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Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design: From Fashion to Fine Jewellery (Basics Fashion Design)

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Publisher Comments:

Jewelry Design provides a guide to the design process and jewelry design best practice. It is an inspiring and informative tool for getting started in this field of study.
 
The book explores how to find inspiration and collate research; how to assess historical references and trends and translate them into contemporary designs. It explains how the design process evolves. It demonstrates that even on a small budget it is possible to carve out a niche in this exciting genre.
 
Elizabeth Galton gives an insight into the working lives of jewelry designers. It covers the skills needed by an independent designer, such as dealing with customers, press and buyers, and marketing. It looks at brand designers, consultants and working as part of a design team. The book advises on the varied career paths available. 
 
Illustrated with images of outstanding jewelry and international designers, the book will appeal to undergraduates, recent professionals and jewelry enthusiasts.
 

Synopsis:

Jewelry Design explores a growing market for both designers and consumers, as fashion jewelry is now an integral part of the international fashion industry at all levels.
With chapters on producing a collection, developing a brief, international markets, ethics and sustainability and the future of the industry, this is an accessible introduction to a dynamic subject.
Each chapter is underpinned with interviews, case studies and activities to ensure readers are given a practical and inspirational introduction to the world of fashion jewelry.

Synopsis:

Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design explores how inspiration and research can be used to build a jewellery collection. It gives an overview of how the design process evolves, and demonstrates that even on a limited budget it is possible to carve out a niche in this exciting genre.

Each chapter includes interviews with some of the world's most famous jewellery designers, giving an insight into the creative process and exploring their brands. Projects and case studies ensure that students are given a practical and inspirational introduction to the world of jewellery design.

Synopsis:

Jewelry Design provides a guide to the design process and best practice.

The book explores how to find inspiration and collate research; how to assess historical references and trends and translate them into contemporary designs. It explains how the design process evolves. It demonstrates that even on a limited budget it is possible to carve out a niche in this exciting and ever-evolving genre.

Illustrated with visual examples of outstanding jewelry and international designers working in each sector of the industry, the book will appeal to undergraduates, recent professionals and jewelry enthusiasts.

 

About the Author

Elizabeth Galton is a celebrated British creative talent. Former Creative Director of Links of London, Elizabeth successfully modernized the brand's design. Elizabeth has consulted for many high-profile brands including Swarovski, Liberty and Harvey Nichols. She is a graduate of the Royal College of Art and visiting lecturer at the University of the Arts, the London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martins. She was appointed an official ambassador for London Jewellery Week in 2011.

Table of Contents

                                                                           

Introduction                                                     

 

Chapter 1 A Brief History of Jewelry
The origins of jewelry
Jewelry history                                
Case study: Jacqueline Cullen
Case study: Tomasz Donocik
Interview: Lalique ­- Anne Kazuro-Guionnet
Interview: Erickson Beamon
Contextual study: Researching and translating a historical or cultural reference
 
Chapter 2 Jewelry Styles                     
Jewelry categories         
Catwalk jewelry                                               
Fine jewelry                                                        
Fashion jewelry
Ethical practice
Case study: Pippa Small
New technologies
Interview: Stephen Webster
Interview: Lara Bohinc
Contextual study: The customer
                                                                 
Chapter 3 Essential Research
Sources of inspiration
Interview: Katie Hillier  
Archiving
Customer research        
Moodboards
Interview: Theo Fennell
Interview: Shaun Leane
Contextual study: Creating a moodboard
                                                 
Chapter 4 Design Creation 
The design brief
Designing from your research
Computer aided design
Designing a balanced collection
Interview: Dorothee Pugnet
Interview: Maeve Gillies
Contextual study: Project management
               
Chapter 5 Design Development and Realisation
Design development
Materials and sourcing 
Pricing designs                 
Sampling
Interview: Chris Tague
Case study: Kasia Piechocka
Contextual study: Design realisation
 
Chapter 6 Marketing
Creating a look book
Portfolio
Photographing designs
Branding
Communications
Case study: Juliet Rowe
Interview: Nathalie Mallet
Contextual study: Creating a look book
                                               
Chapter 7 A Career in Jewelry
Training               
Contemporary designer
Brand designer
Product developer
Design collaborations
Design consultancy
Contextual study: Getting started
 
 
Glossary
Bibliography
Further Resources
Index
Working with ethics                                       
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9782940411948
Author:
Galton, Elizabeth
Publisher:
Fairchild Books & Visuals
Author:
ton, Elizabeth
Author:
Gal,
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Basics Fashion Design
Publication Date:
20121131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
200
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.5 in 1.1 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,
Jewelry Design explores a growing market for both designers and consumers, as fashion jewelry is now an integral part of the international fashion industry at all levels.
With chapters on producing a collection, developing a brief, international markets, ethics and sustainability and the future of the industry, this is an accessible introduction to a dynamic subject.
Each chapter is underpinned with interviews, case studies and activities to ensure readers are given a practical and inspirational introduction to the world of fashion jewelry.
"Synopsis" by ,
Basics Fashion Design 10: Jewellery Design explores how inspiration and research can be used to build a jewellery collection. It gives an overview of how the design process evolves, and demonstrates that even on a limited budget it is possible to carve out a niche in this exciting genre.

Each chapter includes interviews with some of the world's most famous jewellery designers, giving an insight into the creative process and exploring their brands. Projects and case studies ensure that students are given a practical and inspirational introduction to the world of jewellery design.

"Synopsis" by ,
Jewelry Design provides a guide to the design process and best practice.

The book explores how to find inspiration and collate research; how to assess historical references and trends and translate them into contemporary designs. It explains how the design process evolves. It demonstrates that even on a limited budget it is possible to carve out a niche in this exciting and ever-evolving genre.

Illustrated with visual examples of outstanding jewelry and international designers working in each sector of the industry, the book will appeal to undergraduates, recent professionals and jewelry enthusiasts.

 

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