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Burberry

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Now one of the world’s largest luxury goods companies, rivaling Gucci, Prada, and Louis Vuitton, Burberry was established in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, initially as a British manufacturer of high-quality outdoor clothing. Burberry invented...

Clothing

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

eBook

...Fabric and materials that cover the body. Clothing serves a number of functions; from providing protection and warmth, to projecting self-image and a sense of style or fashion. In consumer cultures, typography plays an important role...

T-shirt

Gavin Ambrose

Gavin Ambrose is an author, educator and practicing graphic designer whose client base includes the art sector, galleries, publishers and advertising agencies. He has written and designed numerous books on graphic design, branding and packaging. He currently teaches the Graphic Design BA at the University of Brighton. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Paul Harris

Paul Harris is a freelance writer and editor. His work has appeared extensively in magazines and journals in both the US and the UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Typography

AVA Publishing SA, 2010

eBook

...Like billboards, T-shirts have great capacity for displaying slogans and other dramatic text- and image-based content. Slogans on clothing originated as a visual political communication when designer Katherine Hamnett met former UK Prime...

Adidas

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Dassler athletic footwear company was founded in 1924 by German brothers Adolf (“Adi”) and Rudolf Dassler, and within four years Olympic athletes were wearing their products. After a fallout between the brothers in 1949, Adolf...

Apparel and Fashion Design in Taiwan

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Encyclopedia Article

...Taiwan has been the object of various phases of imperial and colonial exploitations throughout history. The development of clothing and fashion in Taiwan is entwined with its historical, political, and cultural changes. As a result of its...

Buying into the future: A case study of a Danish brand of fashionable children’s clothing

Design Culture : Objects and Approaches

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

eBook

...In the first decade of the new millennium the Danish children’s clothing industry experienced unprecedented growth and prosperity as a number of new fashion-oriented brands were launched. This chapter sets out to explore the character...

Nike

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Nike was a collaboration between Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight, track coach and team runner, respectively, at the University of Oregon in the mid-1950s. In the following decade, Bowerman established Blue Ribbon as the American distributor...

Metropolitan Museum of New York: Costume Institute (1870–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Metropolitan Museum of New York founded in 1870 currently consists of two locations: the main site at Fifth Avenue and 82nd Street at Central Park and The Cloisters and Gardens at Fort Tyron Park in northern Manhattan. It was founded...

Treacy, Philip (1967–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Treacy is an Irish milliner, Galway-born and London-based. He studied fashion in Dublin (NCAD) and millinery in London (RCA). His work is highly conceptual and straddles both art and fashion—particularly his hats, known as “head...

Silk Textiles and Clothing in Pre-Modern China

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 1 : Encyclopedia of East Asian Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Encyclopedia Article

...Textiles played a vital role in furnishing the Chinese home and, of course, in the making of clothing and accessories. Textiles in pre-modern China were primarily made of silk and hemp, while cotton came into general use in the Ming dynasty...