Visual Design in Dress

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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, ...
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Overview

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."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780139424595
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
  • Publication date: 10/1/1986
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 408

Table of Contents

Preface
1 Concepts of Design 3
2 Aspects of Clothing Design 15
3 Culture, Illusion, and Clothing 33
4 Space 61
5 Line 75
6 Shape and Form 88
7 Light 135
8 Color 146
9 Texture 180
10 Pattern 201
11 Repetition 225
12 Parallelism 230
13 Sequence 234
14 Alternation 239
15 Gradation 244
16 Transition 251
17 Radiation 256
18 Rhythm 261
19 Concentricity 267
20 Contrast 272
21 Emphasis 281
22 Proportion 287
23 Scale 302
24 Balance 308
25 Harmony 316
26 Unity 322
27 Fashionable Individualism 329
28 Applied Illusions 336
29 Visual Design in Dress around the World 348
Glossary 361
Bibliography 377
Index 381
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