NEW YORK (PRWEB)
January 12, 2018
Global Tinker (globaltinker.com), a transmedia children’s studio dedicated to producing content that encourages social impact and “the maker mindset,” is proud to announce the release of ‘Style Engineers Worldwide’.
‘Style Engineers Worldwide’ follows the adventures of Tilly Tailor, a 16-year-old budding fashion designer with a big secret: she has a Ph.D. in computer engineering. Tilly and her diverse group of friends form a club called the “Style Engineers Worldwide Circle” by marrying fashion and technology to save the world and tackle humanitarian issues at home and abroad, including rhino poaching and medical wearables in the hospital. The first three issues of ‘Style Engineers Worldwide’ are available on Kindle and iBooks stores with print editions to follow in February.
Written by Kristen O. Bobst and illustrated by Sonia Liao, ‘Style Engineers Worldwide’ is a visually stunning graphic novel series that encourages creation, social impact, and STEM education for a global audience, and proves that the arts and sciences aren’t mutually exclusive. Bobst’s first iteration of the concept was a Top 10 Finalist at The Next MacGyver Competition, which focused on catalyzing the next great TV show to incite females to engineering.
“A particularly fun thing about wearable tech is its combination of seemingly unrelated fields, fashion and engineering,” says Bobst. “By taking those specific skillsets and including other puzzle pieces like high school life and life in high fashion, Tilly takes form as a fresh but relatable character – not only a MacGyver-style hero who can change the world but also a girl who copes with familiar struggles and anxieties.”
On Tilly’s visual approach, Liao agrees, “My first concept of Tilly was as a modern, fashion-forward Nancy Drew-type character – someone who…