Footwear Design

Editor/Author Choklat, Aki
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Laurence King

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-85-669745-3
Category: Arts & Leisure - Fashion
Book Status: Available
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Aki Choklat explores the footwear design process, explaining the differences between the anatomy of the foot and the anatomy of a shoe, showing how one constrains the other, before moving onto the research and design development processes and the art of creating a complete collection.

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Table of Contents

  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER 1 FOOTWEAR DESIGN THEN AND NOW
  • FASHION AND CELEBRITY—THE SEVENTEENTH AND EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES
  • HAUTE COUTURE AND SEASONAL FASHION CYCLES—THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
  • INNOVATION AND STREET FASHION—THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
  • THE FUTURE OF FOOTWEAR DESIGN—THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY
  • THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY
  • CASE STUDY: LIZA SNOOK
  • CASE STUDY: CATHERINE WILLEMS
  • CHAPTER 2 SHOE BASICS
  • FOOT ANATOMY
  • SHOE ANATOMY
  • THE LAST
  • PATTERNS
  • MATERIALS USED IN THE SHOE INDUSTRY
  • SHOE STYLES
  • CASE STUDY: SEBASTIAN TAREK
  • CHAPTER 3 RESEARCH
  • INSPIRATION
  • INVESTIGATION
  • THE PROCESS
  • COMPILING A SKETCHBOOK
  • MOOD BOARD
  • DIGITAL RESEARCH
  • CREATING AN IDEAS BOOK
  • COLOR AND MATERIALS
  • TREND ANALYSIS AND FORECASTING
  • CASE STUDY: NICOLINE VAN ENTER
  • CASE STUDY: NIELS HOLGER WIEN
  • CHAPTER 4 COLLECTION DESIGN
  • DESIGN DEVELOPMENT
  • COLLECTION THEORY
  • CASE STUDY: MINNA PARIKKA
  • CASE STUDY: ROSANNE BERGSMA
  • CASE STUDY: STUART WEITZMAN
  • CASE STUDY: PACO GIL
  • CHAPTER 5 PRESENTATION
  • PRESENTING YOUR IDEAS
  • DRAWING
  • TECHNICAL DRAWINGS AND LINE DRAWINGS
  • MIXED MEDIA
  • THE DESIGN PACK
  • PORTFOLIO
  • AFTER GRADUATION
  • CHAPTER 6 TRAINING AND WORKING IN THE FOOTWEAR INDUSTRY
  • TRAINING
  • FOOTWEAR CAREERS
  • CASE STUDY: RACHEL JONES
  • SEASONS AND TRADE SHOWS
  • CASE STUDY: SUE SAUNDERS
  • GLOSSARY
  • USEFUL INFORMATION
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS