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Publication of the book “Design textile” by Eyrolles

On 18 November, Eyrolles published “Design textile”. Craft, trends, creation. The authors of the book are Michaël Cailloux, Artistic and Teaching Director at the Ecole supérieure d’art Françoise Conte and Marie-Christine Noël, Preparatory Workshop Director. The book is illustrated by the students of the “Design Textile” Bachelors Course.

This reference manual is intended to provide a panorama of the world of textile and surface creation. The textile designer’s activity and intervention domains are presented in a clear and detailed fashion to help the reader understand the inner workings of this craft, and to familiarise themselves with the fundamentals of textiIe creation and its spin-offs.

The book is aimed at a public of students or adults, whether or not from an artistic milieu, who wish to approach textile creation and learn the basics of the craft was a view to reclassifying, or simply for pleasure. It is also aimed at plastic and graphic arts teachers.

With visuals of the best projects by graduates from the Ecole supérieure d’art Françoise Conte and presenting exercises of progressive complexity, the book enables the reader to plunge into the heart of the craft and learn step by step.

Download a presentation of the book here.

Published by Collège de Paris
On 17 March 2014