Textiles: A World Tour Discovering Traditional Fabrics & Patterns

by Catherine Legrand

Textiles: A World Tour Discovering Traditional Fabrics & Patterns Synopsis

New in paperback, this colourful book takes the reader on an international textile tour with a fabric-collecting fashion designer. Pieced together much like the fine garments it portrays, this book presents in glorious photographs, samples and sketches a raft of remarkable clothing from all over the world. Taking the reader from Vietnam to Benin, from Central America to northern India, the book is brimful of stunning costumes, vibrant fabrics and breathtaking detail. All designers and anyone who loves fashion will find this volume a huge source of inspiration, as will all fans of off-thebeaten- track travel destinations.`Fabulous to dip in to, full of inspiration and intrigue, you'll feel like you've made the journey yourself!' - Craftsman Magazine `Fantastically vibrant ... bright turbans and intricate embroidery galore' - Wanderlust `Lovely ... a wealth of illustrations of people and their finery all over the world' - The Irish Times

Textiles: A World Tour Discovering Traditional Fabrics & Patterns Press Reviews

'Fabulous to dip in to, full of inspiration and intrigue, you'll feel like you've made the journey yourself' - Craftsman Magazine 'Full of fascinating detail ... comprehensive, colourful and vibrantly illustrated' - Geographical Magazine

Book Information

ISBN: 9780500290330
Publication date: 1st May 2012
Author: Catherine Legrand
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 240 pages
Categories: Textile design & theory,

About Catherine Legrand

Catherine Legrand is a co-founder of the Theatre du Soleil, for whom she continues to work as a graphic designer. She is also a fashion designer and creator of the French brand `A la Bonne Renommee'.

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