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UK £35.00
US $59.95
CAN $65.00
Hardback
240 pages
250 colour illustrations
28 x 20 cm (11.25 x 7.75 in)
ISBN: 978-1-8589-4563-7
Fashion Futures
Bradley Quinn

Today fashion is moving forward at a faster pace than ever before, with advancing technologies and new materials reinventing clothing as we know

it. Futuristic garment designs are often inspired by surprising sources: biological science, climate change, space suits, artificial intelligence, genetic engineering and nanotechnology. Fashion Futures offers a fascinating

survey of these new directions, charting the transformational products, design processes, maverick materials and groundbreaking practitioners that are revolutionizing fashion. Design expert Bradley Quinn also explores radical retail operations, fashion forecasting and the relationship between fashion 

and other disciplines. Featuring inspirational interviews with international trend forecasters and designers, and packed with illustrations of extreme designs and prototypes, Fashion Futures is a thought-provoking overview

of how fashion will look, perform and be manufactured and purchased in the twenty-first century. 


A wide-ranging survey of the visionary clothing designs, new materials, cutting-edge technology and emerging trends shaping the future of fashion 

Features interviews with leading designers and trend forecasters, among them Hussein Chalayan, Iris van Herpen and Anne Marie Commandeur 

Includes a directory of practitioners and researchers at the forefront of fashion technology and design

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Author Profile

Bradley Quinn is a London-based writer and journalist who regularly contributes to such magazines and newspapers as Wallpaper*, Elle Decoration, Blueprint and the Evening Standard, as well as to trend-forecasting guides. His books include Ultra Materials: How Materials Innovation is Changing the World (2007) and Textile Designers at the Cutting Edge (2009).

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Fresh and fascinating … an intriguing look at the composition of fashion in the twenty-first century

EDGE

Insightful … a must-read

Blogcritics.org

Proffers an entirely new way of looking at the world of fashion … a very intelligent assessment

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