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Product Description Fashion Design: The Complete Guide is a modern and stylish introduction to working within the fashion industry today. Catwalk images show the latest trends and contributions from industry professionals span centres of fashion across London, Paris and New York. A fabulous selection of images and plenty of suggestions of further resources make this a useful and exciting springboard into a successful career in fashion. This behind-the-scenes guide to the study of fashion is for current and aspiring designers, fashion lovers and students. It provides an all-inclusive overview of the entire design process, covering the history of fashion, fashion illustration, colour and fabrics, the journey from concept to finished garment, research processes, presenting a collection and professional practice. It is generously illustrated throughout with images from famous designers, includes promising graduate work and showcases original artwork from a variety of studios. The new essential text for aspiring fashion designers, Fashion Design: The Complete Guide is filled with practical advice at every stage, including help with portfolios, personal promotion and career opportunities. With an attractive and colourful layout, every chapter also includes interviews, discussion questions, activities and further reading. The book is illustrated with beautiful examples of work from both established and up-and-coming designers, including Alexander McQueen, Viktor & Rolf, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Christian Dior, Anna Sui, Jonathan Saunders, Mary Katrantzou and Elie Saab, and pictures of style icons such as Tilda Swinton and Gwen Stefani. Review ‘For a reader who is considering this career path or beginning their coursework, the text gives a very clear and comprehensive understanding of fashion design. It’s excellent at covering the primary areas of the fashion design industry.’Steven Faerm, Parsons, The New School for Design, USA’This highly and well-illustrated volume by Hopkins (Winchester School of Art, UK) is “designed to assist fashion design students … to gain an understanding of the key functions and processes” that comprise the design, construction,and production of fashion prototypes or collections. It could easily serve as a textbook in any introduction to fashion design, fashion drawing, pattern design, haute couture design and production, or any related courses. It is interspersedwith Q&A sessions with professionals in the field. Included are chapters on the fashion figure (covering drawing and illustration techniques); color and fabric; crafting prototypes (from studio through draping, sewing, muslin/toile, andsamples); collections (including pricing and presenting a collection); and portfolio and professional practice (answering questions such as what a buyer does). Also featured are a bibliography for further reading, discussionquestions, and activities. This will be a useful addition for technical/vocational programs or extremely comprehensive fashion collections. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower- and upper-level undergraduates, two-year technicalprogram students, practitioners, and general audience.’C. Stevens, Lake Forest College, Publisher’s Choice’Clearly defines the field of apparel and fashion design. First year students have ordered this title independently after being exposed to the title and contents in class. The chapters and concepts are concise and clearly presented … The textbooks produced by AVA are reasonably priced, well structured and of valuable insight relative to the complex fashion industry from experienced individuals. The writing language is easy to read for a novice, and provides a depth of perspective and insight through which seasoned professionals can make new interpretations.’Gayle Ramsden, University of the Fraser Valley, Canada’The book has a very comprehensive approach to fashion design. Concepts have been elucidated in a way so as to facilitate easy understanding. It would

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Author: Hopkins John

Brand: AVA Publishing

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Number Of Pages: 208

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Fashion Design: The Complete Guide is a modern and stylish introduction to working within the fashion industry today. Catwalk images show the latest trends and contributions from industry professionals span centres of fashion across London, Paris and New York. A fabulous selection of images and plenty of suggestions of further resources make this a useful and exciting springboard into a successful career in fashion. This behind-the-scenes guide to the study of fashion is for current and aspiring designers, fashion lovers and students. It provides an all-inclusive overview of the entire design process, covering the history of fashion, fashion illustration, colour and fabrics, the journey from concept to finished garment, research processes, presenting a collection and professional practice. It is generously illustrated throughout with images from famous designers, includes promising graduate work and showcases original artwork from a variety of studios. The new essential text for aspiring fashion designers, Fashion Design: The Complete Guide is filled with practical advice at every stage, including help with portfolios, personal promotion and career opportunities. With an attractive and colourful layout, every chapter also includes interviews, discussion questions, activities and further reading. The book is illustrated with beautiful examples of work from both established and up-and-coming designers, including Alexander McQueen, Viktor & Rolf, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Christian Dior, Anna Sui, Jonathan Saunders, Mary Katrantzou and Elie Saab, and pictures of style icons such as Tilda Swinton and Gwen Stefani.
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‘For a reader who is considering this career path or beginning their coursework, the text gives a very clear and comprehensive understanding of fashion design. It’s excellent at covering the primary areas of the fashion design industry.’Steven Faerm, Parsons, The New School for Design, USA’This highly and well-illustrated volume by Hopkins (Winchester School of Art, UK) is “designed to assist fashion design students … to gain an understanding of the key functions and processes” that comprise the design, construction,and production of fashion prototypes or collections. It could easily serve as a textbook in any introduction to fashion design, fashion drawing, pattern design, haute couture design and production, or any related courses. It is interspersedwith Q&A sessions with professionals in the field. Included are chapters on the fashion figure (covering drawing and illustration techniques); color and fabric; crafting prototypes (from studio through draping, sewing, muslin/toile, andsamples); collections (including pricing and presenting a collection); and portfolio and professional practice (answering questions such as what a buyer does). Also featured are a bibliography for further reading, discussionquestions, and activities. This will be a useful addition for technical/vocational programs or extremely comprehensive fashion collections. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower- and upper-level undergraduates, two-year technicalprogram students, practitioners, and general audience.’C. Stevens, Lake Forest College, Publisher’s Choice’Clearly defines the field of apparel and fashion design. First year students have ordered this title independently after being exposed to the title and contents in class. The chapters and concepts are concise and clearly presented … The textbooks produced by AVA are reasonably priced, well structured and of valuable insight relative to the complex fashion industry from experienced individuals. The writing language is easy to read for a novice, and provides a depth of perspective and insight through which seasoned professionals can make new interpretations.’Gayle Ramsden, University of the Fraser Valley, Canada’The book has a very comprehensive approach to fashion design. Concepts have been elucidated in a way so as to facilitate easy understanding. It would

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