Mor Aframian is currently working on her Master’s degree at the College of Textiles at NCSU. Her current research focuses on sustainable economic development as it relates to the textile industry.
Aframian is also the founder of MorLove, Inc – a community of environmentally and globally conscious artists, artisans and designers who hone their talents while helping those in need. MorLove is a a non-profit organization based in Raleigh, NC that focuses on outreach programs for children in impoverished countries such as Haiti.
Aframian is also a co-producer of Redress Raleigh – an ecologically conscious and forward thinking fashion show that challenges designers to think about impact on the environment in the development of their concept. Redress aims to showcase eco-friendly designers with accessible and innovative collections that show “green” is in all aspects of life, including fashion. The clothing selected for the show has a strong emphasis on eco-friendly design. Eco-friendly can be in the form of recycled or remanufactured garments, as well as using eco-friendly fabrics and production processes. The focus of Redress Raleigh is to promote wearable eco-fashion, meaning fabrics and textiles that would be commonly found in clothing articles, rather than non-clothing items such as cardboard, paper, plastic, etc.