The Visual Dictionary of Architecture (Paperback)

By Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris, Sally Stone

AVA Publishing, 9782940373543, 288pp.

Publication Date: February 5, 2008

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From A-line to yukata, from batik to yoke, "The Visual Dictionary of Fashion" explores and explains the many terms used in the fashion industry. Each term is defined and put in context to give the reader a clear understanding of fashion terminology. More than 270 common fashion terms are explained and illustrated, from practical day-to-day words such as lapel, pattern, and crewelwork to conceptual terms such as postmodernism. "The Visual Dictionary of Fashion" is like having a personal translator for rag-trade shop talk.
* More than 270 entries in visual format
* Clear, concise sourcebook
* Handy take-along format

About the Author

Gavin Ambrose, a graphic designer, is the author and designer of books on branding, packaging, and editorial design. He lives in Kent, UK.

Paul Harris is a freelance writer, journalist, and editor, and an author on books about packaging design and design principles. He lives in Chile.