The Fashion Resource Book

The Fashion Resource Book

Research for Design

Book - 2012
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Fashion design is a process of investigating, understanding context, and constantlyquestioning what you are doing and why. This comprehensive survey presentsthe work of a wide range of modern and contemporary designers and revealsthe innumerable areas of inspiration and research on which they've drawn, fromhistorical examples such as Christian Dior's "New Look" to traditional textilesfrom around the world, as seen in John Galliano's Peruvian-inspired collectionof 2005.The first part of the book investigates the research process in the work ofdesigners such as Paul Smith, Comme des Gar#65533;ons, and Anna Sui. The secondsection covers subjects like vintage and retro, the use of archives, and the influenceof art movements such as op art and surrealism. The third part presentscase studies of world-famous designers: Jean Paul Gaultier, Christian Dior,Alexander McQueen, and Coco Chanel, to name but a few.
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2012.
ISBN: 9780500290354
Branch Call Number: 746.92 Leach
Characteristics: 208 p. :,ill. (chiefly col.) ;,23 cm.


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