These appraisals of fifty influential figures in fashion design (with entries included on Coco Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld and Cristobel Balenciaga) applies interesting graphics and diagrams in its presentation of their achievements and legacies.
Concept stores are about discovery and experience. In a world of options, these stores pull together products from different lines and brands, odds and ends, to weave a story or cultivate a way of living that inspires. To keep it fresh and interesting, regular updates and narrative display help purvey this attitude, and a well-designed branding scheme solidifies their philosophy. In recognising the true power of design, the 60 concept stores and pop-ups featured in BRANDLife: Concept stores & pop-ups demonstrate how fashionable graphic identities and interiors help put forward lifestyle ideas beyond what their products are originally designed for. The showcase will examine retail settlements with diverse focuses, from food and fashion to a total lifestyle, that trades utilitarian products and cultural offerings.
The companion volume to viction:ary´s upcoming publication ´´Palette 01: Black & White - New Monochrome Graphics´´, ´´Palette 02: Multicolour - New Rainbow-Hued Graphics´´ looks at the most engaging use of color in print design, packaging, installations, fashion, and architecture. While other color books have focused on the use of a single color in a design, ´´Multicolour - New Rainbow-Hued Graphics´´ concerns itself with the harmonious or dischordant - but always stunning - interplay of multiple colors in a design. The sheer resourcefulness of the featured designers is evident in this collection of cleverly manipulated graphic elements and forms. Projects within include screenprinted restaurant interior walls, reimagined color wheels, delicate yarn installations, tea canisters in every pantone shade, and even an entire neighborhood of multistory buildings in Brazil connected by painted color rays winding around the dwelling exteriors.
Das Thema der Designrechte wird von Kobuss und Bretz erstmals umfassend und praxisbezogen, mit spannenden Strategien und nachvollziehbaren Vorgehensweisen bearbeitet. Aus der Sicht alltäglicher Rechtsfragen werden unkonventionelle, aber wirkungsvolle Lösungen und Ansätze für die eigene Nutzung, Gestaltung und Formulierung vermittelt. An easy-to-understand guide for designers on the legal topics that deeply affect their everyday professional activities, Become a Successful Designer provides designers with ways to protect and handle their intellectual property rights. Focus groups are all kinds of designers of the product, interior, fashion, communications, and graphics. Wie sollen Designer in ihrer Akquisition rechtlich vorgehen? Wie können sie ihre Entwürfe im Rahmen von Präsentationen schützen? Was tun, wenn ein Interessent Vorlagen ohne Zustimmung des Urhebers verwendet? Wie verhandelt der Designer Aufträge und Lizenzen? Die Kreativität dieser Berufsgruppe ist ihr Kapital: Die Sicherung ihrer Rechtsansprüche führt sie zum wirtschaftlichen Erfolg. Dieses Thema wird von Kobuss und Bretz erstmals umfassend und praxisbezogen bearbeitet - mit spannenden Strategien und nachvollziehbaren Vorgehensweisen. Aus der Sicht alltäglicher Rechtsfragen werden unkonventionelle, aber wirkungsvolle Lösungen und Ansätze für die eigene Nutzung, Gestaltung und Formulierung vermittelt. Ein besonderes Gewicht liegt auf den Fragestellungen in internationaler Hinsicht, die durch die Globalisierung auch im Design immer relevanter werden. Die Darbietung gliedert sich in drei Hauptteile: Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen und Nutzung von Designrechten (NUTZEN); Designrechte (GESTALTEN); Vertragsrecht (FORMULIEREN).
A curatorial realisation of Hong Kong creative excellence, homegrown veteran designers Alan Chan and Stanley Wong (anothermountainman) spent two years from conception to completion for the inaugural exhibition of Very Hong Kong Very Hong Kong. From filmography to public signage typefaces, nearly 200 exhibits pay tribute to classic and modern cultural creations in 11 creative categories, covering both current pop culture imagery and era-defining art and media products, accompanied with talks, workshops and film screenings. Published to accompany the exhibition, this richly-illustrated catalogue presents the iconic works extracted from the fields of graphics and publication, photography, product and toy, fashion, music, film, space, architecture, media, advertising, and comic and illustration. Texts by designer and curator Amy Chow illuminates the significance of Hong Kong culture in art and the impact of the art in daily life.
Études is a fresh and a comprehensive look at a hot fashion-and-art at collective, documenting its evolution into an arbiter of contemporary cool. Based in Paris and Brooklyn, Etudes is one of most innovative brands in fashion and street wear today. With a look dominated by bold graphics and a sleek, relaxed silhouette intended for both men and women, the brand´s unique, transatlantic style has drawn a young, sophisticated following. Established in 2012 by Aurélien Arbet and Jérémie Egry, Études´ star rose rapidly, making it on the official calendar of Paris Fashion Week less that two years after its founding. Occupying a role more in keeping with insurgent Japanese brands from Harajuku, Études is a fashion label, a creative agency and publishing house with a focus on art & photography. With a goal of becoming a total lifestyle label, the brand´s approach is demanding, coherent, consistent and resolutely contemporary. This book presents the wide array of fashion, art, and style that Études has facilitated since its founding. Filled with over 200 photographs and illustrations documenting work and collaborations with highly applauded artists and brands including Kara Walker, Ari Marcopoulus, RETROSUPERFUTURE, Devonte Hynes, Matthew Chambers, Mark Gonzales as well as a selection of interviews and essays commissioned specially for this book, Études is an engaging volume that highlights an ethic of collaboration that is one of the most fashion-forward of any contemporary fashion and street wear labels.
These nostalgic Limited Edition Barbie Notebooks celebrate the legendary doll on the cover and flyleaves, while making space for you to fashion your very own ideas and ambitions on the pages inside. Each notebook focuses on and expands a different iconic element from Barbie´s long and stylish history. Choose the notebook that fits with your memories, then simply accessorise with the words of your choice. This notebook has a hard cover with themed graphics and details, rounded corners, elastic closure; includes a sheet of themed stickers, ribbon bookmark, expandable inner pocket in cardboard and cloth with themed endpapers. Large sized 21 x 13 cm, with ruled pages.
A fascinating glimpse into design behind the Iron Curtain, revealed through the products and graphics of everyday Soviet life This captivating survey of Soviet design from 1950 to 1989 features more than 350 items from the Moscow Design Museum´s unique collection. From children´s toys, homewares, and fashion to posters, electronics, and space-race ephemera, each object reveals something of life in a planned economy during a fascinating time in Russia´s history. Organized into three chapters - Citizen, State, and World - the book is a micro-to-macro tour of the functional, kitsch, politicized, and often avant-garde designs from this largely undocumented period.
The influence of traditional motifs in Chinas visual identity continues to be a source of inspiration for todays designers who incorporate updated versions into their finished designs to reflect cultural continuity and an awareness of the past. Chinese Motifs in Contemporary Design collects numerous examples of these ancient decorative elements and combines them with modern examples of their use in branding, packaging, promotion, fashion and more. From face makeup for the Chinese Opera to paper cutting, New Year paintings and auspicious patterns, or animal and plant motifs, the variety is staggering with over 700 individual graphics. Includes interviews with a select few designers and design studios.
The love of fast cars has exploded - from a rebellious underground pastime it has become a huge worldwide cult - spawning its own sub cultures in music, art and fashion. Ten years in the making Speedseekers is the ultimate book on the world of Hot rods and Kustom Kulture. Author Alexandra Lier has spent a decade at the epicenter of the scene from the drag strips of Bakersfield to the Bonneville Salt Flats to Los Angeles´ most devotional garages, revving engines and burning rubber with the worlds foremost mechanics, racers and adrenaline junkies. Not just for gear heads, Speedseekers covers the music, the artists and pinstripers, and of course the pin-up girls. Peek under hoods and into interiors and meet the fascinating characters that have devoted their lives to the pursuit of the ultimate rush. Full color photographs and graphics throughout. More exciting than a nitro burning supercharged Hemi.