-no pixels
-illustrator is vector (can create something tiny and then blow it up large and it works well)
-all presentation work is done in illustrator- specifically text

-it does not matter where you work on the page because you can select what you want to print from the page

semester 2- DDS

-DDS must be extremely accurate
-always pay close attention to the garment- stitching, closures etc
-always put centre lines in first, use template start at the top of garment


1) presentation and design development sheets
- digital DDS shows the colours, proportions

-range boards allow you to see the collection as a whole- see if the colours work well together, harmony etc
-can present range boards to clients to sell your collections

2)look books
-used for designers to sell to buyers
-use a photo (creative shot) and then the DDS to show the garment in detail

3)spec sheet
-DDS is used most commonly on a spec sheet
-usually black and white and not stylised
-its extremely detailed and accurate
-includes details like sizes, how to make it, descriptions, technical detail, grade
-spec sheet is handed in with pattern pieces
-spec sheets are used by production team, designer, pattern maker, digital designer, used as reference

4)costing sheets
-very technical
-all fabric and amount, fusing, trims, buttons, zips,
-how long the pattern took to make it
-the overal cost of making it
-costing sheet includes a simple DDS image of the garment- images speak better than words
-cost sheets are private in the industry- only high design level view them

5)trend prediction books
-DDS has shading, more detail
-more stylised, usually used in presentations
-basic indication of silhouette, style and the feel of each garment/collection
-used on websites
-used in portfolio

6) merchandising plans
-shops test out what their store with your new season will look, test the layout of the store

7) commercial patterns
-used on the front of the packet and for the instructions

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