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The Fashion Designer’s Sketchbook

3 Jun

The Fashion Designer’s Sketchbook is a must-have resource for both fashion students and practicing designers who wish to learn new ways of generating design ideas in order to create successful fashion collections, and who wish to develop their own creative aesthetic.

The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook

The Fashion Designer’s Sketchbook

Beautifully illustrated and filled with a vast range of inspirational and full-color design illustrations!

The Fashion Designer’s Sketchbook also features interviews with designers and industry experts

With a strong emphasis on exploratory design, this exciting resource provides readers with stimulating exercises designed to enable readers’ sketchbook work and their creative vision to shine.

Chapter 6: Innovative/Interactive Sketchbooks interview with Sonja Nesse

Why not enter our “start your career in fashion with Bloomsbury” competition

To celebrate Graduate Fashion Week we are offering you the chance to win a copy of this book.

Entries must be received by 30th June 2016.

Entries will be entered into a single draw to take place on Friday 1st July 2016.

Enter our Graduate Fashion Week 2016 Competition for the chance to a win a selection of books ‘no fashion student should be without’

We’re shining the spotlight on two core textbooks

9 May

The start of term is fast approaching, so we’re shining the spotlight on two core textbooks from the Required Reading Range. Fully illustrated and packed with case studies and commentary from international professionals and practitioners, both Visual Research and Visible Signs, are practical, visually stimulating sourcebooks for students. 


Meet this year’s EcoChic Design Award 2015/16 Winners

28 Jan

Last week the EcoChic Design Award culminated in a winner being announced live at this year’s grand final fashion show, which took place during Hong Kong Fashion Week. Bloomsbury Publishing and our imprint Fairchild Books were once again very proud to prize sponsor this event, as well as highlight its pioneering ambition to reduce waste and promote sustainability in the fashion industry. We’ve also been equally eager to reveal which of the 10 finalists walked away with the top prize…


Stitch Your Brain: The International Embroidery Project 2016

15 Jan

For the third year in a row, visual artist and medical doctor Monika Auch will be running her annual Stitch Your Brain competition, and we’re very eager to announce that we’ll once again be sponsoring this exciting project. Here we’ll be showcasing the work of previous winners, as well as revealing which books the victorious participants will receive this year.


How to: Create a surface design inspired by Marc Jacobs Fall 2015 Collection

13 Mar

A guest blog from the author of Surface Design for Fabric, Kim Irwin, with step-by-step illustrated instructions to create your own Marc Jacobs-inspired surface design!


February Flash Sale – last few hours!

20 Feb

Our 24hr flash sale is into its last five hours – grab yourself a bargain with up to 40% off site-wide!


Eye-pops, anvil drops, and giant mallets

26 Nov

It’s Penguins of Madagascar time!


Halloween Special

18 Oct

A Bloomsbury tale of dark arts. Only those who dare read on will find the freebie


2013 Textbooks Round-Up: Design

4 Oct

The first of our autumn textbook round-ups this year kicks off with what’s on offer in Design.


Long Live Letterpress

20 Sep

Guest post by author Martha Chiplis