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Project Fourteen—Generating Complexity with Simple Tools

Robert Hume

Robert Hume is a design professional and has taught both in industry and in higher education, principally at Norwich University of the Arts and at Central Saint Martins, London, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion and Textile Design with Photoshop and Illustrator : Professional Creative Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Sometimes designs are powerful because they are austere and minimal and sometimes designs are powerful because they are rich and complex. Design applications can help you create complexity in your work, because being computer based...
...The Collection in Context Hubert de Givenchy established his footing in fashion as an unregistered student at the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and with a collection that was as nostalgic for fashion’s more intimate...


Designer biography

...Luxury bohemian style defines the Milanese house of Etro. Gerolamo “Gimmo” Etro established his textiles company in 1968. After traveling in northern Africa and the Far East, he returned to his native Italy with a hoard of exotic fabrics...

The Kashmir Shawl: A Historical Study

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Kashmir produced export-quality textiles from at least the fourteenth century onwards, although the nature of the earliest ones is uncertain. By the late sixteenth century, fine Kashmir textiles were identified as shawl, meaning...

The Textile Sample

Jenny Udale

Jenny Udale is a lecturer at the University of Middlesex and Ravensbourne College, UK. Jenny is also a freelance textile and womanswear designer. She is the author of the first edition of Textiles and Fashion (AVA Publishing, 2008) and the co-author of The Fundamentals of Fashion Design, 2nd edition (2012). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Textiles and Fashion : Exploring Printed Textiles, Knitwear, Embroidery, Menswear and Womenswear

Fairchild Books, 2008

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...It is important to consider what qualities are required for the textile you are designing before you start. Is it required for its aesthetic qualities and/or its function?Aesthetically, you would need to think about how the textile drapes...