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Design Basics for Apparel, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Virginia Elsasser, Julia Sharp

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 30, 2012

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For courses in fashion design or fashion merchandising.


Design Basics for Apparel is a handbook for students and professionals in the fashion industry who need a good understanding of visual design. The book provides valuable information for fashion design and merchandising students, encouraging readers to consider the elements and principles of design as a whole with emphasis on the emotional and physical effect of clothing.  

Table of Contents

1.      Introduction to the Aspects of Design

2.      Space

3.      Line

4.      Shape and Form

5.      Light

6.      Color

7.      Texture

8.      Repetition

9.      Emphasis

10.  Balance

11.  Scale and Proportion

12.  Unity and Harmony

13.  Specialized Application in Apparel Design

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$47.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-266398-4