This superb, comprehensive sourcebook features over 500 splendid motifs adapted from elegant brocades. It includes colorful block prints and woven designs inspired by nature — trees, leaves, flowers, buds, animals and birds.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh's (Scottish, 1868-1928) textile designs are not widely known—unlike his architecture, furniture, and watercolors. Fortunately, many of his original drawings for textile designs, made between 1915 and 1923, have survived and are presented in this book, an expanded and revised edition of Mackintosh: Textile Designs (John Murray, 1982). Roger Billcliffe is a noted expert on Scottish art and on Mackintosh in particular. His previous books include Mackintosh Watercolours (Taplinger, 1978); Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings and Interior Designs (Taplinger, 1979), and Mackintosh Furniture (1984).
Faithfully reproduced from a valuable 19th-century portfolio, this singular volume includes over 200 designs celebrating the rich textile traditions of many historic cultures. From ancient Egypt to 18th-century France, full-color motifs feature mythological figures, harvest scenes, elaborate florals, geometric elements, winding vines and leaves, and more.
Hearings Before Subcommittee on Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, First Session on H. R. 2860, a Bill to Provide Protection for Designs for Textile Fabrics . .
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary
Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design (isbn# 9780972731775) was created as a textile design tutorial. In our book you will learn step by step techniques for creating color combinations, color reduction, repeats, tonal (watercolor) designs and simple woven effects for textiles. using Adobe Photoshop. With the book we also include a CD with Color charts and practice images. The book Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design is a collection of lessons that progress from simple everyday techniques and settings to more advanced techniques that will enable the designer to tackle the most challenging design work. Everything is explained in a simple uniform manner so that nothing is overwhelming to the textile designer just learning computer aided design and so that the more experienced designer can grasp key concepts more quickly. Origin inc. is a textile design studio that uses Adobe Photoshopâ for its designing exclusively. As with any design software there are many ways to achieve the desired end effects. Our book "Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design" provides instructions on many tried and true textile design techniques that the Origin inc. design studio uses every day. Photoshop for Textile Design is self published by Origin inc. It's 219 pages of tutorials and is spiral bound for ease of use. As equally important as the book itself is the CD that's included with the book. It contains practice images that correspond to the lessons in the book. These include weaves, textile images to color reduce, bodies & objects to photo drape textiles on and 36 pages of color charts so that you can match colors accurately. More then just a tutorial Adobe Photoshop for Textile Design is a complete learning system. Instructions are given for Adobe Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud) however this book will work well with Adobe Photoshop versions 7.0 through CS6.
Designers in the textile industry have a wide range of roles and responsibilities and are frequently required to make design decisions throughout the manufacturing process. This very practical handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the role of the textile designer within the textile industry. It deals with the all aspects of the design process from the beginning – from how to go about attracting clients through range planning and development to presentation. It firmly locates the work of the textile designer within the wider context of the global textile and clothing industries and considers the process of design for both freelance and in-house designers. Commercial considerations are also covered, together with trend forecasting and the factors influencing purchasing decisions. Based on the author's experience as a textile designer in industry and as a lecturer at UMIST, Manchester, UK, this book covers the entire textile design process from briefing through initial ideas, research and design development, to finished fabrics being sold to garment manufacturers and to retail. The Handbook of textile design is an invaluable reference for students of textile design as well as buyers and merchandisers of textile products, and anyone requiring an understanding of the textile design process. The range and diversity of textile design techniques available to the designer The professional practice of running a textile design studio How design work is carried out from the initial brief all the way through to invoicing the client
A textile design begins on paper and ends printed on cloth. Every step in that process is covered in this volume for fashion and interior designers, artists and students. Printing methods, career tips, and a wide range of traditional and contemporary textile designs are included.