Maria Cornejo’s clothes have a sleek sophistication and a visionary sense of surprise. Her independent fashion brand Zero, was established in 1998 with a pioneering point of view that developed new ways of cutting fabrics based on simple geometric forms and minimum waste. Championed by forward thinking women worldwide, Maria’s long-term commitment to responsible design and local manufacturing has helped draw attention to sustainability throughout the American fashion industry.
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Inaugurated on April 1, 2020, Design in Dialogue is a series of online interviews hosted alternately by curator and historian Glenn Adamson and designer Stephen Burks. Conversations are held on Zoom every Wednesdays for 1 hour, beginning at 11am Eastern Time, including a participatory Q&A. Please join leading voices from the field — designers, makers, critics, and curators — as they discuss their work and ideas.