Designed with Onshape, manufactured with the new HP Jet Fusion 5420W system.
Carbon’s new EPU 44 material uses a lattice to translate vertical force into horizontal motion in sustainability-focused Adidas 4DFWD footwear.
Stratasys announced a new 3D printer specialized for 3D printed fashions, the J850 TechStyle.
Charles R. Goulding & Andressa Bonafe look at the use of 3D printing technology in the high-end fashion industry.
This week’s selection is the HeartBeatDress by designer Anouk Wipprecht.
A company is offering perfectly-fitting swim goggles with 3D technology.
Stephanie Santos is a designer who wants to combine the beauties of nature and art with fashion/textile technology through 3D printing.
I’m looking at an interesting 3D model service called Bodyblock.
Charles Goulding, Tyler Gianchetta, and Andressa Bonafe take a look at 3D printing in innovative apparel.
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe discuss innovations in smart fabrics that might be impacted by 3D printing.
A new making device launched this week that enables printing of clothing.
Probably you can’t 3D print cotton, but a new project hopes to find a way to do so.
We’ve been perusing the works of UK-based artist Rob Elford, who specializes in wearable 3D printed items. Any one of his works could easily qualify for our Design of the Week feature, but we felt it necessary to show his new collection, “Ephemeral Delusions in a Motionless State”. Elford says: The inspiration for Ephemeral… Continue reading The Amazing 3D Printed Designs of Rob Elford
Recently at the Ace Hotel in in New York City, the world’s first completely 3D printed dress was unveiled. Created by Michael Schimdt and 3D modeled by Francis Bitonti, the dress was printed in 17 pieces constructed in nylon. Once printed at the Shapeways factory, the dress was dyed black and adorned with… Continue reading The World’s First 3D Printed Dress
Nike’s new Vapor Laser Talon football shoe wouldn’t exist without 3D printing technology. The shoe manufacturer used metal 3D printing technology to prototype a special plate and traction system for the new footwear. According to Nike’s MJP Performance Director, Lance Walker: Nike’s new 3D printed plate is contoured to allow football athletes to… Continue reading Nike’s 3D Printed Talons
If you’re visiting London soon, we’d recommend you spend some time at the Victoria and Albert Museum, home of incredible deisgns of all kinds. Typically the works are historical, but at times contemporary works are displayed. That’s what’s happening now in a new exhibition called “The Power of Making” taking place at the V&A from… Continue reading The V&A Goes 3D
One of Netherland’s most talented Dutch fashion designers, Iris van Herpen, will display her work at centraal museum utrecht from 29 June to 9 October this year. The exhibition will include not only some of her amazing 3D printed fashions, but there will also be a 3D printer (a Dimension) on site demonstrating the process… Continue reading The Iris van Herpen Exhibition
A short while ago we wrote about Shapeways’ 3D printed Bikini, and we speculated on the complexity of software required to develop appropriately fitting 3D clothing. The subtlety of fashionable curves and comfort fit are extraordinarily difficult, as they would necessarily be unique to each and every person. Even slight variations could render a fashion… Continue reading Parametric Clothing
We were very excited to read about Shapeways latest creation: a 3D printed Bikini that you can actually purchase and wear! Up to now, most 3D printed fashions were wild, crazy and effectively impractical for common use. Typically you’d see 3D printed fashions in a museum or modern art event, but never in a place… Continue reading 3D Printed Bikini: Breakthrough or Barrier?
Experiments at LMNts Tech Studio are demonstrating the feasibility of printing flexible materials. Using their high-end commercial Objet 3D printer and 3D modeling software, they designed and printed a kind of miniature ball-and-socket joint. They linked many of these joints together in a mesh. A Flexible Mesh. But wait – isn’t fabric a… Continue reading Will Flexible Grids Lead to 3D Printed Cloth?
Fabbing superstar Janne Kyttanen of Freedom of Creation has been commissioned to produce unique white 3D printed gloves, as shown here. The gloves were commissioned by the Design Hub Barcelona, are will be on display from 15 June 2010 to 28 February 2011 in at the Fabrication Laboratory exhibition. According to DHUB: The objects… Continue reading 3D Printed Gloves
Blockbuster film Iron Man 2 has a direct 3D printing connection: Iron Man’s suit, as well as that of arch-nemesis Whiplash, were produced on a 3D printer. And they didn’t just print a mould for the suit parts, they printed the actual suit components. After a bit of paint, they were ready to be worn!… Continue reading Printing The Iron Man, And More
A recent post by Core77 described how 3D printers are being used to produce one-off fashion shoes. While we are somewhat skeptical of the fashion score of these particular heels, the idea is interesting: print a newly designed pair of shoes each time you go out; recycle the material into a new pair for the… Continue reading Fashionable 3D Printing