Brooke C Brandewie
DAAP School of Design - 0016
Brooke Brandewie is a designer, educator and researcher specializing in the areas of strategic foresight (trend analysis and forecasting, consumer insight), design pedagogy, entrepreneurship, and user-centered apparel design development (currently uniforms for first responders). She has been a faculty member in the School of Design at the University of Cincinnati since 2015.
In her professional experience, she has worked in design and research capacities on a diverse array projects, ranging from transforming the cancer patient journey, pain management, elder abuse awareness and prevention, and personal care, to soft goods and apparel including luxury packaging, garments for the prevention of pressure ulcers and garments for people living with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) / Hypermobility. She has facilitated trend research and analysis workshops both nationally and internationally for industry and academia.
B.S in Fashion Design: Product Development Track: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio, 2008
M.S Marketing: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio, 2012
Areas of Expertise: design research, design and business strategy, trend analysis and forecasting, consumer insight, entrepreneurship, user-centered product development
Research Interests: design for wellbeing, functional/performance apparel, place-based design, sustainability, design anthropology, entrepreneurialism.
Grant: #R40207 Investigators:Brandewie, Brooke; Fischer, Emily; Gerard, Daniel; Muratovski, Gjoko; Ozer, Mustafa; Said, Hazem 07-01-2019 -12-31-2020 UC's Collaborative Research Advancement Grant Program - Track 1: Pilot Teams Strategic Foresight â€” Utilizing Predictive Analytics Software (PAS) for Responsible Production and Consumption of Sustainable Apparel Role:PI $24,648.00 Active Level:Internal UC
Grant: #WSIC23-220513-010 Investigators:Bhattacharya, Amit; Brandewie, Brooke; Kim, Myoung Ok; Kubley, Ashley; Schulz, Mark; Shanov, Vesselin 07-01-2022 -06-30-2023 Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation Integration of Carbon Nanotube Hybrid Active Textile Systems in PPE for the Ohio Fire Service Role:Collaborator 0.00 Hold Level:Ohio, State of
Peer Reviewed Publications
Kim, I., Brandewie, B. & Kim, M. (2017. ) More Information.Research Journal of Textiles and Apparel, , 21 (3 ) ,162
Brandewie, B., Kim, I., & Kim, M. (2020. ) Enhancing University Police Officers’ Uniforms and Wearing Experiences .Research Journal of Textiles and Apparel, Emerald Publishing Limited
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