Tolukas, Maria
April 1995
Surface Design Journal;Spring95, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the usability of computer aided design (CAD) in textile industry. The technology is being used mainly as a means of enhancing the traditional working process. The CAD, which has significantly enlarged the designer's visual vocabulary, provides a variety of easily accessible possibilities for repeat patterns based on material either scanned or drawn on the screen. It aids the designer's search for the best design solution. It is pointed out that CAD makes almost all the efforts in textile design, thus has caused the phasing out of whole ranks of professional painters in China.


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