'A very useful sourcebook for both students and professionals. Breaks down the research and design process clearly, helping to understand the importance of relevant research for design.' -- Pasqualina Iarrobino De Montfort University, UK 20111108
'I LOVE this series of books. They are inspirational, affordable, and informative. I love the interviews with the various designers and others in the industry... Of course, not all students actually go out and buy the book but those that do are impressed and have gone out and gotten some of the others in the series.' -- Alisa Caron The Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago, USA 20111108
'Very useful and easy to understand book. Great visuals. Used as a resource for myself as a teacher and recommended to students to buy for themselves. Introduces students to design language that they can understand.' -- Shelley Campton Canberra Institute of Technology, Australia 20111108
'The book will be suitable for the following reasons: very good teaching tools for specific research and design tasks; clear and concise with easy to follow instructions; contemporary and innovative in approach and format.' --Marie Loney Havering College of FE & HE, UK 20111108
About the Author
Simon Seivewright graduated from Brighton University in Fashion Textiles Design with Business Studies and won Graduate of the Year at the BHS Graduate Fashion Week exhibition. Simon then exhibited his textiles at Premiere Vision in Paris and worked in Paris creating trend and forecasting brochures for clients in Europe, Japan and America. As a freelance woven textile designer and stylist, Simon's clients have included Vivienne Westwood, Christian Lacroix, Missoni, Simply Red, All Saints, BBC and London Fashion Week. Simon now runs the successful undergraduate Fashion degree at Northbrook College, UK. Simon has also recently completed a series of lectures on research and design methodologies in Shanghai, China, as well as at various UK universities.