Monthly Archives: February 2009


Interview with Textile Scientist, Robert Beaulieu

Professor Robert Beaulieu teaches textile science and development at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. I took an introduction to textile science class more than ten years ago, but I think about the class often and have told stories borrowed from Robert’s lectures at cocktail parties. We talk about Levis Strauss, jeans, denim, polyester leisure suits, pills, and more. And…