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We can assist you with footwear, apparel and accessory design, color, trim, material sourcing, factory sourcing, technical development, tech pack creation, fit, size grading, consult on working with factories and general advisory.

Phelps Design & Development is a consultancy specializing in design, management, and troubleshooting for all aspects of product development.

We work with budding and established firms in industries that include: footwear, performance apparel, glove, and accessories.
Product Design and Development

Our product development expertise goes from initial research to all the phases of product development.
Interim Management
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Ideation

PRODUCT DESIGN • Brand strategy • Consumer research • Trend research • Product concept and brief • Color forecasting • Sketch conceptualisation PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT TECH PACKS • Technical drawings • Bill of materials • Construction details • Trim and logo details • Packaging details PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT • Material and trim development • Colorlab dips review • Fit testing • Sample review and ordering • Cost analysis and negotiations INTERIM MANAGEMENT • Manage day-to-day process of product development • Maintain product development momentum • Collaborate with in-house design and development teams • Communicate with manufacturing partners CUSTOMIZED CONSULTING • Train and mentor • Create standards and tools • Develop management processes • Strategic planning • Vetting • Sourcing • Referrals