alan oakes is a multidisciplinary designer; specializing in advanced textile/fashion development, design concept, ideation and architectural design within the niche of performance lifestyle, product and space. 

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. born/raised in Colorado. 

hands-on and highly conceptual design professional involved in all stages of design process -- from conception/ideation development, communication details to final realization and  installation. expert ability to develop and execute unique design outcomes while understanding creative  and technical methods extremely pragmatically. practicing both personal and professional work.

the foundation of his design philosophies challenge the modern function of objects in all systems. 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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