Creative ideas are elevated by experience and expertise. This book sets forth a challenge to fashion designers continue to expand your horizons, exercise your skills and experiment with strategies. The idea behind collecting and cataloguing the essential principles of fashion design, is to build a framework for artful examination that the designer can revisit regularly for inspiration and instruction.
Fashion Design Essentials is divided into five easy to reference categories:
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Endeavoring to present the top fundamental principles of fashion design, this book is organized according to categories of inspiration, materials, technique, style, and trends. The technique section is the longest, covering everything from sketching to garment construction and sewing. In 100 short articles embellished with full-color photos and illustrations, Calderin (director, creative marketing & special projects, Sch. of Fashion Design; Form, Fit, Fashion: All the Details Fashion Designers Need to Know but Can Never Find) brings even highly conceptual and esoteric fashion design ideas down to earth. He addresses aspiring and working fashion designers of all levels, but other interested parties include avid Vogue readers and Project Runway fans. -- "Library Journal, August 2011"
Series: Essential Design Handbooks
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st July 2011
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 21.6 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.971