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Bonnie English, Barron Educational Series, 2009, 1, Hardback, 128, USA, New, Usually Ships in 2 Days
Highlighted in this volume are the pioneers and innovators in the world of haute couture. They include Jean Patou, whose Paris couture house led fashion in the 1920s and’30s, Coco Chanel, who brought comfort and practicality to haute couture, Elsa Schiaparelli, who collaborated in her designs with surrealist painter Salvador Dali, Mary Quant, who designed for London’s youth culture in the “swinging sixties,” and Gianni Versace, champion of the supermodel. Others include Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Guccio Gucci, Philip Treacy, Levi Strauss, and 40 others. Small in size but filled with information and insights, each Icons of Culture title is a collection of brief, pithy, and enlightening biographies of men and women who have made their mark and left lasting influences in the lively arts. Scattered among these capsule biographies are two-page overviews that examine various aspects of the art. Handsomely designed and accessible to laypersons, these books make fine quick-reference sources while also providing enjoyable reading for inquisitive minds. Illustrations in color and black and white on most two-page spreads.
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Ann Marie Fiore, Fairchild Books, 2010, 2, Paperback, 398, UK, New, Usually Ships in 2 Days
Bridging the gap between the study of aesthetics and its application in the merchandising and design environments, this revised text presents a research-based focus on the concepts of aesthetics and their effect on product value and consumer behavior. The multi-sensory approach to studying the elements and principles of design helps students master the underlying factors of successful design and learn how products and their promotional surroundings can establish brand identity and create a pleasing environment for the consumer. New to this edition: -- Full-color illustrations throughout -- Each element of design will be covered in its own chapter with 8 new chapters in Part Two -- Boxed "applications" will showcase how the aesthetics concepts are used within actual design and merchandising environments -- Vocabulary definitions and key concepts highlighted in margins -- Each chapter will include brief learning activities to complete in class or at home -- New content related to mass customization and customer made trends in Chapter One -- Revised Chapter Two will focus on the "5-Ps that contribute to Aesthetics"- Product, People, -- Property, Product Presentation, and Promotional Activities -- New content on Brand Personality, the role of Aesthetics in Branding, and why branding is important to consumers -- Discussions of multi-channel retailing, including e-commerce, experiential marketing and "digital -- consumer" trends -- New and updated readings at the ends of each chapter -- Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom
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Evelyn L. Brannon, Fairchild Books, 2011, 1, Paperback, 370, UK, New, Usually Ships in 2 Days
Designer's Guide to Fashion Apparel explores the creative process of apparel design and the development of a collection. From budget to couture, children's to men's and women's, fashion-forward to traditional and formal to active, the text demonstrates the proper application of design principles in creating aesthetically pleasing apparel while emphasizing the importance of production parameters as dictated by the needs of the target consumer. Written from an industry perspective, the book is intended to nurture the student's interest in design while providing the thorough grounding needed for a successful career in the business.
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