This week’s selection is the shocking Rubber Band Mid Print Bracelet by Printables contributor NagyBig.
Book of the Week: Digital Crafts: Industrial Technologies for Applied Artists and Designer Makers
This week’s selection is “Digital Crafts: Industrial Technologies for Applied Artists and Designer Makers” by Fabbaloo friend Anne Marie Shillito.
Design of the Week: 3D Printed Braiding Machine
This week’s selection is the Braiding Machine by Printables contributor “Jack”.
3D Printed Eco-Friendly Mushroom Leather: MycoWorks
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at a very new and eco-friendly material that could be used in 3D printing.
PEUGEOT INCEPTION CONCEPT Features 3D Printing on Textiles
Adoption of additive manufacturing at Stellantis Group continues to grow, this time via innovative 3DFashion technology from Stratasys.
Christian Dior Design Center and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the use of 3D printing in the high fashion industry.
Fashion Mules and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at a new footwear fashion trend and its relationship to 3D printing.
Del Vecchio’s Passing and 3D Printed Eyewear
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at how one industry changed and enabled a range of 3D printing applications.
Design of the Week: GnoMon 3D Printed Fashion Collection
This week’s selection is the GnoMon 3D printed fashion collection by designer Ganit Goldstein.
L’Oréal Leads Beauty Industry Makeover with 3D Printing
Charles Goulding and Andressa Bonafe examine the incredible and growing use of 3D printing at beauty giant L’Oréal.
Stratasys Aiming at 3D Printed Fashion
Stratasys announced a new 3D printer specialized for 3D printed fashions, the J850 TechStyle.
Opening Pakistan and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the recent increase in 3D printing taking place in Pakistan.
Cornell’s 3D Body Scanning Technology Licensed
LIDAR-based 3D body scanning technology has been licensed by Cornell University to a fashion startup.
LVMH and 3D Printing in the Luxury Industry
Charles R. Goulding & Andressa Bonafe look at the use of 3D printing technology in the high-end fashion industry.
2022 Predictions for 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi have some thoughts about what might transpire in the world of 3D printing during 2022.
Zara Management Developments and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi suggest ZARA should do a lot more 3D printing.
Design of the Week: HeartBeatDress
This week’s selection is the HeartBeatDress by designer Anouk Wipprecht.
Levi Strauss, the Supply Chain, and 3D Printing
Charles R. Goulding and Harry Foxman look at how the pandemic could encourage fashion makers to use more 3D printing technology.
How 3D Printing Can Benefit Your Family’s Home Comfort
3D printing innovations have had a positive impact on so many different industries.
Design of the Week: Web Wallet
This week’s selection is the Web Wallet by Craig Brice of Tessallation Studio.
National Press for Do-It-Yourself (DIY) 3D Printing Project
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi look at the relevance of DIY 3D printing projects.
Design of the Week: 3D Printed Dress
This week’s selection is the 3D printed dress by designer Sophy Wong.
The Tech Behind Those 3D Printed Balenciaga Shoes
They may look like shoes from an ‘80s Barbie doll, but a lot of technical know-how went into the 3D printed high heels from luxury brand Balenciaga.
Body Scanning Breakthrough
Researchers have developed a new algorithm that could light up the 3D printed fashion industry.
3D Printed Shoes Fit For A Kardashian
Balenciaga has been sending $3K 3D printed high heels to celebrities, but does that translate to everyday fashion?
3DiTEX’s 3D Printed Textile Technology
I’m looking at an unusual form of 3D printing involving textiles.
Susana Marques: “It Is Already Possible To Find Very Functional Solutions”
Susana Marques is a designer who has been using a number of 3D printers to develop functional and attractive fabrics.
Shining 3D x MAGARIMONO Create Footwear For The Future
MAGARIMONO and Shining 3D Additive collaborate to create footwear that oversteps the boundaries between creativity and technology.
3D Printed Fashions Becoming More Sophisticated
Ganit Goldstein is an Israel designer developing techniques for producing fantastic 3D printed fashions.
Stephanie Santos Wows With 3D Printed Couture
Stephanie Santos is a designer who wants to combine the beauties of nature and art with fashion/textile technology through 3D printing.
Can Simon Properties Use Technology To Mend The Fashion Industry?
Charles R. Goulding and Preeti Sulibhavi consider whether a recent move in retail might be helped even further by incorporating advanced technologies like 3D printing.
Susana Marques’s Journey To Real 3D Printed Fashions, Part 2
We had a chance to interview Susana Marques, a designer who has been using a number of 3D printers to develop functional and attractive fabrics.
Susana Marques’s Journey To Real 3D Printed Fashions, Part 1
We had a chance to interview Susana Marques, a fashion designer who has been using a number of 3D printers to develop functional and attractive fabrics.
Design of the Week: Quarantine Haircut Robot
This week’s selection is the scary Quarantine Haircut Robot by YouTuber Shane Wighton.
Major Development in 3D Printed Fabric
Polymaker and Covestro announced a new approach for producing 3D printed textiles, and there are huge implications.
INTAMSYS’ New High-Speed Flexible 3D Printer
INTAMSYS announced a radically new 3D printer, the FLEX 510, which is able to 3D print flexible objects at very high speeds.
New Robotic Needling Process Enables Additive Manufacturing with Wool
A new process allows 3D printing of wool to create highly unusual fabric objects and textures.
Stratasys Shows Fashion Fabric 3D Printing System
When will 3D printing finally change the fashion industry? It may happen soon with Stratasys’ announcement of a way to 3D print in full color directly on fabric using production processes.
Book of the Week: 3D Printing Design
Need inspiration for 3D design? Designer and now author Francis Bitonti’s new book offers a peek into the mind of an additive manufacturing designer, whose 3D prints continue to amaze all.
How 3D Printing Is Disrupting the Footwear Industry
From 3D glasses to jewellery, 3D printing is now being incorporated into more and more industries — and the shoe industry is no different.
Bodyblock: A Trigger For 3D Printed Fashion?
I’m looking at an interesting 3D model service called Bodyblock.
Met Gala Fashion 2019: 3D Printing, Camp, Collaboration
3D printed fashion added to the extravaganza that is the Met Gala this year.
3D Printed Names Dress Celebrates 300+ Women in STEAM
A collaborative design project is celebrating hundreds of women in STEAM.
Melissa Ng Throws Down the (3D Printed) Design Gauntlet
Melissa Ng’s stunning Phoenix Gauntlets are inspired by 15th century armor and brought to new fashionable life with 3D printed jacket molds.
Design of the Week: Spider Dress
This week’s selection is the astonishing Spider Dress by Anouk Wipprecht.
Book of the Week: Make It, Wear It: Wearable Electronics for Makers, Crafters, and Cosplayers
This week’s selection is “Make It, Wear It: Wearable Electronics for Makers, Crafters, and Cosplayers” by Shahrye Cohen and Hal Rodriguez.
Behind the Design: The Making of a Ginormous Overwatch Cosplay Costume
You may think creating cosplay costumes involves locking yourself up in a garage
Nike’s Flyprint: Is It Really 3D Printed?
Nike announced a new “3-D Printed” running shoe, but it seems a bit strange to me.
Fabric 3D Printing Craze Hits
There’s a bit of a craze underway with several people exploring the process of 3D printing on fabric.
A Step Towards 3D Printing by Amazon?
This week Amazon acquired a 3D modeling company, and I’m wondering where this may go in the future.
Bitonti Technology’s New 3D Generative API
There are 3D print fashion designers, and there are fashion designers who go a bit farther. One of them is Francis Bitonti.
Kniterate is One Step Closer to Their 3D Printing Garment Platform
Remember Openknit? The open source knitting machine made from 3D printed parts? Creator Gerard Rubio is back with the next generation of making DIY clothes easy and more accessible.
Design of the Week: Knot Knits
This week’s selection is the amazing “Knot Knits” part set by UK artist Rob Elford.
Design of the Week: Pulmonary
This week’s selection is the peculiar “Pulmonary” earrings by British designer William Stanley.
WI3DP: Sarah Ceravolo – “Whatever Your Passion Is, Chances Are There Is a Relevant Application Within 3d Printing for It”
Sarah is the founder of Convolo Design, an Australian-based design studio.
WI3DP: Annalisa Nicola – “3D Printing Has to Be Disruptive, Exploring More Technical Solutions for Manufacturing”
Annallisa Nicola is the CEO and co-founder of XYZBAG.
The Short But Instructive Life of CLAWZ, A 3D Printing Startup, Part 1
This is part 1 of a two-part series exploring the fate of a 3D printing startup.
Is This A Thing? 3D Printed Ties?
Another exploratory 3D print business venture has launched, 3DTie, which, unsurprisingly, produces a line of 3D printed ties.
The Short But Instructive Life of CLAWZ, A 3D Printing Startup, Part 2
This is part 2 of a two-part series exploring the fate of a 3D printing startup. You can find part 1 here.
Anarkik Creation’s Jewelry Niche
Anarkik3D seems to have found a niche for their haptic 3D design software: Jewelry.
Under Armour’s 3D Printed Shoe Experiment
Footwear maker Under Armour announced a small experiment in 3D printing, but it isn’t what you might think.
The MODECLIX Project — A 3D Printed Fashion Collection from UH
The fashion industry has seen its fair share of 3D printed innovation, which has hit catwalks all over the world and been incorporated into the collections of designers such as Iris van Herpen, Chanel and Noa Raviv, among others.
MADE Shows How To Capture Your Feet In 3D
A crowdfunding project has demonstrated a method of producing custom-fit shoes using 3D scanning that could be adapted for 3D printing.
A Glimpse Into Personal Fashion Design With 3D Printing
A recent TED talk by Danit Peleg shows how a designer can use 3D printing to create their own fashions.
Stratasys Attempts A Breakthrough In 3D Printed Fashion
Stratasys announced a fascinating set of 3D printed dresses that use unique methods that could attract more designers to their services.
WI3DP: Rachel Nhan
Rachel Nhan was among the featured designers on the runway. Rachel became famous in the 3D Printing industry thanks to her 3D Printed Neckpiece, before even graduating!
The Many 3D Generators of Nervous System
Did you know you could design your own uniquely complex 3D models with the help of Nervous System’s set of generator apps?
Design of the Week: Francis Bitonti Bracelet
This week’s selection is a stunning 3D printed metal bracelet by noted 3D artist Francis Bitonti.
3D Systems Introduces “Fabricate” To Merge 3D Prints and Textiles
3D Systems has developed a very simple process for integrating 3D printed models into fabrics, which they’ve named “Fabricate”.
The 3D Printed Vortex Dress Is Coming
the Vortex Dress.
What Is It Actually Like To Wear 3D Printed Fashion?
You may have seen fantastic 3D fashion prints worn by models, but what is it like to actually wear such outfits? We found out.
Will 3D Printed Fashion Ever Be Practical?
Every once in a while, we see spectacular 3D printed fashions displayed on a runway by supermodels. But are these pieces practical?
Biz Eyes Produces Some Unusual 3D Printed Looks
A Shanghai-based project enables people to show their mood using 3D printed eyewear.
CLAWZ To Break Through Into Mainstream Fashion?
3D printed nails startup CLAWZ managed to get covered in Elle, a notable fashion publication. Does this mean something important is about to happen?
CLAWZ Pre-Order Opens
3D printed fashion nail provider CLAWZ is now selling their first product: “Phases”.
Everyone Needs an Ancestro3D
Mexico-based Ideaz 3D is attempting to develop a very unique 3D print application, Ancestro3D.
CLAWZ Is Coming
CLAWZ is a fashion company using 3D printing to produce radical luxury press-on nails. We spoke with them to find out more.
Design of the Week: Smoke Dress
This week’s selection is Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht’s Smoke Dress.
Hands On With uformit’s Personalized 3D Print Service
We spent some time testing the new uformit generative 3D model service and found some amazing results.
Design of the Week: Kinematics Dress
This week’s selection is Nervous Systems’ startling Kinematics Dress.
Learn the Secrets of 3D Fashion Design
If you have any notion of creating your own 3D printed fashion, you’d best take advantage of this opportunity.
WonderLuk’s Curated 3D Designs
3D printers require 3D models in order to function, so it’s no surprise we see multiple startups hoping to supply great 3D models for printing. One of them is WonderLuk.
3Doodler to the Extreme: SHIGO X
One of the biggest winners in 3D printing crowdfunding has been 3Doodler. After a year of experience it seems they’re still finding out what’s possible with their machine.
Uformia’s Dynamic Corset
Uformia’s shape-changing 3D service has a new capability: body matching.
Kobrin’s 3D Printed Sunglasses
We’ve been contacted by an Italian-Brazilian startup that’s producing 3D printed sunglasses.
Design of the Week: Crybaby Shoes
This week’s selection is “Crybaby” 3D printed shoes by artist Sebastian Errazuriz.
Design of the Week: x.pose
This week’s selection is x.pose by designers Xuedi Chen and Pedro G. C. Oliveira.
Willy Wagner’s Hidden 3D Printing
Custom eyewear site Willy Wagner makes heavy use of 3D printing. But you’d never know it.
Mary Huang’s Actually Wearable 3D Printed Shoes. No, Really!
We’ve all seen images of fantastic 3D printed shoes over the past couple of years, but if you were to look close and handle them, you’d find they weren’t particularly wearable. Now that’s set to change.
Design of the Week: Airport Security Belt
This week’s selection is the Airport Security Belt by Norwegian Kris Cleven.
Design of the Week: 3D Printed Apron
This week’s selection is Luis Rodriguez Alcalde’s 3D Printed Apron.
You Can Now 3D Print Personalized Insoles
RSscan and Materialise have teamed up to create RSPrint, a new joint venture that is capable of scanning human feet and 3D printing custom insoles that precisely fit the scanned human.
Design of the Week: 3D Printed Belt
This week’s selection is the 3D Printed Belt by Thingiverse designer Philippe Kervizic.
PUNGAS Creates New Fashion Category
A project has invented what we believe to be an entirely new category of fashion accessory: Shoe Accessories by PUNGAS.
Design of the Week: The Bristle Dress
This week’s selection is The Bristle Dress by Francis Bitonti Studio.