Charles Goulding and Peter Favata examine the state of advanced footwear production using additive manufacturing.
From 3D glasses to jewellery, 3D printing is now being incorporated into more and more industries — and the shoe industry is no different.
Today might be a bit of a milestone for 3D printing.
For an industry responsible for wrapping material around a human foot for athletic performance purposes, it’s been a long hard road for shoe manufacturers to take 3D printing seriously as a viable form of bespoke manufacturing on a grand scale.
Shoe giant Adidas has partnered with Materialise on a new concept for 3D printed shoes: Futurecraft 3D.