Research on Collaborative Design Method for Apparel Mass Customization in the Internet Plus Era
International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences
Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2016, Pages: 369-377
Received: Dec. 2, 2016; Published: Dec. 5, 2016
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Zhang Ying, Fashion, Art and Design Institute, Donghua University, Shanghai, China
Li Li, Fashion, Art and Design Institute, Donghua University, Shanghai, China
Xing Xue, Fashion, Art and Design Institute, Donghua University, Shanghai, China
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The growing accessibility of internet service, especially in the Internet Plus era, supported mass customization in the apparel industry. As mass customization emphasize on providing individually-designed products and services to meet every customer requirement, the advanced Internet-based service systems help achieve high process flexibility and integration. In this paper, we studied the triangle relations among consumer, brands’ designer, and manufacturer in collaborative design process in apparel mass-customized product development. As well as explained the advanced technologies enabling collaborative design process, such as toolkits for co-design, 3D body scanning, and CAD systems. We finally gave three feasible recommendations for apparel industry to apply mass customization strategy.
Internet Plus, Apparel Mass Customization, Collaborative Design, Customer Co-design
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Zhang Ying, Li Li, Xing Xue, Research on Collaborative Design Method for Apparel Mass Customization in the Internet Plus Era, International Journal of Economics, Finance and Management Sciences. Vol. 4, No. 6, 2016, pp. 369-377. doi: 10.11648/j.ijefm.20160406.19
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