Maharam Fellow Kate Reed (BRDD 2021) Creates Sustainable Textile Dyes

Kate Reed (BRDD 2021, Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Industrial Design) is one of 10 RISD students and recent alums serving this summer as Maharam Fellows.

The Maharam Fellowship program supports projects that aspire to advance social progress and safeguard the environment. As an artist-in-residence at biotech-focused BosLab in Cambridge, MA, Kate is using the bacterium Violacein to create environmentally-friendly textile dyes.

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