About our solution
DesignConcept offers unique flexibility for creating and optimizing styles, generating technical specifications and controlling manufacturing costs – so you can get new models to market faster.
Virtual prototyping from a designer’s perspective
“Considering that it takes one to two months to make a prototype, imagine the time savings when you can alter the frame in 3D and see the results immediately - in terms of cost or cutting the wood, foam and fabric.”
Managing Director, Sylvain Joly Design
What You’ll Gain
Enhanced style development capabilities
- Parametric modeling of the 3D model from sketches
- 3D simulation of all upholstered furniture types, including tufting and buttoning
- Simultaneous development of models, variants and options
Faster time to market
- Concurrent development of foam, frame and upholstery
- 3D design changes automatically transferred to 2D production-ready patterns
- Automatic generation of all technical specifications and cutting plans for frame, foam, sewing and cover, and then sent directly to pre-production teams
Reduced prototyping and manufacturing costs
- Virtual prototyping reduces the number of physical prototypes and pattern-making iterations by up to 50%
- Costing of fabric and leather consumption, accessories and labor early in the development process
- Automatic nesting of patterns on fabric for costing and physical prototyping
Guaranteed pattern quality
- Design and trim cover feasibility simulation to increase pattern quality by taking material characteristics into account
- 2D pattern fine-tuning tool applies all shape modifications while ensuring pattern accuracy
- Definition of fabric grain lines and leather quality zones for better finished quality in automated cutting
See for yourself
DesignConcept in action
See how DesignConcept can help you shorten development cycles, minimize waste, easily modify designs, and make accurate costing decisions at the earliest stages of your design process
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