CAD FOR FASHION
The industry’s approachable experts in creative digital technology, empowering people and driving sustainable change.
CAD for Fashion was created to address the need for better, more relevant, and effective CAD training taught by tutors with industry and software expertise.
We are passionate about embracing technology and innovation to create sustainable change in the Fashion and Textile industry... however, we know it's not always easy to keep up with the ever-changing world of creative digital technology.
We have made it our mission to inspire confidence and empower people to explore and enjoy being creative digitally. The tools you use should never hold you back.
Everything we do is customer focussed, adaptive and accessible, from one-to-one tuition and interactive group courses to bespoke training.
Through sustainable digital innovation, we can make a change to how the Fashion and Textile industry works for the better and the first step is education.
Hands-on learning with experienced tutors who are committed to ensuring that every learner succeeds. We cover all areas of design and development, from print and pattern to garment CADs and tech packs, portfolios and more. Our instructors are professionals who work in the fashion industry and use the software daily, providing you with relevant insights and knowledge.
To drive sustainable change in the fashion industry, it is crucial to adopt creative technology. Through proper training, digital tools can enhance both people and processes.
The leading 3D fashion design software. Create, fit and review without a single sample.
ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE
Industry-standard 2D and 3D design tools for fashion design, print and graphics.
Tablet based creative apps that rival desktop and allow for a free and creative experience.
OUR PROFESSIONAL TUTORING TEAM
Our tutors have over 60 years of design and teaching experience between them and although they have their own areas of expertise they are all multitasking superstars, teaching across fashion, knit, print, textiles and more. They each lecture across a range of courses at some of the country's best universities; their combined knowledge of Adobe software, education and industry means you are in very safe hands no matter who you choose to work with.
Founder of C4F and Fashion specialist
Erica is an experienced fashion designer and product developer. Over the years she has worked with both high-street and independent brands across a huge range of clothing and accessories. Her love is (technically accurate!) Illustration and finding the simplest ways to get the best results. In her free time, you will often find her doing fashion Illustration in Adobe fresco. Erica is also the founder of C4F and heads up the team.
Our Software, Print and Graphics expert.
Stephen has over 20 years of CAD experience and has worked with many major high street retailers and independent brands, specialising in menswear; designing repeat patterns, placement prints and graphics. He is our go-to for all things software related and you’ll often find him checking out the latest Adobe updates and tips and tricks. What Stephen doesn't know about adobe software… will take him a few seconds to figure out!
Our Trend and Illustration expert
Catherine is a freelance print and apparel graphic designer with over 16 years of experience. She works with brands, suppliers and retailers on commercial print and graphic design for fashion. With a background in design for trend forecasting, she is passionate about illustration, design presentation, colour and trends. Catherine has also worked as a fashion and textiles CAD trainer for many years working with fashion and textiles professionals at all levels.
Our 3D Fashion and product expert
Laura has over 15 years of experience in the Fashion Industry, designing and developing products ranging from costumes to body armour. She has a passion for problem-solving in the industry, which has led to her becoming an expert in Clo3D and digital fashion design, in which she collaborates with companies to train their teams and integrate ClO3D into their workflow.
We are looking to expand the team, so if you are friendly, approachable and want to share your knowledge with our learners please contact us below.