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Liaison librarian for Art & Design and Te Ara Poutama.
Top resources for textile design
Berg Fashion Library
Focuses on the history of fashion design, including 13,000 high-resolution images, entries from the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, and a range of reference works and eBooks.
Art & Architecture Complete
Articles from scholarly journals, magazines and trade journals, covering textile design and manufacturing, along with graphic arts, fine and decorative art, architecture, and sculpture.
Art Full Text
Articles from scholarly journals, magazines and trade journals, covering textiles within fine, commercial and decorative art, as well as art, design, photography, film and architecture.
Taylor & Francis Online
Scholarly journal articles in the arts, humanities and sciences. Coverage includes leading fashion and textile design journals, such as the Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice.
Online skills training platform with thousands of videos covering technical design skills and design principles. Topics include repeating pattern creation, as well as working with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.