Last weeks module wednesday for the On Ramp
program was at MODA3
in downtown Milwaukee. An awesome experience for everyone involved, learning what’s behind the scenes in a shop such as MODA3
. We went through the history of the shop from the dudes that get together and formed to the brick and mortar that we were standing in. And we talked about the brands that were on the shelves and the process involved in choosing and carrying a brand. This was especially helpful for the kids of On Ramp, for 2 reasons. One, knowing that all brands start out just like they are. Two, that everything in the store has a designer/artist that conceptualized it or created it (this, i think, is the most vital bit of info for them to hear, as an artist/designer myself i didn’t really realize until i was in college that someone had a creative hand in all we see). Moda3 does carry local designers and are all about participating and sponsoring,cool events locally.
I was also able to do some shameless promoting for the On Ramp tee’s we have available, bringing them as samples for the kids to see as well as for Moda3 to view as well. The samples were printed and supplied by Kindred Clothiers, the founders of the Kindred Market.
This turned out to be a keynote module Wednesday for the On Ramp kids and we can’t thank Moda3 and it’s employees enough for their help. If you’re a retail/lifestyle shop or just an individual that is interested in participating in modules or volunteering for On Ramp, please contact us here or at – firstname.lastname@example.org .