Computers and electronic technology have become so small that they can be woven into fabrics. Readers will discover new processes, integrate visual information with text, and learn technical word meanings as they find out how makers are creating interesting new inventions from e-textiles.
Techno Textiles 2 highlights advanced textiles in production: fabrics that shrink or expand to the desired size; textiles developed from carbon, steel, glass, and ceramics; materials that protect the wearer from environmental extremes on earth and in space.
This book showcases a selection of textile designs from all over the world, presented in feature interviews with visionary young designers who describe their output and inspirations, which signal new directions in textile practice and forms and fibre technologies.
Textile Futures highlights recent works from key practitioners and examines the changing role of textiles. Recent developments present new technical possibilities that are beginning to redefine textiles as a uniquely multidisciplinary field of innovation and research.
Textile Messages focuses on the emerging field of electronic textiles, or e-textiles, articles of clothing, home furnishings, or architectures that include embedded computational and electronic elements. This book introduces a collection of tools that enable novices to create and learn with e-textiles.
Step-by-step exercises cover ways to find inspiration, develop observation techniques and create fashion drawings. Also covers how to understand figure proportions, plan and design garments, and create and assess flat specification drawings.
Offers a perspective on the basic principles and practices of contemporary drawing styles, applied to a fashion context. Describes the process of fashion drawing, offers advice on the selection of materials and media, through to their different uses and applications.
This book explains the basics of making a technical drawing, starting with the standard format and tools, followed by step-to-step instructions on drawing different garments. Includes techniques for rendering textiles and adding individual style to drawings.