Word & Image.  Art, Books and Design: from the National Art Library Edited by Rowan Watson, Elizabeth James and Julius Bryant. I first saw this lovely book in the V&A bookshop and decided it was a ‘must buy’ for our …

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Graphic Design School by David Dabna, Sandra Stewart and Eric Zempol This week’s book choice is all about graphic design.  The library has older editions in stock but this fifth edition includes specific advice on digital imaging techniques, motion graphics …

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20th Century Fashion: 100 Years of Apparel Ads by Jim Heimann (editor) and Alison A. Nieder (text) This week I chose a book on fashion; a subject I have not covered before.  During the 20th century, fashion evolved from being …

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Charles A. A. Dellschau  1830-1923 I was very keen to review this new book on Charles Dellschau (1830-1923). He was an American artist and a former butcher.  When he retired at the age of 68 he spent the next 20 …

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Fashion: Concept to catwalk by Olivier Gerval (2007) This newly acquired book delves behind the scenes of the fashion world and explores some trade secrets.  It is great for fashion design students and covers the creation of fashion from the …

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Fashion entrepreneurship: retail business and planning by Michele M. Granger and Tina Sterling (2nd edition). This lovely book was ordered for the art and design unit Enterprise planning and retail and has just arrived.  See the reading list here. The …

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For new users of Digital Tutors there is an updated video on the library catalogue showing CCI staff and students how to register for an account with Digital Tutors. Digital Tutors is an online CG training library for a wide …

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