Promo Press / Hoaki (41)

Fashion : The Ultimate History of Costume

ISBN: 9788417412678

Author: Stefania Sposito    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

Fashion is one of the defining features of human evolution and culture. Spanning from the first civilizations to today's most recent trends, this enlarged and u...


Fashion is one of the defining features of human evolution and culture. Spanning from the first civilizations to today's most recent trends, this enlarged and updated edition of our bestseller analyses the importance and meaning of fashion via an in-depth approach and a rich selection of illustrations and photographs. It contains interpretative sketches and drawings of the clothes that are featured in paintings and works of art to provide an overall perspective on and a comprehensive understanding of fashion. The lavish visuals, which many other titles in this field lack, truly bring the clothes and fashion accessories to life. In this book, the reader will discover the beauty and mystery of fashion throughout the ages, the roles it has played in society and the creativity and inventive power it has held throughout history.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 286


Dimensions: 190 x 270 mm


Publication Date: 05-08-2021


$89.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2021
Animals : 850 Handmade Illustrations

ISBN: 9788417412883

Author: Joan Escandell    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

This hardback edition of our classic title is a collection of animals, hand-drawn by Joan Escandell in black and white in a vintage style, giving the book an ai...


This hardback edition of our classic title is a collection of animals, hand-drawn by Joan Escandell in black and white in a vintage style, giving the book an air of a cabinet of curiosities or of nineteenth century natural history museums. It is the perfect companion for illustrators, graphic designers, artists and students looking for inspiration in the animal realm, and can also be enjoyed by children who will spend hours looking at the details of the drawings or colouring them in.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 140


Dimensions: 210 x 220 mm


Publication Date: 30-06-2021


$59.99
DUE > 30th Oct 2021
Visual Merchandising and Display

ISBN: 9788417656065

Author: Silvia Belli    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

This comprehensive textbook constitutes an essential tool for students and professionals who want to work in the field of visual merchandising in retail, a disc...


This comprehensive textbook constitutes an essential tool for students and professionals who want to work in the field of visual merchandising in retail, a discipline which combines the principles of marketing, creativity and design. It covers all aspects of the profession, from window display to in-store areas, and all kinds of stores, from small outlets, pop-up shops and concept stores, to shopping malls, flagship shops and department stores. Aspects such as lighting, colour, interior architecture and different display styles, by means of classic approaches as well as the most avant-garde developments are widely referenced and explained in this publication, through many examples from around the world. This reference guide will help fashion related merchandising and design students and visual merchandisers to plan the best strategies to get the consumer's attention. It includes basic sales psychology aspects and describes the different job opportunities there are for visual merchandisers.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 208 x 294 mm


Publication Date: 20-01-2020


$89.99
The Art of Folding Vol 2

ISBN: 9788417412326

Author: Jean-Charles Trebbi    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

The art of folding is traditionally seen purely in terms of ori- gami and structures in paper, today it is used in many creative fields: design, architecture, i...


The art of folding is traditionally seen purely in terms of ori- gami and structures in paper, today it is used in many creative fields: design, architecture, industry, furniture, clothes, jew- els... These new domains are accompanied by a wide range of media and materials: cardboard, textile, metal, plastic... They all finally give in to the infinite resources of folding. This widely illustrated book, built around portraits and inter- views with creators which present their vision of the art of folding and its applications in their various productions, is an overview of these new and promising formal investigations. In this volume architect and origami expert Jean-Charles Trebbi cooperates with the architecture partners Guillaume Bounoure and Chloe Genevaux, who specialized in experi- mental applications of folding techniques with new materials. The book includes ten folding templates.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 176


Dimensions: 220 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2020


$75.00
Learn to See Learn to Draw

ISBN: 9788417656096

Author: David Koder    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

Drawing is a universal language, but not everybody feels capable of giving it a go. This is a useful and entertaining book about the pleasure of drawing, by sho...


Drawing is a universal language, but not everybody feels capable of giving it a go. This is a useful and entertaining book about the pleasure of drawing, by showing, with some exercises, that anybody can draw through learning to see first. Based on the renowned method by Betty Edwards and intended either for beginners or those who need a refresher course, this book is an updated and personal account by the author which will make the fear of drawing disappear to anyone willing to try. This is a completely different drawing school for the gifted, the untalented, the stressed and the completely desperate and a useful and entertaining method for learning to draw by learning to see first. By looking at the world, without the interference of feelings and what our brain assumes we are looking at, the hand will pick up the skills and abilities to produce a wide array of drawings. Humorous and enlightening, reading this book will definitely spark anyone's creativity.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 208


Dimensions: 238 x 238 mm


Publication Date: 24-02-2020


$69.99
The Art of Pop Up

ISBN: 9788416851263

Author: Jean-Charles Trebbi    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

An splendid showcase of the flip book, from its origins until present-day authors and trends. With a refreshing perspective, The Art of Pop-Up shows the designs...


An splendid showcase of the flip book, from its origins until present-day authors and trends. With a refreshing perspective, The Art of Pop-Up shows the designs of pop-up creators all around the world with some of their most innovative designs and practical examples to construct them. Full of colour illustration and inspiring force, The Art of Pop-Up: The Magical World of Three-Dimensional Books reveals the techniques of such a peculiar craft. It gathers a splendid showcase of three-dimensional books, from its origins until present-day authors and trends. AUTHOR: Born in Paris, Charles Trebbi is an urban architect, designer, artist and writer. A Renaissance man who specializes in the infinite possibilities of folding, cutting and assembling using paper, cardboard, textiles and even wood and metal, influenced by Bruno Munari, Katsumi Komagata, et Masahiro Chatani he creates his own art books, which are often inspired often by urban spaces and architecture, and produces completely original structures with pop-up and cutting techniques. He is author of several books on cutting, folding and pop-up techniques for all sorts of materials and on near-natural architecture. SELLING POINTS: There is no other book which gives such a complete, in depth going historical overview over the development of this art and of all pop-up types, techniques and themes. The book includes lists of private and public pop-up items collections. The book includes also an unfoldable time line describing the history of pop-up and a chart describing systematically the different pop-up techniques.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 203 x 229 mm


$65.00
Human Figure Drawing

ISBN: 9788417412340

Author: Daniela Brambilla    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

'Human Figure Drawing' offers a refreshing perspective on this time timeless topic, with clear and helpful explanations and around 500 illustrations in b&w and ...


'Human Figure Drawing' offers a refreshing perspective on this time timeless topic, with clear and helpful explanations and around 500 illustrations in b&w and colour. This book shows us how to learn to draw the human figure and regain our ability to observe a subject. Being able to capture the human body is a basic requirement for any artist and 'Human Figure Drawing' will help the reader conquer the fear of making mistakes and teach them how to draw with the confidence and curiosity of a child. In this new edition, the layout is completely new, the images have been updated and the readability has been improved.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 210 x 297 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2020


$75.00
Food Futures

ISBN: 9788417412319

Author: Gemma Warriner    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

Today, food is art and necessity, tradition and future, hope and concern. The preservation of our planet is closely related to how we, as its inhabitants, learn...


Today, food is art and necessity, tradition and future, hope and concern. The preservation of our planet is closely related to how we, as its inhabitants, learn to reexamine and transform our eating habits. Almost simultaneously, food has become an extraordinarily innovative means for art and creativity. Cooks are artists, scientists, and gurus. For photographers and bloggers, fruits and vegetables are the new supermodels, and product designers have found an unlimited field of experimentation and creation. Food Futures presents a collection of design projects illustrating the possibilities that new technologies open up to designers and the way we perceive food from a design perspective. This book explores current experimentation and innovation in food design from both material and conceptual points of view. The projects selected for this edition have been realised through design, and perform inquiries into our responsibility, our relationship with food and the acts that surround it, and how social and environmental changes will transform the way we experience food in the future.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 264


Dimensions: 210 x 255 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2020


$65.00
Printed Textile Design

ISBN: 9788417412890

Author: Marie-Christine Noel    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

The book describes the particularities of printed textile design, the trends, the techniques for creating motifs for a textile project, and examples of their co...


The book describes the particularities of printed textile design, the trends, the techniques for creating motifs for a textile project, and examples of their composition and application. This unchanged hardback edition of our richly illustrated publication walks the reader through the different aspects of printed textile design as a process and a profession. The intention of this book is to present an overall panorama of the world of printed textile design. The authors - both design school teachers responsible for textile design training at the prestigious fashion, textile and luxury goods design school, Francoise Conte (Paris, France) - describe the areas of activity and involvement of the textile designer to help the reader understand the ins and outs of the profession, especially within the fashion and the home sector. They pay special attention to current tendencies and offer an excellent insight on how to interpret trends, which is essential for making a living in this profession. The book also includes a presentation of the stages of project design, creation and execution.The featured projects provide the reader with outstanding explanatory case studies and exercises in every chapter. This textbook is a key aid for design teachers, students and young professionals. It also includes a highly useful list of schools, professional publications and organisations. AUTHORS: Marie-Christine Noel is a lecturer in Applied Arts. She graduated from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs (Textile Design) and the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris (Painting). For the last ten years she has been working for the Carlin International Style Agency as manager of the textile department. She is now pedagogical director of introductory courses and head of post-graduate courses at the School of Art Francois Conte, Paris, France. Michael Cailloux was born in Paris in 1975 and gained a diploma in Applied Arts from the Ecole Duperre. He was co-creator of the Atelier LZC which specialised in the creation of design objects, working for over ten years on the collections displayed at the Maison et Objets, as well as creating personalised pieces for such brands as Baccarat, Cartier, Habitat, Van Cleef & Arpels, and S.T. Dupont. He is currently artistic director at the Ecole superieure d'art Francoise Conte, specialised in textile creation, and he is also a jewellery designer. SELLING POINTS: The book concentrates on printed textile-design training and the specifics of the profession. It defines the profile and skills needed to be a textile designer. The authors show the steps involved in developing a project, from the interpretation of trends to the design and production processes, including exercises in every chapter. The book is currently used as a set text in many French textile design schools.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 198


Dimensions: 215 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 01-07-2021


$75.00
DUE > 30th Nov 2021
New Playful Data

ISBN: 9788417656416

Author: Wang Shaoqiang    Publisher: Promo Press / Hoaki

New Playful Data: Graphic Design and Illustration for Infographics features brilliant and illustrative infographic projects from gifted graphic designers, illus...


New Playful Data: Graphic Design and Illustration for Infographics features brilliant and illustrative infographic projects from gifted graphic designers, illustrators, artists, and even scientists. Not only do they visualize data in a tangible and memorable way through playful illustrations, but they also provide us with inspiration for balancing colors, words, and images, as well as for distinguishing between primary and secondary information when data is presented alongside pictures. The projects revealed in this volume are divided into three main categories: statistical findings, flow diagrams, and instruction and explanation. Some of the projects illustrate data acquired from rigorous and precise scientific research, while others are the product of designers' imagination and experimentation. It's time to learn to play with data!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 240


Dimensions: 210 x 285 mm


Publication Date: 01-07-2021


$89.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2021
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