Replacing Your Legacy Fashion CAD: What brands & manufacturers need to know
Fashion companies may have several reasons for upgrading or replacing their CAD system, where decisions are directly related to technical and support issues. But more often than not, it’s to gain a competitive edge.
To enhance their market position, fashion companies are turning their attention to new and advanced product strategies. That’s because brands and...
2020 – What a Year It Was…
2020 helped Optitex find new ways to grow, new ways to shine – and new ways to be there for one another.
2020 was all about change, about adapting, and about making the transition to the digital space, easier. To support its user community as they made the move to remote working, throughout 2020, Optitex...
Harnessing the power of 3D for sustainable design & prototyping
Sustainable fashion design is the process of designing garments with the aim of reducing the amount of waste, where today, traditional fashion production results in 15-25% of materials being wasted. Most of the industry's efforts to minimise waste focuses on manufacturing, but the design process itself, is also a significant source of waste
3D Challenges in the Fashion Industry
Fabric and garment simulation raise some very real challenges in today’s fast-paced fashion design and manufacturing industry, such as mechanical simulation, collision detection, geometric modeling, interactivity, and others.
Let’s start by looking at how a fabric reacts under various conditions – draping, folds, wrinkling, and tearing. A fabric’s reaction to these and other conditions is...