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Fashion-led Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Fashion is the expression of change and individual identity. Historically, the garment industry has followed four distinct periods: spring, summer, fall, and winter. These periods respond to the specific needs of the customers for certain...

Appropriation

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The most common meaning of the term appropriation is the deliberate act of using preexisting sources such as objects, images, or any cultural element to recontextualize them with little to no modification into commercial products or new...

Apollinaire, Guillaume (1880–1918)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Guillaume Apollinaire was born Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzsky in Rome on August 26, 1880, to a Polish noblewoman Angélique Alexandrine Kostrowitzky and an unknown father. Raised in the south of France, he eventually moved to Paris...

Recyclability

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...In an era of disposability and planned obsolescence, recycling is an eco-conscious practice which reduces global carbon footprint in two ways. First, by minimizing the volume of waste generated, and second, by lowering the consumption...

Upcycling

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Upcycling is the process of repurposing waste materials and discarded products into new materials and products by giving them an equal or higher value than their original use. Also called creative reuse, upcycling is the positive...

Appadurai, Arjun (1949–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Arjun Appadurai, an Indian sociocultural anthropologist, regarded as a leading figure in globalization studies, was born in 1949 in Mumbai, India. In the late 1960s, he went to the United States to pursue a BA in History at Brandeis...

Cultural Authenticity

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The term authenticity comes from the Greek words autos (self) and hentes (prepared). In common English, authentic is often associated with a series of positive assessments that includes pure, honest, sincere, real, valid, and true...

Wearable Technologies

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Wearable technologies are any type of electronic equipment that can be worn on the body as an accessory or integrated into a garment. The devices may be placed on the head, the ears, the eyes, the torso, the arms, or the wrists...

Quilting

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Quilting is a centuries-old textile technique that combines three layers of fabric stitched together: a fabric for the cover, a layer of insular material in between, and a fabric for the backing. The term “quilt” is derived from the Latin...