This area is for the visual aspects of the apparel
industry. You can find information about color,
fashion design, merchandising, fashion trends
etc. If you wish to have additional companies or relevant issues added,
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Inc.: freelance professionals ready
to help you with any staffing needs right now. If you want Apparel Designers,
CAD Designers, Patternmakers,Technical Designers,Graphic Designers, or Production Talent, give
them a call or visit them on-line. Contact
us in New York at212-966-4426 or Los Angeles
Alvisi e Alvisi(Italy) Design studio
for jacquard woven fabrics for the home furnishing industry. Development
of jacquard files. Consulting services for fabric construction, weave patterns,
yarns and colors.
Andrew David Design, Inc. Andrew David Design Studio... Your "in-house"
design department. You'll soon find that they are everything you need
in freelance design. Andrew has been servicing the creative needs
of businesses in the New Orleans area for over 18 years. His employment
history started in the t-shirt industry and eventually progressed to men's
fashion design.He spent 3 years working as an artist for two local screen
printers, over 5 years working in men's apparel design and merchandising
for Kenneth Gordon, 3 years of the same description at Dillard's Corporate
office in Little Rock, AR, and another 4 years with CMK Designs back in
New Orleans. Address: 1917 Garon Dr Mandeville, LA 70448
Phone 985.502.3670 Fax
Contact: Andrew Moore
Merchandising / Design Studio
They are a fashion consulting office from Milan for design collection
, buying office made in Italy fashion. Address: via veni 63 Milan,
Italy 20127 Phone: 0226822730 Email:
ADIG designers and merchandisers will develop a line
for you from the ground up. Using traditional methods and state of the art
CAD systems, they will develop all aspects of your line from theme, color
direction, fabrications, graphics and packaging to SKU plans, flat sketches
and specifications. They also develop all materials needed for merchandising
and sales presentations.
Song Design: Valerie
Gregori McKenzie studied design in Paris at the famed ESMOD College of Design,
and subsequently worked in well known fashion houses in Europe and the USA
before starting up her own label. Her inspiration comes from blending European
elegance and contemporary trends with Asian delicate techniques, motifs
or craftsmanship thus giving a precious in temporel character to her designs.
Attiyaz (Pakistan): they
are a design studio. Their main function
is to cater the design needs of different apparel manufacturers. The designs
made, range from upholstry to swimwear. Not
only that, they also house a printing unit for
t-shirts. Address: 320 a/1 gulberg 3
or 092-03204838176 Email:
[email protected]Contact: Ayesha
Carlos Alberto: Interior designer
Carlos Alberto Gutierrez created Geometrix, a modular display system for
retail stores, produces high-end contract furniture for hospitality clients
like MGM Grand, Wynn Design Hotel, The Bellagio Spa, Venetian Hotel and
his own signature CA Collection of fine ultra-modern furniture. A CA-designed
bathroom collection for Kreativ Style launches next season. Formerly the
creative director of antique reproductions for famed Hollywood decorator
Waldo Fernandez, Carlos attracts a discerning residential clientele including
famed volleyball player Gabriel Reece, Holly McPeak, Denzel Washington,
executives from Microsoft, Superb Records and Disney. Appearances on various
television programs, including a feature with Lynette Jennings on Discovery
Network and a special design project for E! Style network's AREA show. For
ultra-modern, cutting edge furniture and interiors contact
Color Association of the US (CAUS)
is America's oldest forecasting organization issuing an annual interiors
chart; seasonal fashion forecasts in the fields of women's, men's and children's
Color Box: is one of
the foremost color forecasting and design service in America.
Their staff researches and evaluates information
gathered in the United States and Europe, and then develops comprehensive
color and design stories specifically for the American fashion market.
Four forecasts per year assure
their subscribers of a constant flow of directional
colors, certain to spark the creative instincts that help keep their products
looking fresh and exciting. The color box is also
a full service design studio. Their professional staff of artists
and CAD operators are available to design, develop, and recolor any knit/print/woven
pattern you require. They also create graphics, original illustrations,
minibodies, and presentation boards. Address: 15 West 36th Street
12th Floor New York, NY 10018 Contact: Marni Greenberg, President Phone:
212-594-6222 Fax: 212-594-8920 e-mail:
Color Communications Inc.:
At Color Communications, Inc., they use the power of color to help define
companies and distinguish their products in the marketplace.
Color Marketing Group (CMG):
Color Marketing Group (CMG), founded in 1962 and based in Alexandria, Virginia,
USA, is an international, not-for-profit Association of 1,600 Color Designers.
Color Designers are professionals who enhance the function, salability and/or
quality of a product through their knowledge and appropriate application
of color. CMG members forecast Color Directions one to three years in advance
for all industries, manufactured products and services.
Inc.: COLOR PORTFOLIO is a full service color, trend and communications
marketing company. In existence for over 20 years, COLOR PORTFOLIO offers
color and trend presentation cards to the apparel, accessory and home markets,
providing directional, merchandisable and understandable recommendations
for successful color and textile marketing. In addition, COLOR PORTFOLIO
offers merchandised coverage of the men's, women's and kids' runway outlining
color, fabric and textile direction, and styling and design specifics. Location:
2o1 East 17th Street New York, NY 10003 Phone: 212-677-1189 or 212-460-8989
Fax: 212-979-1323 Email: [email protected]
Color Solutions International is the leading service provider in color communication
for the entire textile supply chain. Meeting customers' requirements for
a constant improvement in quality; reduction in costs; and lead time is
Customized Color Standards
Customized Color Standards Program
Confexicon: A Holland-based
firm, confeXicon [R], is developing a symbols-based sourcing communications
system that is designed to reduce verbal communications errors in the worldwide
apparel product development and production processes. The confeXicon system,
is based on a database of approximately 2,300 sketches of typical apparel
industry production procedures, seams and garment parts, from cuffs to fasteners.
The database also encompasses line art of positions on the human body that
are commonly discussed in the apparel product development and production
Corporate Design Foundation: It is the
mission of the Foundation to improve the quality of life and effectiveness
of organizations through design. At the heart of this mission is a desire
to expand the awareness of design through the education of corporate leaders,
managers and public sector executives. Through its programs, the Foundation
promotes the research and documentation of the impact of design in business,
and the development of new teaching curricula and materials for use in business
Datacolor International: Datacolor
International is one of the world's leading supplier of instruments,
software, and systems to communicate and manage color in industry.
For over 25 years, they have helped customers in all industries where color
is important - paint, plastics, textiles, ink, printing, paper, food, automotive
and many others. From software for fast, precise communication of
color to instruments that measure color with highest accuracy, their solutions
enable customers to bring the right color from mind to market quickly and
efficiently. Datacolor International is a subsidiary of the Swiss
company Eichhof Holding AG, located
in Lucerne, Switzerland.
provides product development and brand building support to fashion merchandisers
and manufacturers in the accessory industry. With 20 years experience in
the toptier US market, she offers a proven track record of creative direction,
product design, global sourcing and marketing/sales expertise. With executive
roles at Disney Consumer Products, Brighton Accessories and Vicenza spa,
she has consulted with Via Spiga, Frankie B., Seven For All Mankind and
a host of high-potential startups. A passionate trend-tracker, she reports
on style as the West Coast Bureau Chief for Apparel Search and provides
online content to London-based Trendstop. If your brand has a strong core
identity and is positioned for category expansion and/or global distribution,
get this results-oriented expert on your team. Contact
Design Archives LLC :
They are building an online and a real studio for designers to use as a
resource for their inspiration. Sorted by theme, motif, category,
however a designer deems it best to search, they can view an online catalogue
of 10,000 images or visit the real studio and browse archives which include
books, magazines, color/trend services, vintage apparel, textiles and textile
swatches. Items may be purchased or a hi-res image may be ordered.
Additionally, they will archive your collection
if you desire.
Design Girl Studio: Design Girl
Studio (DGS) is a full service graphic design studio specializing in visual
communications and graphic design for the fashion and related industries.
Design Girl organizes ideas visually to convey a desired impact and message
to enhances a clients image, service or product.
E-mail [email protected].
Design Online: a one-stop repository and
gathering place for creative professionals with sophisticated needs, Design
Online 2.0 continues to offer a wide selection of graphics-related resources.
Designer Resource International:
They are recruiters in the fashion industry specializing in the placement
of designers full time and freelance. Address: 450 7th Ave.
New York, NY 10123 USA Phone: 212-564-6505 Fax: 212-564-6183
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Christine Conte; managing director.