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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.

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Genre: Design
Author: Simon Seivewright
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release: 2020-09-03
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781474246385

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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 colour research are followed by the final chapter, which 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.

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Genre: Design
Author: Ezinma Mbonu
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
Release: 2014-09-01
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781780676296

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Explores what research is and why it is crucial to the process of fashion design

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Genre: Design
Author: Simon Seivewright
Publisher: AVA Publishing
Release: 2007-12-10
File: 175 Pages
ISBN-13: 9782940373413

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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

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Genre: Design
Author: Simon Seivewright
Publisher: A&C Black
Release: 2012-02-09
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 9782940411702

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Examines men's fashion revealing their sources of inspiration, including works of art, natural and scientific themes, films, and military uniforms.

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Genre: Design
Author: Robert Leach
Publisher:
Release: 2014
File: 208 Pages
ISBN-13: 0500291322

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

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Genre: Design
Author: Richard Sorger
Publisher: AVA Publishing
Release: 2006-10-01
File: 176 Pages
ISBN-13: 9782940373390

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Fashion demands a steady flow of creative ideas. Research and Design for Fashion will guide you through the research techniques that could spark your next original collection. With practical advice on designing effective moodboards, recycling existing garments and getting to know your customer, this new edition will help you master the research process and apply it to your own designs. There's also a wealth of advice through interviews with exceptional designers, including Christopher Raeburn, ThreeASFOUR and Magdaléna Mikulicáková, as well as updated imagery of the research and design work behind both single garments and entire collections. This fourth edition also explores how cultural events, historical anniversaries and sport influences can be the starting point for a collection. There's also more on creative ways of recording your findings and designing for menswear, childrenswear and gender-neutral clothing.

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Genre: Design
Author: Richard Sorger
Publisher: Bloomsbury Visual Arts
Release: 2021-08-12
File: 216 Pages
ISBN-13: 1350130982

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Are you a researcher struggling to mine and make sense of a mountain of fashion data? Are you interested in learning about how digital methods and tools could enhance your research? Have you thought about ways to spark and engage in academic conversations on social media? Have you wondered how digital technologies are internationalizing the field of fashion and textile studies? Digital Research Methods in Fashion and Textile Studies presents the reader with a variety of digital methodologies to help build skills in searching for, analyzing, and discussing vintage design, photography, and writing on fashion, as well as historic and ethnographic dress and textile objects themselves. Each chapter focuses upon a different method, problem, or research site, including: - Maximalism and mixed-methods approaches to research - Searching large databases effectively - Pattern recognition and visual searching. - Critical reading, use, and citation of social media texts - Digital ethnography and shopping as research - Data visualization and mapping - Images in the public domain From advanced undergraduates and postgraduate students working on research projects to veteran professionals in fashion and textile history and beyond, everyone can benefit from a diverse set of fresh approaches to conducting and disseminating research. In the current age of instant gratification, with users snapping and posting images from runway shows long before the clothes will ever appear instores, the world of fashion is increasingly digital and fast-paced. Research on fashion is, too. Digital Research Methods in Fashion and Textile Studies will help you keep up in this rapidly changing world.

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Genre: Design
Author: Amanda Sikarskie
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release: 2020-01-09
File: 232 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781350042520

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Genre: Fashion drawing
Author: Bina Abling
Publisher:
Release: 1995
File: 205 Pages
ISBN-13: 156367016X

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The ability to analyze and interpret visual information is essential in fashion. However, students tend to struggle with the concept of visual research, as well as with the application of that research. Visual Research Methods in Fashion provides students with techniques, tools and inspiration to master their visual research skills and make the research that they undertake more effective. Illustrated with real-life examples from practitioners in the industry, academics and students, it focuses on the global nature of the industry and the need to develop ideas relevant to the market.

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Genre: Design
Author: Julia Gaimster
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Release: 2015-06-23
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781474263795

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