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Designing accessories

Author: John Lau
Publisher: Lausanne, Switzerland : AVA Pub., ©2012.
Series: Basics fashion design, 9.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Designing Accessories explores contemporary techniques that break new boundaries in accessories design, including hand-finishing and machine embellishment techniques. Finally, a detailed explanation of small accessories, essential to the accessories designer, will provide readers with the skills needed to enter the fashion industry.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lau, John.
Designing accessories.
Lausanne, Switzerland : AVA Academia, ©2012
(OCoLC)794817096
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Lau
ISBN: 9782940439720 2940439729
OCLC Number: 825821739
Description: 1 online resource (191, [8] pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Chapter 1: Anatomy of an accessory What is an accessory? The bag Footwear Jewellery Industry perspective: Georgina Martin Millinery Industry perspective: Philip Treacy Design task 1: Developing an accessories library Chapter 2: Creative product development The design process Doing research Types of research Trend forecasting Collaborative partnerships Idea generation Presentation techniques Market levels Developing a range Industry perspective: Scott Wilson Portfolio presentation Design task 2: Single board development Industry perspective: Stephen Jones Chapter 3: Construction techniques Building on tradition Essential tools of the trade Industry perspective: Arnoldo][Battois Exploring construction techniques Prototyping Industry perspective: Beatrix Ong Chapter 4: Materials Natural fibres and fabrics Natural skins Industry perspective: Bill Amberg Natural metals and stones New developments Industry perspective: Marloes ten Bhomer Chapter 5: Finishes Hand embellishments Machine embellishments Contemporary finishing techniques Industry perspective: Michelle Lowe-Holder Design task 3: Developing finishing techniques Industry perspective: Justin Smith Esq. Chapter 6: Small accessories Eyewear Scarves Ties Wristwatches Belts Gloves Design task 4: Sustainable design Industry perspective: Claire Goldsmith Industry perspective: Christina Brodie
Series Title: Basics fashion design, 9.
Responsibility: John Lau.

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Long since regarded as an inessential object that simply adds to the beauty, convenience or effectiveness of an outfit, accessories are now considered key items in a fashion collection and as  Read more...

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