Scalamandr Designer Lectures at Florida Tech March 31

MELBOURNE, FLA. — Luxurious silks and historic design will be the focus of Florida Institute of Technology’s Friends of Textiles Lecture, “The History of
Western Textile Design,” on Tuesday, March 31 at 7 p.m. on campus in the Denius Student Center’s Hartley Room.

Adriana Scalamandré Bitter, daughter of famous designer Franco Scalamandré and co-chair of Scalamandré Fabric Co., will present a visually rich lecture
that covers 200 years of design history, highlighting methods of historical restoration and the historical silk reproductions for which Scalamandré is

Tickets are $10 for the general public; the lecture is free to Friends of Textiles members and Florida Tech students. Tickets are available at the door.

A reception begins at 6:15 p.m.

For more information, visit or contact Kristy Kiser at (321) 674-8073, or at

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