ATLANTA — David Pennes is joining Market Center Management Company (MCMC) as vice-president of new business development, a new position, beginning Nov. 4.
His immediate responsibilities will include general management of all aspects of GlobalTex: LA International Textile Fair, which launches April 28-30, 2009 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. MCMC has dubbed this new show as the next generation tradeshow for fashion design and production.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"