Textile Design

Editor/Author Clarke, Simon
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Laurence King

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-85-669687-6
Category: Arts & Leisure - Fashion
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This book offers students and those wishing to enter a career in textile design a basic grounding in its three main disciplines - printed, woven and mixed media.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Who this book is for
  • How to use this book
  • 1. Context
  • Early history
  • Industrial and technological innovations
  • Twentieth- and twenty-first-century textile design
  • Environmental concerns
  • Summary
  • 2. Printed textile design
  • Historical background
  • Screen-printed textile designs
  • Inks and dyes
  • Motifs, patterns, and styles
  • Digital design and digital inkjet printing
  • Textile design, the environment, and science
  • Summary
  • 3. Woven textile design
  • Historical background
  • Hand-woven textile designs
  • Digital jacquard weaving
  • New technologies
  • New applications
  • Summary
  • 4. Mixed media textile design
  • Historical background
  • Embroidered textile design
  • Fabric manipulation
  • Summary
  • 5. Design principles
  • Design tools
  • Concepts and trends
  • Color
  • Drawing and imagery
  • Pattern
  • Visualization, styling, and design tools
  • Summary
  • 6. Creating a collection
  • What is design?
  • The textile design process
  • Planning
  • Textile collections
  • Presentation
  • Marketing, promotion, and sales
  • Display
  • Summary
  • 7. Education and employment
  • The entry experience
  • The degree program
  • Finding a job
  • Summary
  • Glossary
  • Further reading and additional resources
  • Textile museums and galleries
  • Selected textile departments and schools
  • Textile trade fairs