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Flip Fashion


Can't decide what to wear in the morning? Why not mix a punk hairdo with a period dress? The pages of this interactive book (split into four parts) will take you from fashion faux-pas to fabulous in one flip. From grunge and pirate to disco queen and street style, create over 100,000 of your own fashion fantasies (and nightmares) with this colourfully illustrated and carefully researched flipbook. With magazine-style captions for each outfit there are words to play with too.
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12,26 € 12,90 €

Design Book


"The Design Book" brings together the best in contemporary design for the home, presenting a huge range of striking new products: tables and chairs, sofas and beds, storage, kitchens and bathrooms, tableware, textiles and surfaces, lighting, electronics and more. Works by the finest international talents, including Jaime Hayon, Javier Mariscal, Thomas Heatherwick, Shin and Tomoko Azumi, Sebastian Bergne, Jurgen Bey, Tord Boontje, Piet Hein Eek, Fernando and Humberto Campana and Mathieu Lehanneur, are featured. In-depth interviews with twelve key designers explore pivotal projects and approaches to design. Web addresses of designers and manufacturers are given for every object, along with full captions and colour illustrations, making every design easy to source.
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23,75 € 25,00 €

Feminine Wardrobe


This sewing book shows you how to create your own feminine wardrobe, full of super-cute dresses and tops. The clothes feature wonderful, exaggerated bows and elegant frills to give you a uniquely feminine look. There are three themed chapters town, party and resort containing stylish clothes to take you effortlessly from the city to the beach. The visual, step-by-step instructions are easy to follow, and will enable you to make any of the 21 projects with ease. A paper pattern is included in the back of the book.
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18,04 € 18,99 €

Sticker Fashionista


Carries EU Toy Safety Directive 'CE' logo. A Year in Fashion gives fashion sticker books a makeover. Following the fashionistas through a year of stylish events, this book is a covetable follow-up to Sticker Fashionista. With gorgeous illustrations of amazing clothes, it should appeal to fashion lovers of all ages. (Carries EU Toy Safety Directive 'CE' logo).
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11,39 € 11,99 €

Design Incubator


Artist, craftsman, engineer, ethnographer, psychologist, entrepreneur, agent of change is a designer one of these or a blend of all? What is a designers role in our current global and social landscape? The Design Incubation Centre was established to explore and probe these questions in depth within a rigorous and research-oriented context in the Division of Industrial Design at the National University of Singapore. Established in 2006, DIC is Singapore's first dedicated industrial design research laboratory. DIC's unique team composition and broad-ranging capabilities have enabled it to work on diverse research projects and collaborative workshops with organisations in academia, government, NGOs, and the design industry. Arranged by themes and consisting of documentary photographs, illustrated sketches, renderings and diagrams as well as articles and texts, this book presents an extensive archive of projects and workshops in product and research development, interspersed with insights and reflections from team members past-and-present. This book serves as a handbook for designers who seek to incorporate unique, progressive methods and approaches into their personal or professional practices as well as a retrospective monograph on the Design Incubation Centre.
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30,39 € 31,99 €

My Monster Bubblewriter Book


"My Monster Bubblewriter Book" is an activity book to inspire and encourage creativity with both words and drawing. It teaches children how to create cool hand lettering, using their imaginations to create crazy alphabets from monster inspired scripts to patchwork letters. There are loads of fun things to make, like posters and cards. Kids can use bubble writing to write letters and play games, create their own comics and do lots of other cool stuff. Along the way, members of the Bubble writer Gang appear to show their own special monster alphabets and offer tips and hints throughout the book, including how to invent monster characters. It is monstrously good fun!
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12,34 € 12,99 €

Fashion Illustrator


A comprehensive, visually-led overview that covers all areas of fashion drawing, presentation and illustration, Fashion Illustrator (2e) both teaches students how to draw the fashion figure and provides an extended showcase of established and emerging illustrators. From initial inspiration though to finished illustration, the book teaches the student how to draw from life and accurately depict body proportions, but also includes advice on exaggerating proportions for effect. A technical chapter outlines the use of different media, showing students how to use colour, and features techniques for rendering different materials and patterns. Dedicated tutorials explore both digital and traditional media (Illustrator, Photoshop, photo-montage, mixed media, drawing, ink, embroidery) though the work of leading fashion illustrators, giving the student the confidence to experiment with different illustrative styles. Later chapters outline the history of both 20th-century and contemporary fashion illustration, and profile influential fashion illustrators and other industry professionals, with interviews providing an insight into life after graduation. There is also guidance on careers for the fashion illustrator, portfolio presentation and working with an agent.
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28,45 € 29,95 €

For Love and Money


Over the past decade there has been a creative rebirth in the practice of illustration. Boosted by the art worlds acceptance of graffiti and street art, the ubiquitous nature of foolproof vector programs, the re-adoption of illustration by avant-garde fashion labels, the proliferation of character design in two- and three-dimensions, and the technical capabilities of digital delivery, contemporary illustration has more applications, methodologies and fans than ever before. With modes of production ranging from the reimagined traditions of drawing, painting and collage, to the wide range of computer-based applications, and a myriad of unique combinations of both hand and digital means, todays illustrators are breaking the mould in terms of production. This book will investigate these myriad ways of working and creating, by featuring portfolios of images from a diverse range of more than 80 contemporary practitioners, some of whom have never before been featured in a book. Drawn from around the world, each portfolio will be accompanied by analysis and an interview with the illustrator. Building into a collection that showcases new talent and focuses on current trends, this book will offer a definitive guide to illustration in the new millennium.
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25,60 € 26,95 €

Architectural Drawing


Architectural Drawing focuses on the exciting possibilities for representing the built environment using allthe techniquesboth traditional and digitalthat are now available. Packed with practical information thebook illustrates all the key types and media of drawingfrom sketches to working detailsand includes some of the best examples by practicing architects. This book will be an indispensable practical resource in architectural schools.
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30,35 € 31,95 €

Architectural Modelmaking


This book focuses on the inspiring possibilities for creating three-dimensional, physical models of the built environment with all the different media and techniques that are now available. Through description of the use of different models in different contexts, the book provides a practical and effective guide to how and why models are used, in addition to what they are used for, and how they relate to architecture education.
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30,35 € 31,95 €

Textile Visionaries


Technologized textiles and sustainable fabrics are among the most innovative designed today, and together they are driving the rest of the industry dramatically forward. Many designers are now integrating hi-tech fabrics, such as protective and impact-resistant textiles, or cellulose fabrics with groundbreaking results. Embracing new processes such as biomimicry, they bridge the gap between art, design, technology and sustainability. This book showcases new work from over 35 of today's most forward-thinking textile designers, featuring surface designs, highly-structured textures and striking silhouettes. Each will be presented through inspirational text and striking visual spreads to include design sketches, work-in-progress photographs and digital drawings alongside images of cutting-edge furniture, interior textiles and fashion. This book shows how the development of fabrics today is immersed in technology, sustainability and innovation. It is an essential resource for anyone interested in contemporary textile design.
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29,93 € 31,50 €

Sweet Dress Book


Fresh from Bunka, the Japanese publisher of Pattern Magic and Drape Drape, comes this stylish book for home sewers. With instructions showing how to make 23 different garments and simple step by step diagrams, this book includes 2 actual size patterns. The step by step instructions are clear and straight forward and there are photographs of all the garments. It's a must for all those who want to make their own versions of cool Japanese designs.
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18,04 € 18,99 €

Detail in Contemporary Hotel


Hotel interiors need to satisfy the imaginations of their customers and whet the appetite for a return visit or recommendation, and the design that gets the formula right will do as much to prolong the life of the business as the service delivered within the hotel. This book explores in detail 48 of the best recent hotel interior design schemes, featuring projects by leading architects from around the world. The book is divided into three sections embracing newly built and refurbished hotels as well as conversions. Each project includes photographs as well as detailed drawings and plans, where appropriate, as well as informative text describing the design concept and process. A bonus CD contains drawings featured in the book, in both eps and dwg (generic CAD) formats.
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48,44 € 50,99 €

Print & Pattern: Kids


The latest book from the cult Print & Pattern website, Print & Pattern: Kids celebrates beautiful surface design created with little people in mind. This book documents the work of the best designers in the field, featuring both successful commercial designs and previously unseen work. Children's design is an exciting marketplace, full of cute and colourful patterns, wallpaper, fabrics, clothing, ceramics, greetings cards and in fact just about anything aimed at kids (much of which will also appeal to adults). It includes work from DG Kids, Marc Boutavant, Laura Ashley, Paapii and Dan Stiles, among other top international designers.
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24,23 € 25,50 €

History of Interior Design


This classic reference presents the history of interior design from prehistory to the present. Exploring a broad range of design styles and movements, this revised and expanded edition includes coverage of non-Western design and vernacular interior architecture and features 665 photographs and drawings (color and black-and-white). The companion image bank includes an interactive presentation of periods and styles, incorporating more than 100 illustrations. A History of Interior Design is an essential resource for practicing and aspiring professionals in interior design, art history, and architecture, and general readers interested in design and the decorative arts.
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48,44 € 50,99 €

Knitwear Design


A practical guide to the dynamic revival of contemporary knitting, Knitwear Design is also a source of inspiration and advice on the latest techniques and practices. Packed with diagrams, knitwear samples and images from a wide range of contemporary designers, the book offers a practical approach to designing garments from initial research, finding sources of inspiration and developing the design, through an exploration of colour, texture and knitting techniques to constructing a garment and creating and writing a pattern. Knitwear Design also showcases the techniques that are transforming knitted textiles, such as heat treatments and painting and printing knit, and profiles the fusing of knitting, art and craft. The book includes practical tips and case studies from international designers, offering students a unique insight into the industry. Knitting is a tactile and versatile craft and Knitwear Design gives readers the knowledge and inspiration they need to create innovative and eye-catching fashion.
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27,08 € 28,50 €