Faber and Faber Printed Cashmere Garment Collection

Faber and Faber Collaboration using archive book illustration towards a contemporary printed cashmere garment collection

Emily Quinn (Designer), Jason Lee (Designer)

Research output: Non-textual formDesign

Abstract

This project takes reference from the Faber and Faber book illustration archive towards a contemporary collection of hand printed cashmere garments in the round. Ten book titles were selected from the Faber archive who permitted extensive research and use of book cover art as the basis for this collection. World renowned cashmere producers Johnstons supplied prototype cashmere jumpers to test and trial print process and the work was later put into production producing a limited edition collection of 100 units for sale on an International level. The work was exhibited at London’s ICA and has had extensive recognition through International press as well as online content.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2010
EventScotland Rediscovered, Institute of Contemporary Arts - London, United Kingdom
Duration: 14 Oct 201014 Oct 2010

Fingerprint

Clothing
Book Illustration
Cover Art
International Recognition
Prototype
Book Covers

Keywords

  • Archive
  • Heritage
  • Textile manufacturing processes
  • Cashmere
  • Fashion design
  • Textile finishing; Dyeing; Fabric hand; KES-FB; Objective evaluation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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Research output: Non-textual formDesign

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