a costume design student at the University of Florida

Professors Point of View

Lisa Davis, visiting assistant professor of costume technology at the University of Florida Costume designers aim to convey as much about a character as possible, visually. Lisa Davis (right) is a visiting assistant professor of costume design technology at the University of Florida. She believes that people should be able to tell who characters are and what they do by the way they are dressed. She said an older character would dress more modestly and a younger character would dress more provocatively.

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