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Trends in Textile Engineering & Fashion Technology

Calligraphic Elements in Customizing Process of Textiles, Clothes and Clothing Accessories

  • Open or Close Viorica Cazac*

    Faculty of Textiles and Poligraphy, The Technical University of Moldova, Republic of Moldova

    *Corresponding author: Viorica Cazac, Faculty of Textiles and Poligraphy, The Technical University of Moldova, St. Sergiu Rădăuţanu, 4 MD 2045, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Submission: July 14, 2018;Published: September 26, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/TTEFT.2018.04.000584

ISSN: 2578-0271
Volume4 Issue2

Abstract

The paper presents a study of the possibilities of using calligraphic elements in the customization process of textiles, clothes and clothing accessories. These elements were analyzed considering the relation between the graphic characters, the color scheme, the ideographic ensemble, and the position of the element in correlation with the destination, size and type of the product.

The monograms, ideograms, slogans, and phrases presented in 2D or 3D shape are the calligraphic elements used to design different textile products (clothes, technical products and clothing accessories). These calligraphic elements can be reproduced either by weaving, knitting or by a handmade process combined with special graphic technologies: pad and screen printing, thermal printing, as well as varnishing, sublimation, and digital typing. These graphemes are put on different materials by using a special ink compatible with its properties, because it must be resistant while used, washed, rubbed or when exposed to light. The type of ink used in these processes is a thermochromic one because it behaves spectacularly under the influence of the environment conditions (its color changes according to the temperature, it creates special effects and gives off pleasant scents).

Keywords: Calligraphic elements; Compositional elements; Graphic technologies; Special inks

Keywords: Women’s jacket; Design development; Technical pack; Product development; Multipurpose jacket; Jacket styles; Customer feedback

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