In this article - Frequently Asked Questions:
Explore is a product development library which is completely open source and encourages sharing ideas, collaborations and creating community-driven standards. We are firm believers that for fashion Industry to survive and push innovation, every one of us should SERIOUSLY consider contributing back to the industry.
Therefore Techpacker has come out to create tools and collaborate with expert fashion designers, technical designers, product developers and renowned companies such as Alvanon (the global apparel business expert) and Mainetti (global manufacturer of packaging material ) to open up their library and contribute their expertise by creating cards that can easily be Packed by anyone directly on their Techpacks.
What this means is together we will contribute and share our experiences and expertise not only to help the industry but to learn and collaborate with each other to make fashion products: better, faster and together.
How to access Explore?
To access Explore Library, log-in to your account and from the top menu, click on the "Explore" button (see image below).
How do I search for cards on Explore?
Once you're in Explore, there are 2 ways to search for what you're looking for -
- Search bar: enter any keyword to narrow your search (e.g. t-shirt)
- Filter bar: Use the filter bar on the left to quickly refine cards by Sketches, Materials, Measurements, Most Viewed, Most Packed & Most Recent
How do I pack (save) cards from Explore?
It's simple! Hover over any card you wish to pack and a pop-up description will appear. You'll have the option to pack (aka save) that card to your personal or team library (see images below). To learn how to utilize your personal or team libraries, click here.
Can I use anything from Explore in my Techpacks?
You can pack the cards to your libraries, but keep in mind that all cards are covered under Creative Commons licenses by the owner of the card therefore before using, you should read full details and abide by it. Techpacker does not hold any responsibility for infringements of any intellectual property. You can read full details of our terms and services by clicking here.
If you see anything that you think should not be posted on techpacker, then please report to us through commenting below or email and we will respond within 24 hours.
How can I contribute cards to Explore?
If you are a manufacturer, a supplier or a Freelancer and would like to showcase your cards to designers around the world from "Explore" section, then you can reach out to us directly by either comments sections below or email us to firstname.lastname@example.org
How often do you update Explore library?
We try to update Explore library once a week however as there are hundreds of cards that are created every day, which will increase the frequency up to once a day.