“Technology adds an incredible advantage to fashion design”
Significant change is taking place in the at the hands of the digital revolution and it’s effecting nearly every industry. The Fashion industry is no different.
Fashion designers use technology to design fabrics using fashion designing software packages and tools. to alter previous designs, to see how designs look on virtual models, to determine which clothing material is fit for certain designs, and to connect with the fashion industry online. Fashion designers also use technology by introducing fashionable devices and gadgets as new trends in the fashion industry.
The advances in 3D scanning, modelling, and printing are further enabling customised fashion pieces without extensive manufacturing processes.
With new breakthroughs in technology, designers are able to design clothes in 2D and 3D using software packages. These software packages allow them to design their clothes in less time. Designers have the power to quickly to add embroideries, embellishments, panels, or other components to their designs almost effortlessly with the use of computers and digital devices. Technology also enables presentation of creations and designs to the the world online immediately if so desired.
Designers are now using flexible material in thier design. For example, Polyjet Flex has different densities and stiffnesses within it. Using 3D fashion design software, there is now control over desciding which areas should be more rigid, and which areas should be more flexible.
As far as sales and monetization, one can promote and sell their latest designs online at their website or the various online channels. Showcaisng is also revolutionized and made more practical as designers can showcase their shows through online videos and live streaming.
This parametric design process derives from architectural design and allows for custom mass fabrication, which will have a big influence on online shopping and the whole fashion industry.