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The Fashion Design Course

Principles, Practice and Techniques

Steven Faerm

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A revised and updated edition of this essential practical foundation course in fashion design

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Becoming a successful fashion designer involves understanding a wide variety of core principles. This foundation course is an ideal introduction for students, dressmakers and anyone interested in the creative side of fashion. Step-by-step tutorials, practical exercises and inspirational interviews with industry professionals teach you how to create your own unique fashion design collections.

This book concludes with practical advice for anyone considering a career in fashion, offering ideas on building a portfolio, preparing for interviews and continuing on a path to a professional career.

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'An insightful guide'

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Book Details

Format: Paperback

Edition Type: Revised

Size: 22.2 x 22.2 cm

Extent: 160 pp

Publication date: 2 November 2017

ISBN: 9780500293461

Contents List

Introduction • Historical Beginnings • Markets, Muses and Messages • Design Foundations • Developing your Design Process • Sample Assignments • The Professional World • Resources

About the Author

Steven Faerm is the BFA Director of Fashion Design at ParsonsThe New School for Design in NewYork City. He has worked for such designers as Donna Karan and Marc Jacobs.