Textiles Today: A Global Survey of Trends and Traditions

Textiles Today: A Global Survey of Trends and Traditions

By: Chloe Colchester (author)Paperback

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Chloe Colchester's up-to-the-minute survey reveals a diverse, exciting and provocative field, one at the vanguard of extraordinary technological developments while also the source of astonishing works of beauty. From colour-changing, light-sensitive camouflage to emergency shelters of cement-impregnated fabric bonded to an inflatable plastic, from Eley Kishimoto's gorgeous patterns to the astonishing colours of Morphotex, this dazzlingly fresh sourcebook of original and inspiring designs will appeal to all designers and anyone with an interest in textiles.

About Author

A former design consultant, Chloe Colchester received a doctorate in anthropology for her research into Fijian barkcloth, and studied contemporary transformations of Polynesian cloth traditions during her tenure as a research associate at University College London. She is the author of The New Textiles: Trends and Traditions and Clothing the Pacific.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780500288030
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780500288030
  • weight: 1070
  • ISBN10: 0500288038

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