Tag Archives: design

Remembering John Heskett

9 Aug

Clive Dilnot blogs about his friend, the design historian John Heskett, and assesses Heskett’s contribution to the field of design history.

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Developing a Fashion Collection

8 Jun

“In the professional world, knowledge of the industry you work in is paramount for success. You need to know every name in this book.” – Todd Lynn, Fashion Designer

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Zero Waste Fashion Design

6 Jun

Written by two industry leading pioneers, Timo Rissanen and Holly McQuillan, the book offers flexible strategies and easy-to-master zero waste techniques to help you develop your own cutting edge fashion designs.


Click on the book jacket and hit PREVIEW to read interviews with Winifred Aldrich, fashion author (UK) and Rickard Lindqvist, fashion designer (Sweden)

Zero Waste Fashion Design combines research and practice to introduce a crucial sustainable fashion design approach.

Sample flat patterns and more than 20 exercises will reinforce your understanding of the zero waste fashion design process.

Beautifully illustrated interviews with high-profile, innovative designers, including Winifred Aldrich, Rickard Lindqvist and Yeohlee Teng, show the stunning garments produced by zero waste fashion design

Why not enter our a “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’

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’

Emotional Wellbeing of the Creative Soul: Back to the basics

31 May

The 2nd part of a series of blog posts written ‘exclusively’ for Graduate Fashion Week by Samata […]

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. 

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Style icon: David Bowie and the creation of Ziggy Stardust

21 Jan

This week on the blog, we’re paying tribute to the iconic and ever-evolving style of David Bowie, by taking a look at the creation of Ziggy Stardust…

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Up to 50% off in our festive sale

2 Dec

Black Friday, Cyber Monday … nah. We just do a good old-fashioned sale instead. It’s time to grab a bargain!

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Meet the team: a 1-minute interview with …

20 Nov

Did you enjoy our previous post, and getting to know a bit more about the lovely Emily?

It is now time to meet Georgia, who – in her own words – gets to spend her time watching cartoons and reading about the latest video games.

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Bloomsbury talks to Anna Moran & Sorcha O’Brien

30 Sep

October sees the publication of Love Objects, the first anthology on the concept of ‘love’ to interrogate across a range of contexts its design and other material manifestations. Editors Anna Moran and Sorcha O’Brien are now revealing what’s behind the book.

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