session featuring Madison Maxey. Madison is passionate
about working at the intersection of design and engineering to create useful products. She is currently focused on
bringing conformable circuits (e-textiles) to scale through her company, Loomia. The company’s mission is to
create tools for engineers and designers who are creating next-generation products. Throughout the course of
her work at Loomia, she has developed e-textile prototypes and workshops for companies like North Face,
Google, PVH, Flextronics, Adidas and Corning.

In addition to e-textiles, she has performed computational design and physical computing work for the F.I.T
Museum, Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit, CNBC’s Jump Jive and Thrive and Google Creative Lab. Madison has
also held creative technology residences at the School of Visual Arts, Autodesk, and Pratt’s BF+DA where she
won the BF+DA Technology Innovation Award.

Her work has built the foundation for 5 granted patents and has led to invited lectures at Universities such as
Columbia University, Parsons School of Design, NYU and University of Illinois Champagne Urbana.

ACCOLADES:
Forbes 30 under 30 Member, Brooklyn Magazine 30 Under 30 Member, NBC BLK 28 under 28 member.
TED@NYC selected speaker, Thiel Fellow, Lord and Taylor Rose Award Recipient, Future of Storytelling Fellow.
Project Diane ( a database of 28 black women who have raised over $1m in venture funding)

APPEARANCES
Project Runway, Intel’s America’s next top maker, Good Morning America, CNBC’s Jump Jive and Thrive and
NPR.

BOOK FEATURES (She is in these books but didn’t write them!)

Geek Girl rising – Heather Cabot (2017)
Crafting Wearables – Sibel Deren Guler , Madeline Gannon & Kate Sicchio (2016)
20 Billion Under 20 – Stacey Ferreira & Jared Kleinert (2015)
The Design Process – Karl Aspelund (2014)

PREVIOUS WORK:
Before LOOMIA, I worked at General Assembly and Interned at Autodesk and Tommy Hilfiger

 

Membership is free at: https://detroitcc.org/join-the-dcc

The Detroit Colour Council is a professional society based in the metropolitan Detroit, Michigan area, which promotes communication and education around color and design quality issues with emphasis in the automotive sector. Members represent a wide variety of professional functions including engineers, designers, salespeople, scientists, consultants, lab technicians and students.