Fashion design and product development / Harold Carr and John Pomeroy.

by Carr, HaroldLooking glass; Pomeroy, JohnLooking glass.

Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell Scientific, 1992.Description: x,175 pages : 41ill ; 23cm.ISBN: 0632028939.Subject(s): Fashion designLooking glass | New products -- ManagementLooking glassNote: Bibliography: pages 164-169. - Includes index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This book explains fashion design and product development as a total, integrated process whose function is to market a continuous stream of new clothes at a profit. It explores materials, manufacture, costs, quality and the organisation of the design and product development process.

Bibliography: pages 164-169. - Includes index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface
  • The Process and Structure of the Industry
  • Design and Innovation
  • Management of the Process of Design and Product Development
  • QualityCcontrol
  • Materials
  • Manufacture
  • Costs and Profits
  • Costs of product development
  • Operations management
  • Further Reading
  • Index

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Harold Carr joined the clothing industry after graduating from Cambridge University and worked in a number of production management jobs in London, Nottingham and Scotland. He began learning at the London College of Fashion in 1969. He is the author of several books on the clothing industry, including The Technology of Clothing Manufacture, which he co-wrote with Barbara Latham.

John Pomcroy became involved in the textile and clothing area on joining ICI Fibres after graduating with a research degree in chemistry. He later worked as a clothing factory manager and as a buying controller for a leading chain store group, before becoming a lecturer at the Polytechnic of the South Bank and the London College of Fashion.

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