Basics Fashion Design 01: Research and Design

Second Edition

Author: Simon Seivewright

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 2940411700

Category: Design

Page: 192

View: 5795

Research is fundamental to the success of any fashion-related project and in Research and Design, you explore what research is and where to find inspiration

Research and Design for Fashion

Author: Simon Seivewright,Richard Sorger

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474246370

Category: Design

Page: 192

View: 1163

The ability to generate inspired ideas is vital in all creative industries, and nowhere is this more true than in the fast-paced and trend-driven fashion industry. A bestseller in both the UK and US, this fully revised third edition of Research and Design uniquely provides a handy and indispensable resource that will gently guide readers through the fashion design process. Comprising a complete toolkit of key need-to-know topics, Research and Design demonstrates how important fashion design research is to the creation of inspired designs and concepts. Topics explored include choosing themes, compiling research, using your sketchbook as a design tool, techniques for drawing, and collage, juxtaposition and deconstruction, as well as how to design from your research, design development, working with the colour wheel, and how to successfully communicate your ideas, fully equipping readers with all the knowledge and tools needed to embark on their own design projects. Now fully revised and updated with beautiful and inspiring new visuals from the studio, designers' portfolios, and the catwalk, as well as exciting new case studies, interviews with practising fashion designers, and practical exercises, Research and Design will show readers how to excel in carrying out professional fashion research and design.

Basics Fashion Design 02: Textiles and Fashion

Author: Jenny Udale

Publisher: AVA Publishing

ISBN: 2940373647

Category: Design

Page: 175

View: 5679

Textiles and Fashion explores the art of creating fashion textiles, from practical processes including fibre production, dyeing and finishing, to construction techniques such as weaving and knitting.

Basics Fashion Design 05: Fashion Drawing

Author: John Hopkins

Publisher: AVA Publishing

ISBN: 2940411158

Category: Design

Page: 176

View: 3601

"Basics Fashion Design: Fashion Drawing provides a visually oriented introduction to the subject by considering the different styles, techniques and approaches used in the fashion industry. Packed with interviews and work by talented designers and illustrators, this book will both inform and inspire you." --Book Jacket.

Construction for Fashion Design

Author: Anette Fischer,Kiran Gobin

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472538757

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 208

View: 7079

Construction is the foundation of fashion design; it takes passion and great skill to turn a two-dimensional drawing into a successful garment. Construction for Fashion Design guides readers through the process, teaching the theory, practical skills and techniques that they need to succeed. It leads readers through the essential stages of creating a garment, from pattern cutting and draping on the mannequin to sewing techniques and haberdashery. This fully revised and expanded second edition features insightful case studies with leading creative practitioners at the cutting edge of the fashion industry today, complete with detailed, step-by-step exercises that enable readers to contextualise their knowledge and put it into practise for the creation of their own successful projects.

Fashion Design Research

Author: Ezinma Mbonu

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 9781780671796

Category: Design

Page: 192

View: 5694

Every fashion collection begins with research. But how do you start? How much should you do? How do you use that research? Fashion Design Research is designed to answer these questions and demystify the process for students. Illustrated throughout with inspirational photographs and images of good practice within student sketchbooks, the book begins with the basics of primary and secondary research sources and shows students how and where to gather information. Chapters on market, fabric, and color research follow before the final chapter shows how to gather all the information together, understand it, and use it in a process known as triangulation. Additionally, case studies from a wide range of international designers showcase different working methods. By offering a clear approach to research for fashion design, this book will inspire students to embrace an activity that is both fun and fruitful.

Basics Fashion Design 07: Menswear

Author: John Hopkins

Publisher: AVA Publishing

ISBN: 2940411433

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 200

View: 8029

An introduction to menswear fashion that considers a range of social and historical contexts that have served to define and redefine menswear through the ages.

The Fundamentals of Fashion Design

Author: Richard Sorger,Jenny Udale

Publisher: AVA Publishing

ISBN: 2940373396

Category: Design

Page: 176

View: 3640

Provides information on all aspects of fashion design, including research and design, fabrics, construction, and developing a collection.

Basics Fashion Design 09: Designing Accessories

Exploring the Design and Construction of Bags, Shoes, Hats and Jewellery

Author: John Lau

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 294041131X

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 200

View: 502

Accessories are key items in any fashion collection today. Designing Accessories examines four key items from concept to production: bags, footwear, jewellery and millinery.

Basics Fashion Design 08: Styling

Author: Jacqueline McAssey,Clare Buckley

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 2940411395

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 200

View: 590

Styling explains how to analyse fashion collections, the importance of cultural and historical research, and the skills required to style for catalogues, advertisements and magazines.

Fashion Thinking

Creative Approaches to the Design Process

Author: Fiona Dieffenbacher

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 2940411719

Category: Design

Page: 224

View: 7332

Fashion Thinking is a groundbreaking investigation into the thinking behind the fashion design process.

Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design

From Fashion to Fine Jewellery

Author: Elizabeth Galton

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 2940411948

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 184

View: 4437

With inspiring case studies and illustrated with beautiful imagery, Jewellery Design explores the origins of jewellery and provides an overview of the design process.

The Fashion Design Reference & Specification Book

Everything Fashion Designers Need to Know Every Day

Author: Jay Calderin,Laura Volpintesta

Publisher: Rockport Publishers

ISBN: 1610587871

Category: Design

Page: 288

View: 2998

DIV An essential primer for students and first-stop reference for professionals, The Fashion Design Reference & Specification Book takes the fashion designer through the entire design process, from conceiving a garment to marketing it. This valuable handbook contains the information and ideas essential to planning and executing fashion projects of every scale and distills them in an easy-to-use format that is compact enough to slip into a tote. Linking six central phases in the cycle of fashion—research, editing, design, construction, connection, and evolution—The Fashion Design Reference & Specification Book helps designers develop effective strategies for building a cohesive collection and communicating their vision. /div

A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion

Author: Alison Gwilt

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 2940496145

Category: Design

Page: 176

View: 402

A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion introduces students and professionals to the key issues associated with the life cycle of fashion products and explores a range of tools and sustainable design approaches that can be applied in the fashion studio.

New Fashion Designers' Sketchbooks

Author: Zarida Zaman

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1474280668

Category: Design

Page: 160

View: 4080

An invaluable resource for fashion students, teachers and designers, this book looks at research sketchbooks and the role they play in the research and design process. Demonstrating how ideas are constructed, for single garments as well as entire collections, the book looks at how pages and whole sketchbooks are put together. New Fashion Designers' Sketchbooks includes work and sketchbook pages from over 30 fashion designers, and examines a range of work from foundation fashion students through to professional designers. Included in the book is information about each designer on what inspires them, how they express this in their work, and how they use research sketchbooks in the design process.

Basics Fashion Design 03: Construction

Author: Anette Fischer

Publisher: AVA Publishing

ISBN: 2940373752

Category: Design

Page: 191

View: 1574

Basics Fashion Design 03: Construction by Anette Fischer leads the reader through the essential stages of creating a garment, from pattern cutting and draping a mannequin, to finishing and haberdashery.

Fashion Portfolio

Design and Presentation

Author: Anna Kiper

Publisher: Pavilion Books

ISBN: 1849941998

Category: Design

Page: 300

View: 5861

The book takes the reader through all the major steps of fashion portfolio creation. It features the main components of the design process from the identification of inspiration sources and fashion trends research to conceptualization of a complete fashion collection. The topics covered include mood/fabric boards development, creation of original and innovative textiles as well as fashion silhouettes and garment details development through extensive research, quick design sketching, fabric manipulation, and draping experimentation. Great original designs and illustrations by the author as well as design sketch samples by established designers are provided throughout. There are samples of sketchbooks from professional and emerging fashion artists. The book provides some insight from established fashion and accessories designers on the highlights and challenges of the creative process. It is a great professional reference for techniques in the portfolio development. A beautiful but practical book that provides useful techniques and helps the reader get inside the mind of the designer.

Basics Fashion Design 04: Developing a Collection

Author: Elinor Renfrew,Colin Renfrew

Publisher: AVA Publishing

ISBN: 2940373957

Category: Design

Page: 167

View: 6582

Teaching the process of developing a fashion collection from initial design through development of product to the product's exhibition and sale, this guide is an essential resource for hopeful designers.

Fashion Design Techniques

The Basics and Practical Application of Fashion Illustration

Author: Zeshu Takamura

Publisher: Schiffer Publishing

ISBN: 9780764350474


Page: 160

View: 8774

Covering the basic principles and the creative techniques behind making effective design drawings--the central pillar of fashion design--this guide is perfect for students as well as for professionals working in all branches of the garment and fashion industries. From hand drawing to using software applications, it explains how to create drawings that clearly and precisely illustrate the shape, material, pattern, color, and other elements of garments. Patterners, retailers, and fashion design students will rejoice in these comprehensive instructions for making design drawings understandable and expressive.

Zero Waste Fashion Design

Author: Timo Rissanen,Holly McQuillan

Publisher: Bloomsbury Visual Arts

ISBN: 9781350094833

Category: Design

Page: 224

View: 1738

Zero Waste Fashion Design combines research and practice to introduce a crucial sustainable fashion design approach. Written by two industry leading pioneers, Timo Rissanen and Holly McQuillan, the book offers flexible strategies and easy-to-master zero waste techniques to help you develop your own cutting edge fashion designs. Sample flat patterns and more than 20 exercises will reinforce your understanding of the zero waste fashion design process. Beautifully illustrated interviews with high-profile, innovative designers, including Winifred Aldrich, Rickard Lindqvist and Yeohlee Teng, show the stunning garments produced by zero waste fashion design. Featured topics include: The criteria for zero waste fashion design Manufacturing zero waste garments Adapting existing designs for zero waste Zero waste designing with digital technologies