From design refinement, to sourcing fabrics and trims through our network of local or Italian suppliers, to suggestions on garment construction, our factory offers full services from ideation, to tech packs, and pattern making. We deliver high quality samples in both menswear, womenswear, activewear and special occasion gowns. We specialize in cut and sew, including knitwear, at a designer and advanced contemporary price points.
Acme Studio is fully committed to promoting ‘Made in New York’ garment manufacturing. Our factory, located in the Garment District in Manhattan, offers samplemaking for brands looking to development domestically or produce in New York City.
In our vertically integrated factory, we offer brands a full package from our in-house services from patternmaking, to marking and grading, through to cutting and sewing.
As a manufacturer, we specialize in high quality sewing for menswear, womenswear, activewear and special occasion gowns at a designer and advanced contemporary price points.
With sourcing, we believe this is not only determining fabrics but also allowing our expertise to be used as a tool for clients to build their own connections and resources. In addition to attending fabric shows such as Premiere Vision in Paris, we introduce our clients to our network of Italian suppliers and agents locally in New York.
Our sourcing services also includes advise and recommendations on what we think will be the best trims and fabrics to achieve the desired look and feel for each garment based on price point and availability. We continue to manage the day-to-day communications to the mills to help streamline ordering quantities and deliveries to maintain your calendar.
Trims, such as buttons, snaps and zippers, are a balance between form and function, and we believe in introducing you to the right suppliers to be able to achieve the overall look and feel of your brand. With your direction, we can manage and guide designers to Italian trim agents and local suppliers based on your price point and availability.
We continue to manage the day-to-day communications to the suppliers to help streamline ordering quantities and deliveries to maintain your calendar.
With low minimums, our factory manages small to large production runs, delivering high-end productions for emerging and established brands. As a team, we help address issues in their inception, and act as a safety net of checks to advise on the most cost effective steps to proceed.
As a vertically integrated factory, we offer full services for brands looking to proceed to production, including cutting but also digitizing, marking and grading patterns.
For designers looking for concept refinement, we can facilitate a designer through concept research to create an overall brand identity together. Through the creation of mood boards and sketches to help streamline their development, we can build a collection together so all samples and development will shape a brand in a way where resources are spent thoughtfully and strategically.
We provide design development package to offer a full package for young designers looking to streamline costs and develop a solid infrastructure to build upon. As a one stop shop that is vertically integrated, our design development package consists of concept design, sourcing fabric and trims, techpacks, pattern making, sample making, and production.
For emerging designers, using our expertise in development, we can provide comprehensive consulting for emerging brands looking to launch their collections.
As consultants, we help build the framework to establish the infrastructure for fashion brands by advising throughout product and sample development, through to production.
We offer our industry experience as guidance for the designer on the best way to navigate development by implementing best practices so that each decision is made thoughtfully and strategically. We advise on industry standards, and offer our expertise from all aspects of development, from technical design through to merchandising strategies based on price point and SKU plans.
In addition to our expertise in hand patternmaking, we are well versed in digital patternmaking, using Optitex, and offer 3D rendering in addition to traditional fittings. We also provide marking and grading, translating even the most couture-worthy construction into production friendly details.
With more than 30 years of experience in pattern making, our pattern makers understands designer's point of view and capable of brining the ideas into reality using state of the art CAD pattern technology and more systematic approach to garment engineering process.
We create techpacks, an industry standard for domestic and overseas productions, complete with technical sketches and CAD details for construction in order to proceed into patternmaking. The tech pack, as a dynamic document, evolves as we proceed through development and pre-production. The tech pack details out all design and documents construction details so the garment can be reproduced as the sample intended.
With your artwork and art direction for quality, we will facilitate the development of custom labels and hangtags including but not limited to, main labels, size labels, care labels and hangtags.
Acme Design New York was born naturally from our own focus to tailoring and a discipline to fit. We conduct fittings on live models to fit muslins, or prototypes, as well as samples to check the fit and balance of a garment.
With our relationships with reputable fit model agencies in New York, we also offer the designer the option of having us choose the fit model, based on your overall aesthetic of the brand.