Ever wonder what a fashion designer does before their cloths appear on runways and in magazines? Join designer and founder of Asteria Active, Sena Yang, as she shares her experience in the fashion industry, insights on design, and her personal inspirations. With Sena’s guidance, cut, drape, and fold your way through a fashion materials challenge inspired by Beauty-Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial to design striking wearable looks.

Tuesday, April 19th, 4:00 PM
Wednesday, April 20th, 4:00 PM
Thursday, April 21st, 4:00 PM

This FREE 3-session workshop is from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Open to NYC high school students grades 9–12.


DesignPrep is a series of FREE teen workshops, studio tours and college visits, which focus on all forms of design from fashion and architecture to product and graphic design. Learn more.

DesignPrep is made possible in part by the generous sponsorship of

Additional support is provided by the Altman Foundation, internal Smithsonian Institution funds from the Youth Access Grants program, Deutsche Bank, The New York Community Trust and its Hive Digital Media Learning Fund, the Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation, School of Visual Arts, and the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation.