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Zero waste fashion design from history to now

Timo Rissanen

Timo Rissanen is Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability at Parsons The New School for Design in New York. Research on sustainability in fashion is inseparable from his design practice. Rissanen's PhD focused on zero waste fashion design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Holly McQuillan

Holly McQuillan is a Senior Lecturer in Design at the College of Creative Arts at Massey University, New Zealand. Her research centres on the field of Zero Waste Fashion Design practice--led research. Her research articulates zero waste fashion design through exhibition and writing, and focuses on broad issues of sustainability and their links with risky design practice. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Zero Waste Fashion Design

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Fashion is seductive, glamorous, even magical. Yet the industry and the garments it produces are full of inefficiencies. These inefficiencies are often masked, whether inadvertently or deliberately, as manufacturing is invisible to almost...

The Supply Chain

Virginia Grose

Virginia Grose is Principal Lecturer and Course Leader for MA Fashion Business Management at the University of Westminster and Design Executive and Product Developer at Courtaulds Textiles. With a background in product development in the fashion industry supplying major retailers in the UK and USA, after leaving Courtaulds in 2006 Virginia has worked as a consultant to Treasure Step International, Hong Kong supplying niche clients in Europe where she was able to develop and work with just about anything made with cashmere and other knitwear products. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Basics Fashion Management 01: Concept to Customer

AVA Publishing SA, 2012

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...Benetton redesigned its production system in 2005, evolving from an organization based on divisions (such as wool and cotton) to a structure based on service units (such as planning and quality control). The new system enabled a more...

Zero waste fashion design

Timo Rissanen

Timo Rissanen is Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability at Parsons The New School for Design in New York. Research on sustainability in fashion is inseparable from his design practice. Rissanen's PhD focused on zero waste fashion design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Holly McQuillan

Holly McQuillan is a Senior Lecturer in Design at the College of Creative Arts at Massey University, New Zealand. Her research centres on the field of Zero Waste Fashion Design practice--led research. Her research articulates zero waste fashion design through exhibition and writing, and focuses on broad issues of sustainability and their links with risky design practice. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Zero Waste Fashion Design

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...In essence this book is unfinished. The authors do not own zero waste fashion design; having almost finished reading this book, you are now invited to write the chapters that follow. Just as sustainability is not a destination to get to—it...

Responsible Fashion

Samata Pattinson

Samata Pattinson is a womenswear designer, public speaker and author who has her own fashion label, Samata. In 2007 Samata became the first British female to showcase during the New York Nolcha Fashion Week and has received a host of industry awards and nominations including Cosmopolitan magazine‘s ‘Future Fashion Star of 2008’. She has been named in the ‘Black Women in Europe: Power List 2010’, and in March 2011 was listed as one of Red magazine’s ‘One to Watch: Top 20 women under the age of 30’. At the same time she was also announced as the winner of Suzy Amis Cameron’s international dress design contest Red Carpet Green Dress, creating an Oscar worthy gown from sustainable materials. Samata is currently the Global Campaign Director of the contest working between Los Angeles, New York and London. Samata is a guest lecturer at the London College of Fashion and has written for Fashion Capital, Cision, The Guardian and Vogue UK. Samata has been invited to Number 10 Downing Street to meet former Prime Minister Gordon Brown and has addressed Prime Minister David Cameron and an audience of MPs, entrepreneurs and media at the launch of StartUp Britain. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Designer’s Resource Book

Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013

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...Author with entrepreneur and former model Suzy Amis Cameron, wearing sustainable fashion by Lindee Daniel.Social responsibility is an ethical ideology or theory that an entity, be it an organisation or individual, has an obligation to act...

Academic Perspective

Fiona Dieffenbacher

Having studied at the prestigious Parsons the New School for Design in New York City, Fiona Dieffenbacher started out working for Donna Karan and was mentored by both Michael Kors and Anna Sui. She later opened her own boutique, and her collections retailed across the US and Japan. Fiona is now Program Director of the BFA Fashion Design course at Parsons. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Thinking : Creative Approaches to the Design Process

Fairchild Books, 2013

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...Timo Rissanen taught fashion in Australia for seven years and has a particular interest in sustainable fashion. His design process is influenced by ‘inquisitive’ pattern cutting and he has carried out in-depth research into zero-waste...

Zero waste fashion design and CAD

Timo Rissanen

Timo Rissanen is Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability at Parsons The New School for Design in New York. Research on sustainability in fashion is inseparable from his design practice. Rissanen's PhD focused on zero waste fashion design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Holly McQuillan

Holly McQuillan is a Senior Lecturer in Design at the College of Creative Arts at Massey University, New Zealand. Her research centres on the field of Zero Waste Fashion Design practice--led research. Her research articulates zero waste fashion design through exhibition and writing, and focuses on broad issues of sustainability and their links with risky design practice. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Zero Waste Fashion Design

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Certain phases of the zero waste fashion design process can become easier and faster with the help of digital technologies, here referred to as computer-aided design (CAD). It may be obvious that CAD systems for pattern cutting and marker...

Design Making Change

Aaris Sherin

Aaris Sherin is an educator, writer and designer. She is an Associate Professor of Graphic Design at St John's University, Queens, New York. Sherin is a frequent lecturer and speaker at both national and international design conferences. Her writing has been featured in publications such as PRINT Magazine, STEP Inside Design, Form, Leonardo, and Design and Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sustainable Thinking : Ethical Approaches to Design and Design Management

Fairchild Books, 2013

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...Over the past decade, collaborative endeavours have gained popularity in the design community and are used by agencies and studios as a way to maximize creative potential. While partnerships are most commonly used for commercial purposes...

Materials

Erin Cadigan

Erin Cadigan is a fashion design instructor at Pratt Institute in New York, USA, and runs a successful eco-friendly lifestyle company, THREE Erin Cadigan. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sourcing and Selecting Textiles for Fashion

Fairchild Publications, 2014

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...Textiles are the base materials from which a fashion collection is created. Within the field of textile manufacturing there are five basic steps that all or most textiles will follow before being becoming available to market. The steps are:...

The business of fashion

Susan Dillon

Susan Dillon is Principal Lecturer and Subject Group Leader for Fashion and Jewellery at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Fundamentals of Fashion Management

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

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...© George Rose via Getty imagesThe following chapter provides an overview and looks at the evolution of the fashion industry within the context of fashion design and management. It explains the impact of technology and sustainability...

Pattern cutting as a fashion design tool

Timo Rissanen

Timo Rissanen is Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Sustainability at Parsons The New School for Design in New York. Research on sustainability in fashion is inseparable from his design practice. Rissanen's PhD focused on zero waste fashion design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Holly McQuillan

Holly McQuillan is a Senior Lecturer in Design at the College of Creative Arts at Massey University, New Zealand. Her research centres on the field of Zero Waste Fashion Design practice--led research. Her research articulates zero waste fashion design through exhibition and writing, and focuses on broad issues of sustainability and their links with risky design practice. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Zero Waste Fashion Design

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...Pattern cutting in zero waste fashion design is a highly creative activity: it is fashion design. Design ideas are generated, rather than reacted to, during this type of pattern cutting. This chapter frames creative pattern cutting as one...