alan oakes is a conceptual, multidisciplinary designer and textile architect. born/raised in Colorado. 

a trained architect, alan has a BA in Architecture [minor in Art History] and studied Sustainable Design in Copenhagen, Denmark. graduate of the MFA 'Fashion Design and Society' at Parsons The New School for Design in New York.

the foundation of his design philosophies challenge the modern function of objects in all design systems. In a society of increasing de_materialization, by altering the function of object and transcending the user, alan aims to inspire a new optimism within the possessions that fabricate the physical and mental architecture of dress and space. the most important, underlying factor in his efforts will always be the psychological relationship made between the user, space and material substance.

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