Bloomsbury Visual Arts - BAVA Fashion and Textiles
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Whether you’re researching new ideas, developing your first collection, or looking for ways to design with zero waste, our fashion design titles offer the complete guide to one of the most exciting and dynamic creative industries. But it doesn’t end there, there’s also guidance on sourcing and designing textiles, and insight into visual merchandising and fashion buying.

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Zero Waste Fashion Design
Fashion Promotion in Practice
The Fundamentals of Fashion Design
Pattern Cutting: The Architecture of Fashion
Fashion Buying
Fashion and Textile Design with Photoshop and Illustrator

Key terms and concepts

The Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design

Discipline overviews

The Fundamentals of Digital Fashion Marketing    |    The Fundamentals of Fashion Design    |    The Fundamentals of Fashion Management    |    The Fundamentals of Printed Textile Design

Introductions to key topics 


A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion    |    Fashion Styling    |    Basics Fashion Design 09: Designing Accessories    |    Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design    |   Construction for Fashion Design    |    Developing a Fashion Collection    |    Fashion Drawing    |    Knitwear    |    Menswear    |    Research and Design for Fashion    |    Sewing Techniques    |    Textiles and Fashion 


Sourcing Ideas for Textile Design


A Practical Guide to the Fashion Industry    |    Fashion Promotion    |   Fashion Buying    |    An Introduction to Fashion Retailing    |   Visual Merchandising for Fashion

Topics in depth

Designing with Smart Textiles    |    Fashion and Textile Design with Photoshop and Illustrator    |    Fashion Design: The Complete Guide    |    Fashion Designer's Resource Book    |    Fashion Promotion in Practice    |    Fashion Thinking    |    Machine Stitch    |    Marketing Fashion Footwear    |    Menswear Trends    |    Pattern Cutting   |    Patternmaking for Jacket and Coat Design    |    Social Media for Fashion Marketing    |    Sourcing and Selecting Textiles for Fashion    |    The Fashion Designer's Sketchbook    |    Zero Waste Fashion Design