THE VISUAL DICTIONARY OF FASHION DESIGN

Gavin Ambrose and Paul Harris

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PAPERBACK

ISBN:
9782940373611
Published:
NOV 29, 2007
Other Formats ISBN
eBook 9782940439669

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What's in the book

The Book

The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design is a comprehensive guide to the numerous terms associated with, and used within, the field of fashion.

Over 250 terms are explained and contextualised, with concise definitions accompanied by illustrations and examples taken from traditional and contemporary fashion design.

The dictionary covers traditional terms still in current usage, as well as modern terminology such as Tank top and Militaria. It also defines a wide variety of practical terminology, such as Appliqué, Block printing, Flax, Logo, Silhouette and Tailoring, as well as conceptual expressions including Postmodernism, Juxtaposition and Zeitgeist.



About The Authors

Gavin Ambrose is a practising graphic designer. His current commercial practice includes clients from the arts sector, publisher and advertising agencies. He is the co-author and designer of several books on branding, packaging and editorial design. Paul Harris is a freelance writer, journalist and editor. Paul writes for international magazines and journals in London and New York. He is a co-author and collaborator on books about packaging design and design principles.

Format:
Paperback
Page count:
288
Imprint:
AVA Publishing
Dimensions:
4.75 x 6.25 "
Illustrations:
300 colour illus