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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Shop our back to university sale!

7 Sep

Back to School

 

With a new academic year upon us, now is the time to peruse our excellent range of titles. And to celebrate the start of term, we’re offering a 30% discount on our print and ebooks across all subjects, including our bestselling titles*. Order your copies today and save!

US Sale | UK and Europe Sale


 

*Please note: Offer only valid on titles in stock from September 6th until midnight EDT September 30th. 30% offer excludes titles of $225 and above, and does not include pre-order titles, Fairchild Books or Reflective Teaching titles.

Out in Paperback: Fabric of Vision: Dress and Drapery in Painting

23 Aug

Stunning new edition of  ‘the late’ Anne Hollander’s classic.

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Submit a proposal to Fairchild Interior Design

17 Aug

Fairchild Books welcomes proposal submissions for its Interior Design and Interior Architecture List. We are seeking leading educators and designers capable of synthesizing complex areas of knowledge in their fields, and creating textbooks and teaching materials that are accessible and easily incorporated into course curriculum. Topics may include building and control systems, commercial design and residential design, design theory, global practices, lighting, professional practices, and sustainability.

For more information and to receive guidelines for proposal submission, please contact Wendy.Fuller@bloomsbury.com