In an uncertain world, the importance of every in-person shopper interaction is at an all-time high. To stand out, physical retail experiences must be memorable and bespoke. Can commoditised technology keep up?
Body scanning with consumer-facing software is commonplace, but several post-pandemic trends are set to seriously test the accuracy of the data the accepted methods of body data capture generate.
With digital product creation now firmly established as a key strategy for many brands, the question is turning to what additional value can be unlocked from 3D assets beyond prototyping and sampling - and what pieces need to be put in place to enable that value to be realised.
Denim is a notoriously difficult material to do justice to in 3D, but it's also one of the most in-demand fabrics for digital prototyping and sampling. The right workflow could be the key.
The Portuguese textile industry has been a case study in overcoming disruption and seizing uncommon opportunities. In 2021, there’s a lot fashion could learn from its history.
The pandemic has intensified underlying problems with fashion supply chains. To cope with volatility and manage the unexpected, retailers and manufacturers now have the unavoidable task of evolving their manufacturing models through a hybrid of AI and IoT.
With the initial rush to 3D over, is digital product creation running the risk of overlooking the people who actually create products? Or does a true, end-to-end, 3D ecosystem have the potential to bridge the longstanding brand-supplier divide?
The pandemic has pushed commercial photoshoots off the agenda, but the eCommerce explosion is demanding more product images than ever. Discover how virtual photography could solve that immediate challenge and transform the way fashion thinks about visual assets in the longer term.
Fringe technology, flash in the pan, or the future of fashion? Blockchain has a lot of questions to answer. The first of them? Just what is it, exactly? And why should brands and retailers be paying attention? Let's start with the basics.
Sourcing patterns changed in the wake of COVID. Now the question is whether producing more sustainably, closer to home, is going to continue, or whether fashion is going to spring back to its old shape.
Fashion faces fresh and pre-existing challenges that require a new approach to production. How? The answer is already being put into practice. And the value is clear.
Animal Crossing has captured the attention of fashion brands, professionals, and gamers. Can that lightning-in-a-bottle success be turned into a successful marketing and sales channel?
London-born spectacle brand Cubitts has a bold vision for the future - where 3D, machine learning, and connected cutting machines mean every frame can be made to measure. But first they need to overcome COVID-19. We talk with CEO Tom Broughton about how.
The team at The Fabricant have made their reputation by showing the fashion industry a different way forward. We sit down with Adriana to talk about the wilder side of digital design and creation.