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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion by
Call Number: 391.003 EIC
Publication Date: 2010
The 10 volume Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion is the first single reference work to explore all aspects of dress and fashion globally, from pre-history to the present day.
Phaidon Design Classics by
Call Number: 745.2 PHA
Publication Date: 2006
A three-volume set containing the ultimate selection of 999 design classics created in the last 200 years.
The Cambridge History of Western Textiles by
Call Number: 746.8 JEN
Publication Date: 2003
This 2 volume set brings together and extends current knowledge on the production and uses of textiles, through the eyes of archaeologists, economic and social historians, historians of fashion and the history of dress, and museum curators familiar with surviving artefacts.
The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design, Volume 1 by
Call Number: online
Publication Date: 2016
The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design provides a comprehensive guide to design, with entries on key topics in the history and theory of design, addressing a range of design forms including graphic, textile, furniture, metal, ceramic, fashion, stage and film, vehicle and product design.
The Encyclopedia provides up-to-date peer reviewed coverage of the last 250 years of design history, with global coverage by leading international design scholars and design historians.
Complete with a comprehensive index and full cross referencing, The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design is the definitive guide to Design.