DESIGNER'S GUIDE TO FASHION APPAREL

Evelyn L. Brannon

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PAPERBACK

ISBN:
9781563679018
Published:
MAY 31, 2011
Other Formats ISBN
eBook 9781628920994

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What's in the book

The Book

Designer’s Guide to Fashion Apparel explores the creative process of apparel design and the development of a collection. From budget to couture, children’s to men’s and women’s, fashion-forward to traditional and formal to active, the text demonstrates the proper application of design principles in creating aesthetically pleasing apparel while emphasizing the importance of production parameters as dictated by the needs of the target consumer. Written from an industry perspective, the book is intended to nurture the student’s interest in design while providing the thorough grounding needed for a successful career in the business.

Table of Contents

The Creative Challenge
Designer: A Job Description
Inspired to Design
Working a Creative Problem
The Design Process - Structural Design

The Designer's Toolbox

The Design Process - Decorative Features
Designing the Line

Designing for People

Visualising the Customer
Trick the Eye with Optical Illusions

Garment Engineering
Designing with Fabric
Shaping Fashion
Details and Trim

Design Specialties
Designing Menswear
Designing for Children, Tweens, and Teens
Specialised Design Fields: Knits, Denim, Coats, Dresses, Formal Wear, Swimwear, Lingerie

About The Authors

Evelyn L. Brannon is Professor Emeritus at Auburn University.

Format:
Paperback
Page count:
384
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Dimensions:
8 x 11 "
Illustrations:
Colour illustrations