Fashion, Design and Technology
By (author) Bradley Quinn
Normal Price: $180.00
Your Price: $162.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $18.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $8.10 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Textile Futures by Bradley Quinn
Book DescriptionTextiles connect a variety of practices and traditions, ranging from the refined couture garments of Parisian fashion to the high-tech filaments strong enough to hoist a satellite into space. High-performance fabrics are being reconceived as immersive webs, structural networks and information exchanges, and their ability to interface with technology is changing how the human body is experienced and how the urban environment is built. Today, textiles reveal their capacity to transform our world more than any other material. 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. This book is an important tool for any textile practitioner, fashion designer, architect, interior designer or student designer interested in following new developments in the field of textiles, seeking new sustainable sources, or just eager to discover new works that reveal the potency of textiles as an ultramaterial.
Buy Textile Futures book by Bradley Quinn from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781845208073
(254mm x 178mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Berg Publishers
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 30-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bradley Quinn
Textile Visionaries, Hardback (May 2013)
This book showcases new work from over 35 of today's most forward-thinking textile designers, featuring surface designs, highly-structured textures and striking silhouettes.
Fashion Futures, Hardback (March 2012)
Fashion Futures is a wide ranging survey of the visionary clothing designs, new materials, cutting-edge technologies and emerging trends shaping the future of fashion. It features interviews with leading designers and trend forecasters and includes a directory of practioners and researchers at the forefront of fashion technology and design.
Boot, Hardback (September 2010)View all books by Bradley Quinn
"The Boot" is an elegant showcase of cutting-edge boots from around the world, designed by the world's greatest footwear designers. The book explores the obsession, the fetish and the fashions associated with this iconic form of footwear.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Textile Futures book by Bradley Quinn and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Bradley Quinn
Bradley Quinn is an author, journalist and independent scholar with expertise in fashion, textiles and design. His books include Techno Fashion, The Fashion of Architecture, Chinese Style, Scandinavian Style and Mid-century Modern. As his survey of fashion and textile technology charts recent developments, Quinn explores the furthermost boundaries of what the new generation of textiles can achieve.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.