Visual Design in Dress / Edition 3

Visual Design in Dress / Edition 3

by Marian Davis
     
 

Presents the fundamentals of the study of clothing design in a straightforward, practical manner while assuming no prior knowledge of the subject on the part of the reader. Class activities at the end of each chapter give the reader a practical experience with the material. Provides examples of both sexes, many different countries, ethnicities,

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Presents the fundamentals of the study of clothing design in a straightforward, practical manner while assuming no prior knowledge of the subject on the part of the reader. Class activities at the end of each chapter give the reader a practical experience with the material. Provides examples of both sexes, many different countries, ethnicities, contemporary, and historical illustrations in each chapter. Provides a context for the design as a process. For reference in clothing selection and use, fashion design, basic design for theater costuming, and clothing in other cultures. It may also be used as a reference book by consumers who wish to know how to achieve a desired “look.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131121294
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/21/1996
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
7.95(w) x 9.97(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

I. PROVIDING A FRAMEWORK.

1. Concepts of Design.

2. Aspects of Clothing Design.

3. Culture, Illusion, and Clothing.

II. ELEMENTS.

4. Space.

5. Line.

6. Shape and Form.

7. Light.

8. Color.

9. Texture.

10. Pattern.

III. PRINCIPLES.

11. Repetition.

12. Parallelism.

13. Sequence.

14. Alternation.

15. Gradation.

16. Transition.

17. Radiation.

18. Rhythm.

19. Concentricity.

20. Contrast.

21. Emphasis.

22. Proportion.

23. Scale.

24. Balance.

25. Harmony.

26. Unity.

IV. APPLICATION.

27. Fashionable Individualism.

28. Applied Illusions.

29. Visual Design in Dress Around the World.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

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