Online Resources in the Soft Goods Industry

In your search for a soft goods designer or prototype development for sewn products, these industry resources will help you get a sense of the field and resources out there. We provide these links to help inform you and lean you toward success: your product idea merged impeccably with the excellent soft goods design services from Design Lines, LLC.

Soft Goods Design and Prototyping Development Resources

•  Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA)

•  Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI)

•  International Council of Societies of Industrial Design

•  EFI Optitex – 2D/3D Software Platform

Industry Resources

•  Outdoor Industry Association

•  Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) (Formerly SGMA)

•  Road and Travel Magazine

•  American Pet Products Association

•  Educational Dealer – The Magazine of the School Supply Industry

•  National School Supply and Equipment Association

Design Sites

•  Core77 – Design Magazine & Resource

•  Coroflot

Organizations and News

•  OutdoorRetailer

•  InsideOutdoor Magazine

•  SnowSports Industries America (SIA)

•  Bicycle Retailer


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