Guide to Fashion Career Planning presents a seamless and comprehensive approach to everything needed for professional and career development, including writing, interviewing, job search strategies, internships, and portfolios for fashion design, merchandising or retail careers.
Offers detailed descriptions of fashions widely varied career opportunities, and effective ways to stand out from the crowd of job seekers. Includes advice on preparing résumés and portfolios, dealing with job interviews, and mastering the art of networking.
Guide to showing your designs, skill sets, and creativity, to get you that job. Shows examples of croquis books, spec and flat drawings, and visual research presentations from both fashion professionals and students.
Go behind the scenes and be mentored by the best in the business to find out what it's really like, and what it really takes, to become a fashion designer. Today's designers must operate as innovative brands and businesses as well as inspired creatives.
Topics covered include mood/fabric boards development, creation of original and innovative textiles as well as fashion silhouettes and garment details development through extensive research, quick design sketching, fabric manipulation, and draping experimentation.
Presents a full range of styles and techniques used for interior design visual communication, from hand drawing to 3D computer modeling. Its accessible, how-to approach guides you through a variety of methods for executing creative and successful design graphics, models, and presentations.
Emphasizes the essential skills and knowledge required to work in a firm as an entry-level designer, while providing an overview of what is involved in starting, owning, and operating an interior design business.
Today's students of architecture, interior design, and landscape design need to master the art of marketing themselves via multiple print and digital formats. Readers will learn how to create not just a collection of design work but a unique marketing tool for a successful design career.
Real-world practices, professional do's and don'ts, and unwritten rules of business that most designers, photographers, web designers, copy writers, programmers, and architects only learn after putting in years of experience on the job.
More than fifty essential and ready-to-use forms for graphic designers. All forms are accompanied by thorough explanations. Whether you are an established designer or just starting out, this guide will help you to save money, protect yourself, and negotiate for maximum profit.
Learn how to handle all of the demands of being a design professional and running a creative business with insights from successful designers, studio directors, project managers, and client service professionals across a wide range of creative industries.
Learn about thorny business realities like staffing, marketing, bookkeeping, intellectual property, and more. These smart business practices are essential to success in graphic, Web, and industrial design.