Footwear Design Services:
Design Refinement Through An Iterative Process
We subscribe to a simple statistical reality about footwear design: The broader your selection of shoe design drawings – and likewise, the more intensive the cut-down process – the closer we get to the best first physical prototype.
Our iterative process is designed to stimulate discussion and revisions, leading to a definitive understanding of the product brief and development of prototypes in sufficient variety, color and number.
On-Point Brand Design Through Co-Creation
Freehand in the footwear design process certainly may result in beautiful shoes, but it fails to take into consideration your brand’s internal design philosophy, inspirations, brand DNA and messaging.
Through collaborative efforts, we fully understand the design job, allowing us to pinpoint the best footwear design prototype to manufacture.
Depth Of Expert Footwear Design Resources
In addition to our intensive internal research of industry innovations, our client relationships also expose us to their own internal innovations, as well as lend connections to a variety of sophisticated suppliers.
We see an entire spectrum of materials and have intimate insight and experience into the innovation supply chain – all a means to help you get and stay ahead of the latest trending style curve.
Quick, Quality Shoe Samples In A Flash
Mercury’s Design Dash service is a rapid footwear design process with a prototype turnaround within 7-10 days – the fastest design cycle on the market. This allows you to provide a quality prototype to a retailer quicker than your competitors so you close the deal.
Footwear Design Services:
A Simplified Filtration Of Design Ideas
Our footwear design services are efficient and cost-effective. Instead of bogging you down in 50 shoe models, our filtration of ideas helps determine several solid prototypes to effectively deliver on quality and your price point.
An Alternative Viewpoint Based On Extensive Expertise
Often, it’s necessary to step outside of your own internal design processes. At Mercury, we represent an alternative design angle based on our own testing and development, as well as working with other brands.
Fast Turnaround To Increase Your Merchandising Opportunities
When a retailer opportunity arises with a fast buying cycle, you need footwear design prototypes immediately. We’re able to produce samples within 7-10 days, putting you first in line for the bidding process.
The Testing Room
It’s hard work staying on top of new shoe technology and design. That’s why we have a dedicated testing and sample room – the largest in the industry – to test sourced materials for quality and innovation, as well as to explore creative shoe concepts.