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How To Get What You Want Mika Satomi and Hannah Perner-Wilson (Kobakant) 2007 DIY, fabric, LED, workshop, wearable technology, sensor, social
The site documents the range of wearable technology and soft circuit solutions that we have developed for our own practice since 2007. Many interesting techniques and possibilities never make it into a finished project. The site also contains collections of material and tool resources and example projects that explain the integration of individual solutions for smaller projects, aimed at showcasing what is possible and how it is possible.
London College of Fashion (University of the Art-London-Central St Martins) technology, fashion production, fashion marketing, textile design, consultancy, research, fashion education, students, arts, college, school, creativity, clothing, collections
London College of Fashion is the only college in the UK to specialise in fashion education, research and consultancy. We offer a unique portfolio of courses that aim to reflect the breadth of opportunity available in this vibrant industry.
Stone Island Carlo Rivetti (Stone Island/C.P. Company) 1982 classic, high tech material, sport style, fashion, brand, wearable, fibres, fabrics, garments, textile
Since the label was born in 1982, the aim of Stone Island has been to design innovative top line collections in the sportswear panorama, with a high concern in function and use of the garments. Stone Island has undertaken innovative research into fibres and textiles never previously used in the clothing industry. The production procedures are often adapted from completely different industrial sectors and when applied to clothing, instead of standardizing production they produce unrepeatable garments.
Understanding Fashion History Valerie Cumming 2004 book, fashion history, plates, photographs, paintings, drawings, dress, fabric, textile, materials
A much-needed overview of aspects of fashion history and how to understand it with clear, jargon-free text to help all lay readers, collectors, as well as students of fashion history. The author is a leading authority on fashion history with experience as a writer, teacher and curator. Illustrated throughout with plates, photographs, paintings and drawings, the book is divided up into the following chapters: What is dress, and how and why is it studied? Theories of dress and fashion and how they have evolved; Collections of dress and textiles and their importance as a source of information about social and technological change; Dress in art and dress as art; Dress as an indicator of role and status; Dress and cultural imperialism: absorption of non-Western ideas in fabric and the imposition of Western dress in preference to indigenous styles.
Willem de Kooning academie (Hogeschool Rotterdam) haute couture, ready to wear, fashion design, conceptualised collections, physical garments, design, academy, school, students, university, master
Alongside exclusive Ć«haute coutureĆ­, ready-to-wear commercial collections for larger or smaller target groups are nowadays becoming increasingly more important in fashion design. Ready-to-wear commercial collections enable consumer groups to communicate their own identities. In their work, fashion designers apply their creative and critical vision to reflect on current developments in their profession and in society at large.