Item description for The Fundamentals of Fashion Design (Fundamentals) by Richard Sorger & Jenny Udale...
Overview Provides information on all aspects of fashion design, including research and design, fabrics, construction, and developing a collection.
This book offers an introductory look at fashion design--with a sophisticated twist. Sections include Pattern Construction and Cutting, Fashion Movements, Textiles, Creative Thinking, and Selling Clothes. With exciting visuals and clear text, The Fundamentals of Fashion Design uses detailed diagrams, historical references, and innovative layout to challenge readers to consider the underlying principles of design.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 8" Height: 9.25" Weight: 1.35 lbs.
Release Date Nov 15, 2006
Publisher AVA Publishing
ISBN 2940373396 ISBN13 9782940373390
Availability 0 units.
More About Richard Sorger & Jenny Udale
Jenny Udale studied BA Fashion Textiles at the University of Brighton and MA Womenswear, with a focus on innovative printed textiles, at the Royal College of Art. Jenny successfully launched her own womenswear label after graduation.
Currently a freelance printed textile designer, she sells mainly to the UK and US market. Jenny is interested in how craft can be fused with modern technology to produce innovative textiles. She has lectured in fashion and textiles at the University of Brighton, University of Middlesex and Kingston University, and is currently pathway leader for textiles at Ravensbourne. Jenny authored Textiles and Fashion for AVA publishing and contributes to magazines on fashion textiles. She is currently working on a contemporary Knitwear book.
Reviews - What do customers think about The Fundamentals of Fashion Design (Fundamentals)?
The Fundamentals of Fashion Design: a must-have! Apr 7, 2008
Whether you are starting out in Fashion Design, or you are a teacher in the Fashion arena, or you have a general interest in fashion, this book is for you!
It is clearly written and logically structured. The entire design process is covered, from developing the initial concept through to creating a collection. Each step is outlined and helpful photos enhance the text. Topics include: Concept, theme, research, storyboard, silhouette, proportion, fabric, accessories, drawing, developing a collection, branding, and careers.
There is a section of interviews with people who work in the fashion industry. These give the reader a great view of where fashion can take you. They provide a useful insight into the real world of working in fashion. You might become a designer, a buyer, the leader of a fashion company, a selling agent, a fashion editor, illustrator, stylist, photographer. There are interviews with people who fill these roles.
"The Fundamentals of Fashion Design" would be a great text book for a fashion course. It is attractive and easy to read, while still covering topics in enough depth to challenge your thinking. It would also be suitable for anyone who wants to further develop their interest in fashion and the fashion industry.
I was impressed by this book, and I will be recommending it to my students who are studying fashion design!