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Fashion Design Drawing And Presentation
Patrick John Ireland
0713435194
June 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
Every aspect of fashion illustration is covered in this essential reference for the fashion student. It addresses not only the clothes, but deals with essentials that make the total look: faces and hairstyles, heads and hats, fashion details and a wide variety of materials.


Designing Commercial Interiors

0471171034


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Book Description
The first and only book of its kind, Designing Commercial Interiors provides students and professional designers with expert guidance on the full range of practical, aesthetic, and psychosocial issues involved in designing for nonresidential interiors. Drawing on nearly a half-century of experience as designers and interior design educators, the authors provide comprehensive coverage of planning and design for all types of organizations and service facilities.

Arranged for maximum ease of reference, the book comprises a series of self-contained chapters, each one providing comprehensive coverage of a specific category of commercial facility-including offices, hotels and lodgings, food and beverage facilities, retail facilities, health care facilities, institutional facilities, and banks. Each chapter...


Fashion Design Drawing Course
Caroline Tatham
0764124730
Oct 2003
Paperback
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Review
“The publication’s strengths are in the clarity and verve with which the illustrations are presented.”


— Arts and Activities, March 2004

Book Description
A superb reference book and an ideal instructional textbook for classroom use, this beautifully illustrated guide is organized into units that reflect required courses at leading design colleges. Twenty step-by-step exercises cover methods of finding inspiration, developing observation techniques, and creating fashion drawings in both color and black-and-white media. Separate sections are devoted to getting started and understanding figure proportions, planning and designing garments, and creating and assessing flat specification drawings. The book also features cross-references to its various art...


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Phaidon Press
0714844403
May 2005
Hardcover
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Book Review
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From Publishers Weekly
Even the cover of this book on innovative fashion design is unique; its white pleated paper is just a taste of the originality to be found within. Ten of the fashion world's most respected figures, such as four-time winner of the British Designer of the Year award Alexander McQueen, and freelance Paris-based journalist Stephen Todd, have chosen 100 international young designers of clothing and accessories to show off their work. Their creations are bold and often unusual. The book's smart layout has a collage feel to it, with descriptions of each designer written in typewriter-like font placed in a white box, and...



Architectural Graphic Standards, Tenth Edition (Book only)
Charles George Ramsey, et al
0471348163
April 15, 2000
Hardcover
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Review
"But there is no question that libraries with any interest in architecture, building, remodeling, or similar areas must own a copy." (Libraries Unlimited, Spring 2002)

Book Description
For over 70 years, Architectural Graphic Standards has been the bedrock design reference for generations of architects, builders and engineers. Now comes the most complete design tool yet--the completely updated and expanded Tenth Edition. You'll find a wealth of information, complete with 10,000 drawings.

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Pulp Art: Original Cover Paintings for the Great American Pulp Magazines
Robert Lesser
1402730357
August 2005
Hardcover
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Book Review
Several famous fantasy and science fiction authors had their beginning in the pulp magazines of the 1930s and 1940s, including Robert E. Howard, H.P. Lovecraft, Fritz Leiber, Isaac Asimov, and Ray Bradbury (not to mention Dashiell Hammett and Tennessee Williams). There were also crime fighters so popular they had their own magazines, such as the still-popular Doc Savage and the Shadow. But besides the writers and the series heroes, there was yet another element for which the lurid pulp magazines (called "pulp" in reference to the cheap grade of paper they were printed on by the millions) are fondly remembered to this day: the cover art. Robert Lesser offers a fascinating history from the perspective of the commercial artists who produced this often less-than-respectable work, thereby bringing the acclaim that these now...


Fashion Design
Sue Jenkyn Jones
0823016447
October 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
A valuable primer on the fashion industry for the 21st century! Fashion Design is the definitive reference for anyone who is considering a career in the fashion industry. It describes the qualities and skills needed to become a fashion designer; examines the wide range of career opportunities available; and gives an authoritative, balanced overview of the fashion business today. Using an approach that unites history, theory, and practice, Fashion Design aims to inform and inspire. Packed with over 300 illustrations, here is practical guidance and proven advice on such topics as the uses and language of clothing; patterns and fabrics; measuring, cutting, draping, and sewing; building a collection; researching and sketching; portfolios and self-presentation; plus much more. It equips aspiring designers and...


Full Frontal Fashion
Rebecca Budig
0452286662
July 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
From the creators of the top-rated Women’s Entertainment’s hit show comes the definitive style guide From the team behind the immensely popular weekly cable TV show Full Frontal Fashion comes this indispensable guide to putting together the perfect outfit for any occasion. What woman hasn’t scoured her closet, anguishing over what to wear to a job interview, to meet her future in-laws, or on the dreaded "casual Friday"? Filled with rich color photos, Full Frontal Fashion’s ten chapters—from "Cubicle Couture" and "Gorgeous Get-aways" to "Editing Your Closet" and Become Your Own Stylist"—are packed full with expert opinions and insider secrets from a who’s who of the fashion world, and from such magazines and stores as InStyle, Marie Claire, Barney’s, Neiman Marcus and...


The Charm of Charms
Ki Hackney
081095883X
May 2005
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
Inspired by the comeback of charms on the fashion scene and by childhood memories of ornamenting their own bracelets, Hackney and Albert have combined their creative talents to share the significance and magical history behind these accessories. For 30,000 years, people have worn charms to protect against evil spirits, recognize family ancestry and, of course, accessorize. In the book's beautiful color photos, Albert places the bracelets and trinkets against clever backdrops, displaying a golden bee perched atop a velvety pink rose or a four-leaf clover placed amid a spoonful of Lucky Charms cereal. Next to the portraits of jewelry makers and collectors donning their favorite pieces, Hackney tells the stories behind famous charm wearers like Jackie Kennedy and fashion designer Betsey Johnson. The book also...


Energy Efficiency Manual: for everyone who uses energy, pays for utilities, designs and builds, is interested in energy conservation and the environment (Energy Efficiency Manual)
Donald R. Wulfinghoff
0965792676
March 2000
Hardcover
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Book Description
This is the primary reference, how-to guide, and sourcebook for energy conservation. It lets you improve efficiency and save money in all types of buildings and plants, ranging from individual houses to commercial buildings to large institutions and industrial plants. It is organized around 400 logically grouped energy conservation actions, presented in language that everyone understands. It's for everyone who uses energy, pays for utilities, manages property, operates energy systems, designs, builds, and values conservation and the environment. It's loaded with features that help you quickly find the right information for each application. "Ratings" and "Selection Scorecards" identify your best conservation opportunities. "Traps & Tricks" ensure success. "Economics" estimate savings and costs. It has been...


Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Times
Joe Levy (Editor)
1932958010
November 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
From the editors of Rolling Stone magazine comes a new book, The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time—a tribute to the finest popular music of all time. Whether you’re looking for advice to round out your music collection or just inspiration for a heated argument, Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time is the essential guide to the best music of modern times from the world’s greatest music magazine. The albums included in this comprehensive book were chosen by 273 of the world’s pre-eminent musicians and critics ranging from Fats Domino to Moby. From the Beatles’ Sgt. Peppers to Nirvana’s Nevermind, Ray Charles’ The Birth of Soul to the White Stripes Elephant, this book is packed with classics. Behind-the-scenes stories of the making of these albums are included, as well as...


Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the International Building Code
Francis D. K. Ching, et al
0471099805
March 14, 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
A practical, illustrated guide to the new International Building Code
With the publication of the International Building Code, the building industry is moving toward a single universal set of construction codes, rather than the three regional codes previously in use. Now more than ever, architects need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This unique reference blends the graphic skills of bestselling author Francis Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel. It closely examines the portions of the building code that are most relevant for the architect and provides a simple and practical interpretation through words and illustrations. All the changes in the new code are explained in simple, user-friendly language that allows architects to get...


Georg Jensen Jewelry
Isabelle Anscombe
0300107064
Sept 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
The Danish silversmith Georg Jensen (1866– 1935) first established a worldwide reputation as a designer of flatware, hollowware, and jewelry in the arts and crafts idiom of the early twentieth century, then went on to become a foremost international designer of elegant and refined silver creations in the modernist style. This book surveys his work from his beginnings as a self-taught artist through his apprenticeship to a master silversmith and beyond. His work is highly soughtafter today, and he is considered one of the most influential designers of the twentieth century.
Richly illustrated, the book provides thorough, detailed coverage of the full range of Jensen’s jewelry. The contributors to the volume consider Jensen in the context of American modernist jewelry, the significance of the...


9 Heads: A Guide to Drawing Fashion
Nancy Riegelman
0130941921
April 2001
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
This new detailed guide to learning the skills and techniques of drawing modern fashion and figure is also a rich reference source for a broad range of modern garments and accessories. Extensively illustrated, this introduction teaches by example, the power of drawing as a means of communication and expression and strives to show students how to perceive things in order to be able to draw them correctly. The first section is dedicated to drawing the human figure, while the second portion deals with how to draw a wide range of modern garments and accessories and the types of techniques used to render them convincingly and elegantly in different fabric designs and textures. This volume offers a complete presentation of proportions of the croquis, draping the figure, accessories, flats, and features an encyclopedia of...


Artwear
Melissa Leventon
0500285373
May 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
A colorful survey of the often provocative and always highly creative relationship between art and fashion. A crocheted wool coat of exuberant textures and glowing colors, a dyed and pleated silk vest of baroque sensuousness, a headdress of ribbon intricately ruched in the shape of a leaping fish, an evening gown made from shredded dollar bills, a kimono that carries art appliquéd on its sleeve—these are just a few of the beautiful, imaginative, even surreal works of wearable art included in this richly illustrated book, published to accompany an exhibition at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Melissa Leventon shows that wearable art is the latest in the long line of aesthetic dress reforms that began with the Arts and Crafts movement. She then traces the history of this art form as it developed out...


Patternmaking for Fashion Design
Helen Joseph-Armstrong
0131112112
February 2005
Textbook Other Format
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Book Description
Renowned for its comprehensive coverage, exceptional illustrations, and clear instructions, this hallmark book offers detailed yet easy-to-understand explanations of the essence of patternmaking. Hinging on a recurring theme that all designs are based on one or more of the three major patternmaking and design principles–dart manipulation, added fullness, and contouring–it provides all the relevant information necessary to create design patterns with accuracy regardless of their complexity. Sewing guides included for the pleated trouser (with pattern layout), belt/loops, pockets, and zipper; the jean pant with pockets, countour belt, and fly front; and the gusset. Updated jacket foundation draft includes fabric preparation, interfacing, chest piece, tape control, and shoulder pads. Pant...


The One Show, Vol. 26: Advertising's Best Print, Design, Radio & TV (One Show)
The One Show
0929837231
December 15, 2004
Hardcover
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Book Description
The One Show Annual Volume 26 Great advertising and design can make the world stop and think. It can make people listen. And, sometimes it can even change a person's life. THE ONE SHOW ANNUAL VOLUME 26 celebrates all of the qualities that go into making a successful ad campaign or design. Considered by many to be the benchmark in advertising annuals, this year's edition features the very best work from around the world from the 2004 One Show and One Show Design. In these pages you'll find over 1,500 four-color images from the finalists and winning entries, insider perspectives from the Gold Pencil winners, a spotlight on the Client of the Year, the college competition winners and a look into the judging process with a Judge's Choice section. Lavishly produced with full-color throughout, this is the must-have...


Medical and Dental Space Planning : A Comprehensive Guide to Design, Equipment, and Clinical Procedures
Jain Malkin
0471385743
April 9, 2002
Hardcover
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Review
Jain Malkin has long been at the forefront of the movement to transform the environment of health care through research-informed design. Her continual search for positive examples has resulted in wonderful books that should be on every serious practitioner's shelf. If we are to create new and better places for those working in, or impactd by, the health care field, we have much to learn from pioneers like Jain, and sources like her newest book. (D. Kirk Hamilton, FAIA, FACHA Watkins Hamilton Ross Architects President, American College of Healthcare Architects)

This book has been a definitive reference on space planning of medical and dental facilities for decades. Its timely new edition will keep designers and practitioners ahead of the challenging developments transforming today's healthcare facilities and practices....



Tom Ford
Bridget Foley
0847826694
Nov 2004
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
This enormous compendium may be Ford's swan song as a designer, as he recently announced that he was quitting fashion to direct movies. But for the last 10 years, as the creative director at Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent, he took the brands in fresh directions. This huge, slipcased Festschrift checks in at 11"×14", and covers each of the Gucci years individually, compiling product shots, ads, runway candids, snippets of Ford wisdom ("I think you have to have personality at a brand—otherwise, it's just clothes"), Gucci-sporting celebrities and commercial stills. Vogue's Anna Wintour and Vanity Fair's Graydon Carter contribute a foreword and introduction respectively. The much-covered growth at Gucci and YSL are the real story behind the book, to the point where the press chat credits Ford with "carving...


Sports Illustrated 50 Years: The Anniversary Book
Sports Illustrated (Editor)
1932273492
September 2004
Hardcover
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Book Review
This colorful book celebrating fifty years of America's most prominent sports magazine is certainly more practical than hoarding 2,500 issues. The six-part book plays to the strength of the magazine: "The Stories" and "The Photographs" sections are the largest. The 35 articles are truncated, often just whetting your appetite for more. The companion book Fifty Years of Great Writing offers many of these in their full glory. On the other hand, the pictures are often bigger than they were in the magazine (or could ever have been with the smaller size). Lose minutes staring at Michael Jordan or Walter Payton frozen in midair. Examine the juxtaposition of a close play at the plate with the bizarre styles of a 60s women's track team. Try not to be swept away at a shot of Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain defining basketball. If...


Carried Away
Farid Chenoune
0865651582
Mar 2005
Hardcover
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From Publishers Weekly
"You have to be careful of the bag, it is so familiar yet so badly understood," writes Jean-Louis Dumas-Hermès in the preface to this set of highlights from his family's collection of "bags": everything from purses to rucksacks from all eras and all corners of the globe, some made by the company that bears their name. A French 14th-century copper messenger box, an early 20th-century pakum bag from Cameroon, green plastic bags from Marks & Spencer, a 1995 Srebrenica refugee's tied bundle, Ultra Violet's Hermès black leather "Bolt" clutch dating from the 1930s—all are here, and discussed with an infectious mix of exuberance and seriousness that is uncommon for an exhibition catalogue such as this. The Paris Musée de la Mode show closes this month, but a mini-exhibit of "rare and...


Natural Swimming Pools: Inspiration For Harmony With Nature (Schiffer Design Book)
Michael Littlewood
0764321838
November 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Natural swimming pools rely on the correct balance of plants and microorganisms to clean and purify the water. They are a safe place for children to play and birds to drink, and are a dramatic example of ecological design, combining the natural and man-made worlds while creating beauty. These pools offer enjoyment not only in the warm months, but during winter, too, when they can be used for ice skating and other activities. Often the focal point of a garden, natural swimming pools blend into their environments, flowing into the surroundings with plants and rocks.They reflect the changing seasons and they enhance the environment naturally. They are easy and less costly to maintain than chemical pools, providing significant savings in water. Chlorine and other common pool chemicals are hazardous to human health and are...


The Greatest Album Covers of All Time
Miles Scott
1843403013
October 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the LP chart, this superb and visually awesome book brings you the very best rock, pop, rap, reggae, soul, and punk album covers ever created.

At a time when listeners increasingly download or upload songs, creating personal playlists on MP3 players and I-Pods, the art of packaging music seems to be fading away. But for the past 50 years, musicians have released their work inside brilliantly-designed packages that made an important statement about their music and style. Look at the cover of Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Heart Band, for example--just one of the 500 memorable images in this amazing collection, all chosen by a panel of 50 experts and each accompanied by enlightening commentary. Among the choices: the brilliantly psychedelic and way-out art from the Rolling...


The Art of Halo
Eric Trautmann
0345475860
November 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
When Halo® hit the shelves with the launch of the Xbox® in 2001, it was an immediate sensation. This action-packed science fiction—military combat game, set on a distant, war-torn, artificial planet, became an instant triumph with gamers–and scored numerous awards for its innovations, irresistibility, and sheer thrills. The Art of Halo is a showcase of its stunning visual style, a fascinating guided tour through the making of the phenomenon–from bright idea to brilliant result–and a testament to the creativity of the artists at Bungie Studios.

• Meet the brains behind Bungie, the birthplace of Halo
• Feast your eyes on a panorama of all-new artwork from its spectacular sequel Halo 2–one of the most eagerly-awaited games of...


20th Century Fashion
Linda Watson
1552979881
Oct 2004
Paperback
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From School Library Journal
Gr 9 Up-This visually compelling resource on fashion for women as championed by Vogue magazine over the last 100 years will have limited relevance to most secondary school curricula. Profusely illustrated with full-color and black-and-white design sketch-es, artwork, and photography reproduced from the pages of that magazine, the set teems with florid prose: "Ever since Eve wore a fig leaf, fashion has been associated with two things: defining sexuality and committing outrageous behaviour." The first two volumes provide an overview of the last century of fashion in six-to-eight page chapters that establish the historical context for each decade's changing mores and styles. The last three volumes provide brief, alphabetically arranged articles on fashion designers from around the world, from Adolfo to Zoran,...


Four Museums : Carlo Scarpa: Museo Canoviano, Possagnos Frank O. Gehry: Guggenheim Bilbao Museum, Rafael Moneo: The Audrey Jones Beck Building, Museum ... Heinz Tesar: Dammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg
Stefan Buzas
3930698684
September 25, 2004
Hardcover
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Book Description
The book presents four of the most important contemporary museums of the world. Easch essay details the unique design concepts of each museum, illustrated with interior and exterior details.


Opportunities in Commercial Art and Graphic Design Careers
Barbara Gordon
0071411496
Sept 2003
(Paperback) - Revised Ed.
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Book Description
OPPORTUNITIES IN . . . SERIES PROVIDES VALUABLE CAREER INSIGHT TO STUDENTS AND JOB SEEKERS! The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities in . . . explores a vast range of professions. Each book offers: The latest information on a field of interest Training and education requirements for each career Salary statistics for different positions within each field Up-to-date professional and Internet resources And much more

Book Info
Pocket-size guide to everything you need to know to make an informed career choice in commercial art and graphic design. Includes up-to-date salary statistics, earning potential, and advice from the experts. Softcover. Previous edition: c1998. DLC: Commercial art--United States--Marketing.

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Spectrum 12: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art
Cathy Fenner (Editor)
1887424946
November 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
The increasing popularity of fantasy and science fiction themes in art is celebrated in the annual Spectrum series. The premier venue for such art, each lavishly illustrated volume is an invaluable resource, eagerly awaited by art directors, illustrators, and readers alike. Drawn from books, comics, magazines, art galleries, advertisements, and portfolios, the collection represents a who’s who in fantasy today. With a wider reach than any previous edition, Spectrum 12 features 350 works by artists from Germany, England, the Netherlands, Korea, Australia, Japan, Canada, France, and the United States. Divided into seven categories, including one each devoted to comics and graphic novels, the illustrations expand the boundaries of the imagination and explore new realms of creativity. Among the artists...


The Graphic Standards Guide to Architectural Finishes: Using MASTERSPEC to Evaluate, Select, and Specify Materials
Elena M. S. Garrison (Editor)
0471227668
August 12, 2002
Hardcover
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Book Description
From ARCOM and The American Institute of Architects A complete visual guide to choosing and using finish materials In this unique guide, the authors of MASTERSPEC® and Architectural Graphic Standards join forces to offer architects vital single-source access to the unbiased information they need to evaluate, select, and specify the best finish materials for any job. This powerful visual resource combines hundreds of illustrations from Architectural Graphic Standards with corresponding building material performance and specification information from AIA’s MASTERSPEC®, published by ARCOM. Use this book during the schematic and design development phases of a project and as an indispensable aid for product selection and specification. Essential for architects, interior designers, and building...


Letterhead and Logo Design 9 (Letterhead and Logo Design)
MINE, Christopher Simmons
1592531822
September 1, 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
This latest edition in the best-selling annual Letterhead and Logo Design series features the most innovative and exciting work in the field from well-known design leaders, new design firms, and cutting-edge artists. From logos to labels, business cards to envelopes, the creative techniques and full-color images portrayed in this broad range of work will inspire new design solutions for age-old challenges that beg for a fresh approach. Both design firms and their clients will find this an invaluable resource for inspiration and ideas that grab the viewer's attention and create a lasting impression.

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