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Production Gets Digital

If you're involved in design or production in any capacity your process has been greatly impacted by Covid-19 and restricted travel.

The Pain:

I can’t travel to source material and meet my manufacturers!


To increase transparency and allow for more effective collaboration in these covid-restricted times; established PLM companies such

as Bamboo Rose have increased their digitization- check out their work rooms

and showrooms to see how the interface is driven by tech.

Material sourcing marketplaces and subscriptions at Material Exchange and Swatchbook are leaders in digital raw material sourcing. Swatchbook is particularly favored by the footwear industry and for a review of their platform, read here:

Join in:

Retailers such as Steve Madden Global Brands Group, American

Eagle Outfitters as well as other designers, merchants

and stakeholders in the production ecosystem have reverted to a cloud-based design process.

Supply chain management and sourcing have accelerated and pulled-forward digitization and retail tech adoption by many years.

Want to learn more?

Christine Russo


Based in NYC

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