Archive | June, 2012

Graduate Profile, Textile Design – Kate Lynch

28 Jun

New digital technologies have transformed the landscape of fashion design, particularly when it comes to printed textile design. Recently, fashion has seen designers such as Mary Katrantzou making colourful and eclectic prints their signature style. Printed textiles are flavour of the year in the fashion world – to the extent that at the recent Graduate Fashion Week, Julien Macdonald voiced his opinion that the print market is currently ‘saturated’. But many young designers are experimenting with digital, trying out new software and pushing the boundaries of what can be achieved when you move away from traditional methods. Kate Lynch has just graduated with a wholly digital collection. Kate will be selling her work at New Designers and Indigo.


New! The Fundamentals of Fashion Design, 2nd ed.

21 Jun

The Fundamentals of Fashion Design, 2nd ed. offers an exciting and inspirational introduction to the key elements of fashion design.  […]

GFW ’12 mannequin competition entries!

20 Jun

Feast your eyes on the entries for the AVA mannequin competition at this year’s Graduate Fashion Week!

AVA and Urban Outfitters at GFW!

7 Jun

An exciting announcement about our competition this year at Graduate Fashion Week…


New! The Fundamentals of Architecture (second edition)

6 Jun

The Fundamentals of Architecture (second edition) has arrived and we have taken some pictures to give a taste of the contents. If you have a general interest in architectural styles and want to know more, or are considering a career in architecture, or just like books about buildings, read on…


New! Basics Graphic Design 02: Design Research – Investigation for successful creative solutions

6 Jun

Design Research has arrived! Get a flavour of the book with photos of some of our favourite pages.