Janace Bubonia

Department Chair and Professor
Fashion Merchandising
IDFM 119

j.bubonia@tcu.edu | 817-257-6325

Education

Ph.D., Fashion and Textiles — Fashion Design Concentration, Texas Woman’s University, (1998)
MA, Fashion Design, Texas Woman’s University (1994)
BS, Fashion Merchandising and Design, State University of New York at Oneonta, (1991)

Courses Taught

Digital Design
Product Development
Fashion & Culture
New York Study Program

Areas of Focus

Product development and design of fashion related goods, Portfolio development and branding, Quality and performance of consumer related goods

Janace E. Bubonia, PhD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Interior Design and Fashion Merchandising at Texas Christian University. She specializes in product development, branding, portfolio development, and performance of consumer related goods. She is a published author of Apparel Production Terms and Processes; Developing and Branding the Fashion Merchandising Portfolio; Apparel Quality: A Guide to Evaluating Sewn Products; and Apparel Quality Lab Manual published by Fairchild Books a division of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. Dr. Bubonia utilizes her industry experience to enhance classroom instruction. Her scholarly and creative interests include branding, product design and development, textile design, 2D photographic collage, painting, and hand tatted lace.

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Bubonia, J. (2017, January). Apparel Production Terms and Processes, 2nd Edition. New York: Fairchild Books, and imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN 9781501315572, 470 pages, 1000+ color illustrations, softcover and eBook.

Borcherding, P. & Bubonia, J. (October, 2014). Part 5, Chapter 37 “Baby Boomer Interactions and Expectations with Regard to Apparel Needs”, Textile-led Design for the Active Aging. London: Woodhead Publishing. ISBN 0 85709 538 2, ISBN-13 | 978 0 85709 538 1, 616 pages, hardback.

Bubonia, J. (September, 2014). Apparel Quality: Guide to Evaluating Sewn Products.  New York: Fairchild Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing. ISBN-10: 1609015126 | ISBN-13: 978-1609015121, 480 pages, full color, 365 color illustrations, softcover and eBook.

Bubonia, J. (September, 2014). Apparel Quality: Lab Manual. New York: Fairchild Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing ISBN-13: 978-9781628924572, 184 pages, softcover and eBook.

Bubonia, J., & Borcherding, P. (January/February, 2013). The Evolution of Visual Merchandising and the Roles of Three Key Trends to Watch. AATCC Review. Vol. 13 No. 1, 44-50.

Borcherding, P. & Bubonia, J. (September/October, 2012). Actively Aging Baby Boomers Present Opportunities for Textile and Apparel Industry. AATCC Review. Vol. 12 No 5, 34-38.

Bubonia, J. (2012). Apparel Production Terms and Processes, New York: Fairchild Publications, Inc. ISBN-13: 978-1-56367-762-5 | ISBN-10: 1563677628, 416 pages, 900+ illustrations, softcover and eBook.

Clarke (Bubonia), J. (January, 2008). Camouflage. Photography 2D design. 2007 Design Educators’ National Exhibition.  Competitive Entry.  Sponsored by the Department of Design, Merchandising and Textiles at Texas Christian University. Virtual exhibition – www.dene.tcu.edu

Bubonia-Clarke, J. & Borcherding, P. (2007). Developing and Branding the Fashion Merchandising Portfolio.  New York: Fairchild Publications, Inc. ISBN-13: 978-1-56367- 427-3 | ISBN-10: 1563674270, 256 pages, 8.5 x 11, illustrated, softcover and eBook.

Clarke (Bubonia), J. & Borcherding, P. (2007). Critical thinking process education for product development: A pedagogical model. Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 2(2), 1-3.

Clarke (Bubonia), J. (2006). Modern Branches.  Mixed Media 2D design.  2006 Design Educators’ National Exhibition.  Competitive Entry.  Sponsored by the Department of Design, Merchandising and Textiles at Texas Christian University. Virtual exhibition – www.dene.tcu.edu

Clarke (Bubonia), J. (2005). Opalina.  Mixed Media 2D design.  2005 Design Educators’ National Exhibition.  Competitive Entry, 3rd Place in 2D design category.  Sponsored by the Department of Design, Merchandising and Textiles at Texas Christian University.  Virtual exhibition – www.dene.tcu.edu

WFK Award for Best Doctor’s Thesis, Cleaning Technology Research Institute, Krefeld, Germany, 1999

Text & Academic Authors Association, ASTM International, AATCC Association of Textiles, Apparel, & Materials Professionals, International Textiles & Apparel Association

Voting member of ASTM D13 Committee on Textiles and ASTM D13.61 Apparel Subcommittee.

Senior member of AATCC CS72 Concept to Consumer Committee, RA42 Dimensional Change Test Methods Committee, RA38 Colorfastness to Crocking Test Methods Committee, and RA79 Bonded and Laminated Fabrics Test Methods Committee.

Reviewer for refereed research manuscripts submitted to the Fashion and Textiles Journal (FATE) and The Clothing and Textile Research Journal (CTRJ).