Product Development

Production 2
To date Sue has produced 200 fabric collections, 23 wallpaper / vinyl collections, and 13 trimmings collections. Sue can manage all aspects from creative concepts through to 'present to market' collections including:-

  • Overseeing all product areas of weave, embroidery, print and wallpaper collections.
  • Design direction. Design development. Mentoring designers.
  • Strategic planning of collection launches to maximise sales potential.
  • Direct liaison with leading industry manufacturers and design studios.
  • Sourcing, product development, pricing, quality control.
  • Constant supplier liaison and on-site manufacturing development.
  • Selection of final product; arranging pagination and layouts of pattern books for maximum impact.
  • Creating Presentation Sets for new collection launches.
  • Presenting collections to International Distributors & Sales Teams.
  • Global market knowledge, sales and market analysis.
  • Assisting with preparation of Sales & Marketing Briefs.
  • Constant trend awareness of design and colour.