Design Consultation Inquiries:

If you are a designer interested in developing custom yarns and textiles that are sourced and manufactured within 300 miles of NYC, contact Laura Sansone to set up a consultation meeting:
(917) 273-7121

Fee: $125 hr



Laura Sansone is a textile designer, activist, and consultant. She is the creator of Textile Lab and is currently an Assistant Professor of Textiles at Parsons The New School For Design. She has developed initiatives that bring NY designers and farmers together with the goal of creating products that have social and environmental value. Textile Lab’s NYS Regional Textile Initiative is a collection of locally sourced and produced yarns and textiles that are intended to link apparel, product and interior designers to the regional network of farms and fiber processing mills; including spinning, weaving and knitting. This initiative is recognized internationally as a significant economic revitalization effort on the East Coast of the US. In addition, she has designed woven textiles for the following companies: Maharam, New York, NY, American Silk Mills, New York, NY and Burlington House Fabrics, New York, NY.