Laurel Morton

School of Design


Laurel Morton portrait.

7th floor, The Nancy Cantor Warehouse
350 West Fayette Street
Syracuse, NY 13202

Laurel Morton designed and produced a boutique collection of silkscreened swim and sportswear, Vilano Beachwear, which she marketed predominately at IFB shows held at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York City from 1986–1993.

She still works seasonally with stretch products but currently focuses on bridal design and restyling work and also has a specific interest in sustainable fashion topics and the textile recycling industry. She has instructed at Syracuse University since 1997 in the fashion program and currently teaches technical design courses in flat and computer pattern making.

Past exhibitions include Design Faculty Show at the Genet Gallery, Fall 2011; Delavan Art Gallery’s Fashion Fashion exhibition and accompanying Fashion Walk, September 2006; Endicott College Alumnae Art Exhibition, Spring 2005; VPA Faculty Show at Lowe Art Gallery, Fall 2005. She attended the conferences Summer Institute for Online Teaching and Learning, May 2012, and Whitman’s Entrepreneurial Classroom, May 2009.


  • B.F.A., Syracuse University
  • A.A., Endicott College

Courses Taught

  • FAS 120 and 121 Concepts and Construction I and II
  • FAS 222 Flat Pattern for Fashion
  • FAS 223 Advanced Flat Pattern with Optitex Fashion Software
  • FAS 341 Computer Aided Pattern Design with AccuMark Gerber system
  • DES 300 Youth and Fashion: Recycle… Restyle…