Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Craig Potton Publishing and World of WearableArt announce the release of Off the Wall: The World of WearableArt
The Brancott Estate World of WearableArt Awards Show is an annual competition and award event that explores the intersection between fashion and art. One of the most interesting cultural phenomena
in New Zealand, this spectacular show draws an annual audience in Wellington of around 50,000 people, and has encouraged an explosion of creative activity, inspiring a wide range of fashion
designers, artists and costume makers from all over the world to participate.
Off the Wall is an inspirational andoriginal visual design source book. With revised photographic content, the thematic range is impressive, with a dizzying amalgam of ideas and influences, including
metamorphism, pacifica, fantasy and flight.
The release of Off the Wall has been timed to coincide with the 2011 Brancott Estate World of
WearableArt Awards Show in Wellington, August 25–September 10.
Off the Wall is an essential title for anyone with an interest in fashion and design. The book is available to purchase from all good bookstores and at the World of WearableArt Awards Show performances.
Off the Wall is published by Craig Potton Publishing and
World of WearableArt
98 Vickerman Street, Nelson, New Zealand.
ISBN 978 1 877517 42 6, 217 x 165 mm, 176 pp, flexibound
paperback with colour photographs throughout, RRP $39.99