Visual Design in Dress
Appropriate for introductory college-level courses covering visual design in clothing and textiles. These include courses that cover 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."Presents the fundamentals of the study of clothing design by assuming no prior knowledge of the subject on the part of the reader.
- Hardback | 386 pages
- 207.5 x 261.4 x 21.6mm | 952.56g
- 01 Mar 1996
- Pearson Education (US)
- Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
- 3rd edition
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.