Functional Clothing Design
From Sportswear to SpacesuitsBook - 2015
Functional Clothing Design introduces new ways to look at the human body, the environment, and clothing. It explores the ways design can achieve goals such as protecting the body, increasing health and safety, or increasing body function. Building on the groundbreaking text Clothing: The Portable Environment by co-author Susan M. Watkins, this text covers aspects of functional clothing design including: User-centered design for comfort and function in clothing; Clothing for thermal protection, impact protection, and hazardous environments; The design of wearable technology and other apparel solutions that enhance and augment body function; Commercial product development and the development of functional garmets and materials.
Publisher: New York :, Fairchild Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing Inc.,, 2015.
Branch Call Number: 687 WAT
Characteristics: xv, 428 pages :,illustrations ;,26 cm.