Search for dissertations about: "fashion design"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 182 swedish dissertations containing the words fashion design.

  1. 1. On seeing : in fashion design

    Author : Stefanie Malmgren De Oliveira; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; seeing; fashion design process; image; dress; visual language; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : In fashion design, the designer strives for the development of ideas in view of significant visual goals. The process of specifying and developing ideas is a highly visual process. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stoutwear and the Discourses of Disorder : Constructing the Fat, Female Body in American Fashion in the Age of Standardization, 1915-1930

    Author : Lauren Downing Peters; Klas Nyberg; Caroline Evans; Hazel Clark; Andrea Kollnitz; Reina Lewis; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; American history; consumer culture; cultural history; design; discourse; dress history; fashion; fashion history; fashion magazines; fat; identity; Michel Foucault; modernism; modernity; plus-size; self-fashioning; technology; the body; women; modevetenskap; Fashion Studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how fashion media discourses created the conditions through which the fat, female body was both known and constructed within the context of the early large-size garment industry in the United States, or what between the years 1915 and 1930 was known as “stoutwear.” Drawing on a wide array of media sources, including women’s and fashion magazines, trade journals, catalogs and style guides, and employing Michel Foucault’s archaeological method, the dissertation examines the productive nature of fashion discourse in the construction and constitution of the fleshy body, or how the discourses of stoutwear brought order to the disorderly, fat, female body. READ MORE

  3. 3. Design And Body : Exploring Conceptions Of The Body In Fashion Design Processes

    Author : Faseeh Saleem; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Body alternatives; alternative body expressions; fashion design processes; conceptions of the body; design thinking; artistic research; fashion design education programmes;

    Abstract : The human body has been considered to be an active element and is a common starting point of fashion design processes. However, during these processes, understanding of the body and how it is used to design is often confined by the body’s standard spatial and structural characteristics. READ MORE

  4. 4. Zero Waste Design Thinking

    Author : Holly McQuillan; Clemens Thornquist; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; zero waste design; sustainable design; circular economy; fashion design; circular design; Textiles and Fashion Design ; Textil och mode konstnärlig ;

    Abstract : The fashion system is contributing to the environmental and social crises on an ever increasing scale. The industry must transform in order to situate itself within the environmental and social limits proposed by economist Kate Raworth, and the 17 sustainable development goals set out by the United Nations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Acts of seeing : seeing as a methodological tool in fashion design

    Author : Stefanie Malmgren de Oliveira; Ricarda Bigolin; Högskolan i Borås; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Seeing; fashion design process; methods; ideation; aesthetic goal; Textil och mode generell ; Textiles and Fashion General ;

    Abstract : Fashion design can be described as perpetually having to produce new suggestions of dress. The foundational tool for realising such propositions in a precise and focused way is the act of seeing. READ MORE