Month: April 2012

How many kinds of fashion illustrations?

From my mail, Luciana writes:

I’m a fashion student from Argentina. For my final project I want to pick fashion illustration and the various forms of representation used in the fashion industry (fashion figures, technical flats, diagrams, instructions, etc.) And for you being a professional in the industry, and having experience working with different types clients, I wanted to ask you for any advice or reference material you think would be useful for my thesis.

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Berg Textiles Journal

Bloomsbury Publishing -you may know them better by their imprint Berg- has purchased Fairchild publishing. Considering the timing (April 2), I wondered if it was a delayed April fool’s joke but it’s genuine.

That announcement dispensed with, Berg is celebrating their tenth year of publishing the Textile Journal by making a selection of their content available free on the internet (offer expires June 14th).…

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What do good designers have in common? pt.2

In following up with the first part, What do good designers have in common?, I’ve used your helpful comments and added a few of my own in an attempt to quantify concrete characteristics of career designers.

The core elements I was looking for transcend design per se because if one only wanted design direction, one could hire stylists, consultants, merchandisers and/or subscribe to trend forecasting services.…

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