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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?


Preview: Fashion Victims and The Dress Detective

21 Aug

We’ve just seen advances of Fashion Victims (Sept) and The Dress Detective (Nov), and boy they look beautiful! Whet your appetite with our exclusive previews and pics right here. […]

A Sneak Peek at the Fashion Photography Archive

21 Jul

The Fashion Photography Archive contains over 600,000 catwalk, backstage and street style images digitized for the first time, which means that you will not find these anywhere else online! The full Archive launches in 2016, but we’re giving you lucky blog readers a sneak peek. […]

Sneak Peek: Fairchild Books on Bloomsbury Fashion Central

27 Jan

A sneak peak of our brand new platform for Fairchild Books fashion textbooks is just after the jump… […]

Announcing Bloomsbury Fashion Central

8 Oct

Bloomsbury Fashion Central delivers instant access to scholarly research, iconic images, and quality textbooks in fashion and textiles. Fairchild Books’ dynamic STUDIOs, the Fairchild Books Library, and the Fashion Photography Archive will be a complete and comprehensive resource for every fashion scholar when paired with the newly rebranded Berg Fashion Library (exclusively distributed by Oxford University Press).

Interested? Register to get updates and free trials. 


Pattern Cutting: The Architecture of Fashion

23 Nov

We are having SO MUCH FUN in the office today. A meeting about supplementary materials turned into a discussion about a fashion competition for students in the form of a creative brief, which turned into a pattern cutting class using the image files from our new book Pattern Cutting: The Architecture of Fashion


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.  […]

Graduate Profile, Graphic Design – Ally Carter

22 May

For our latest graduate profile, we spoke to Ally Carter about some of her most successful student projects – several of which feature in Design Research, the latest title in our Basics Graphic Design series.


Coming Soon! The Fundamentals of Architecture, 2ND ED

20 Apr

Are you fascinated by buildings and structures and the way in which people interact with spaces? Do you love sketching and observing the world around you? Maybe you really enjoy creating 3D models and objects? If so, the life of an architect could be for you. If you want to find out more about the fundamental principles of architecture, AVA’s second edition of The Fundamentals of Architecture is the perfect place to start. Read on to find out more about this title and to see a sneak preview of some spreads!


Book launch! First title in AVA’s new Basics Fashion Management series

10 Apr

Basics Fashion Management 01: Concept to Customer just got off to rather a glamorous start with a book launch at the V&A Reading Rooms in London.