Fashion Design for Living – Edited by Dr Alison Gwilt

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Fashion Design for Living explores the positive contribution that the contemporary fashion designer can make within society. The book seeks to reveal new ways of designing and making fashion garments and products that not only enhance and enrich our lives, but also are mindful of social and sustainable issues. This book sets out to question and challenge the dominant, conventional […]

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Neubau Forst Catalogue – Features contribution from Paul Heys

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Neubau Forst Catalogue is a 432-page print catalogue of a digital collection of tree silhouettes and sculptures seen at different seasons. Working by hand, the Neubau designers digitally removed the trees from their original Berlin surroundings and thereby crafted a body of visual material whose scope, outstanding quality of detail and excellent image resolution sets it clearly apart from conventional […]

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Britain’s X-traordinary files – Dr David Clarke

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David Clarke opens The National Archives’ own X Files to uncover the secret, official accounts behind legendary paranormal and extraordinary phenomena. From mediums employed by the police to help with psychic crime-busting to sea monster sightings reported to the Royal Navy, Britain’s X-traordinary Files brings to light a range of secret documents created by military intelligence and government agencies who […]

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Cyber Crime and Cyber Terrorism Investigator’s Handbook – Professor Babak Akhgar (eds)

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Title: Cyber Crime and Cyber Terrorism Investigator’s Handbook Editors: Babak Akhgar, Andrew Staniforth, Francesca Bosco Publisher: Syngress Publication date: 16 Jul 2014 Number of pages: 306 ISBN-13: 978-0128007433 Cyber Crime and Cyber Terrorism Investigator’s Handbook is a vital tool in the arsenal of today’s computer programmers, students, and investigators. As computer networks become ubiquitous throughout the world, cyber crime, cyber terrorism, and […]

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Transmission Annual #4: Labour, Work, Action

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Transmission Annual #4: Labour, Work, Action is framed by Hannah Arendt’s reflections on three important themes of human agency. Arendt refused to be called a philosopher, for philosophy, she said, deals with the singular, while she addressed the plural, that humans not man inhabit the world. She proposes that freedom is constructed in community, in common space, and it is […]

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Design Frontiers: Territories, Concepts, Technologies – Edited by Professor Paul Atkinson

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Design Frontiers: Territories, Concepts, Technologies contains a series of articles based on some of the best papers presented during the 8th Conference of the International Committee for Design History and Design Studies (ICDHS) held in São Paulo, Brazil, in September 2012. The conference gathered researchers from 26 different countries from America, Europe, Asia and Australasia. The topic chosen for the […]

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Freud on Holiday Volume IV – A Cavernous Defile, Part 1

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‘Kivland invites us to go on Holiday, with Freud: up mountains, we walk; through streets, along the lake. We pick mushrooms. We go on adventures. Sometimes, we lose our way home. We digress. Interweaving meticulous historical research, Kivland’s own retracing of Freud’s steps, and her personal memories. This is a creative reimagining not just of Freud on Holiday, but of […]

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A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion – Dr Alison Gwilt

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Packed with full-colour images from contributors such as Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney, Edun and People Tree, A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion is a much-needed handbook for academics, researchers, students and professionals in the fashion and textiles industries. Beginning with a reflection on current models of fashion design and production, this book introduces the key issues associated with the production, […]

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