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Cover art shortlisted for AOI Illustration Awards

23 May

Exciting news about the new Creative Careers title for illustration students!


Bloomsbury flash sale announced!

20 Feb

On Thursday 21st February 2013 there will be a flash sale on www.Bloomsbury.com!


AVA rebrand and new website!

13 Feb

Important brand changes for AVA Publishing and Fairchild Books


Happy new year!

2 Jan

We have had a good start to 2013 with a nice review of The Publishing Business from Publisher’s Choice.


December update and happy holidays from AVA!

21 Dec

2012 has been a time of upheaval at AVA.


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! Jewellery Design by Elizabeth Galton

5 Nov

Jewellery Design: From Fashion to Fine Jewellery


New! Basics Fashion Design 09: Designing Accessories by John Lau

29 Aug

We’re very excited to have the eagerly anticipated advances of Basics Fashion Design 09: Designing Accessories by John Lau sitting in the office…from bags, footwear, jewellery and millinery, plus a whole chapter on small accessories (eyewear, scarves, ties, wristwatches, belts and gloves) we hope everyone interested in accessories design will find this an inspiring and informative read.


New! The Fundamentals of Illustration (second edition)

16 Jul

For all those who have been waiting patiently…The Fundamentals of Illustration (second edition) has now arrived!


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.