Carve Designs, a California-based producer of women's swimwear, beachwear, surfwear and beach-inspired apparel, has received a significant, unspecified investment from Warren B. Kanders, the executive chairman of Black Diamond. He also chairs Mountain Khakis and Safariland. Thayler Sylvester and Jennifer Hinton, who founded Carve Designs in 2003, will continue to act as chief executive and creative director, respectively.