Illustration Week: Derek Brazell interviews illustrator Ronald Searle

8 Dec

Making Great Illustration

Today on Illustration Week: Derek Brazell interviews the late Ronald Searle for Making Great Illustration. You can purchase this book and more in our on-going Illustration Week sale.

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Illustration Week: Jo Davies meets illustrator collective Hvass & Hannibal

3 Dec

Making Great Illustration

Today on Illustration Week: Jo Davies interviews the Danish collective Hvass & Hannibal for her research for Making Great Illustration. You can purchase this book and more in our on-going Illustration Week sale.

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Illustration Week: Creative collaborations for illustrators in alternative art spaces

2 Dec

Illustration Week: Thinking Visually for Illustrators

Today on Illustration Week: Mark Wigan, author of Thinking Visually for Illustrators and more, writes about his experience working on creative collaborations in alternative art spaces. You can purchase his books and more titles on illustration in our on-going Illustration Week sale.

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Illustration Week: Jo Davies meets illustrator Kitty Crowther

21 Nov

Bloomsbury Illustration Week

We’re spending a week celebrating the art of illustration! Stay tuned for exclusive interviews and excerpts from some of our favorite authors and books. And that’s not all – we’re also offering a sale on every book we’re featuring.

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We’re kicking off Illustration Week with a report from Jo Davis on her interview with Kitty Crowther, written while she was compiling her research for Making Great Illustration.

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Developing Citizen Designers by Elizabeth Resnick

7 Nov

Author, educator and curator Elizabeth Resnick discusses her latest book, and how she hopes the book will enable students, educators and designers in the early stages of their careers to learn and practise design in a socially responsible manner.

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Recommend the Fashion Photography Archive to your teacher or librarian

25 Oct

Do you want access to over 750,000 high-quality runway, backstage, and street style images that have never before been published online?

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Designers – submit your projects

18 Oct

EDRA CORE Announces 2016 Call for Applications
Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA)’s Certificate of Research Excellence (CORE) is devoted to recognizing and celebrating exceptional environmental design research as applied to design projects. Under this program, CORE certificates are issued to rigorous and impactful practice-based design research that sparks innovation and promotes best practice in environmental design.

SUBMIT YOUR RESEARCH STARTING SEPT. 15, 2016

WHO SHOULD APPLY AND WHY
If you have completed a significant practice-based research project in the last two years and share EDRA’s commitment to advancing design research, you should apply to CORE as a way to show how your design research effort is making a real impact on design.

KEY DATES:
online application site opens September 15, 2016
application deadline November 1, 2016
notifications sent to applicants February 1, 2017
applicant appeals process February 1-15, 2017
Final decisions notifications sent to appeals applicants; recipients publicly acknowledged March 15, 2017
Recognition ceremony: EDRA48Madison

Download the 2016 CORE Application Brochure

QUESTIONS?
For questions regarding the CORE program, application process, and/or sponsorship, please contact EDRA Headquarters at
headquarters@edra.org

A celebration of the life and work of Peter Blundell Jones

7 Oct

Our architecture author Peter Blundell Jones very sadly passed away in August after a short illness, days before his book Architecture and Ritual was published. He will be sorely missed by all.

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The Trendmakers: Behind the Scenes of the Global Fashion Industry

5 Oct

Author Jenny Lantz considers trends from an economic and cultural perspective to add to our knowledge of the complexities of the business of fashion.  [Read on…]

Tips for planning your fashion career (from the experts!)

8 Sep

Guide to Fashion Career Planning

In Guide to Fashion Career Planning, Planning: Job Search, Résumés, and Strategies for Success, authors V. Ann Paulins and Julie L. Hillery cover everything a student needs for a successful fashion career in design, merchandising, or retail—including résumé writing, interviewing, job search strategies, internships and portfolios. We sat down with the authors for a Q&A on navigating the current fashion career landscape.

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