3d printed fashion

Upcoming 3D Printing Events Cater to Every Interest

Upcoming 3D Printing Events Cater to Every Interest

If you’re looking for a 3D printing-related conference or event to attend in the near future, there’s no shortage of options, from Inside 3D Printing Seoul this week to the second annual Additive Manufacturing Summit in January, plus lots in between. Additive International, formerly known as the International Conference on Additive Manufacturing and 3D Printing, […]

If you’re looking for a 3D printing-related conference or event to attend in the near future, there’s no shortage of options, from Inside 3D Printing Seoul this week to the second annual Additive Manufacturing Summit in January, plus lots in between....
3D Printed Fashion: APEX Coat and Handbag Exhibited at GE’s Industry in 3D

3D Printed Fashion: APEX Coat and Handbag Exhibited at GE’s Industry in 3D

Last week, I attended the Industry in 3D conference, sponsored by GE, in New York. While much of the event focused on automotive, aerospace and medical uses of metal 3D printing, there were some more novel examples of 3D printing. There were 3D printed bicycle components, skateboard trucks, eyeglasses and smartphones. And there was a […]

Last week, I attended the Industry in 3D conference, sponsored by GE, in New York. While much of the event focused on automotive, aerospace and medical uses of metal 3D printing, there were some more novel examples of 3D printing. There were 3D printed bicycle...
Julia Daviy Uses 3D Printing to Create Beautiful Biodegradable Fashion

Julia Daviy Uses 3D Printing to Create Beautiful Biodegradable Fashion

Textiles are a major part of the waste problem in the world. According to the Council for Textile Recycling, the average US citizen throws away 70 pounds of clothing or other textiles every year, and the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that about 5% of landfill space is taken up by textiles. Even many people who […]

Textiles are a major part of the waste problem in the world. According to the Council for Textile Recycling, the average US citizen throws away 70 pounds of clothing or other textiles every year, and the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that about 5% of...
3D Printed Dress from Iris van Herpen Pushes Boundaries of Fashion

3D Printed Dress from Iris van Herpen Pushes Boundaries of Fashion

Too many people believe that art and science exist as polar opposites and have delineated the disciplines as existing in an irreconcilable dichotomy that acts to drive the two types of knowledge apart. This conceptualization of the knowledge cultures is akin to placing two magnets next to each other such that their same poles when […]

Too many people believe that art and science exist as polar opposites and have delineated the disciplines as existing in an irreconcilable dichotomy that acts to drive the two types of knowledge apart. This conceptualization of the knowledge cultures is akin to...
Tie On Some High Fashion with 3B Army’s New Line of 3D Printed Ties

Tie On Some High Fashion with 3B Army’s New Line of 3D Printed Ties

Some people love ties, and some people hate them. They can be a way to express yourself, or they can be an annoyance that one has to deal with at any business, formal or semi-formal event. Most fathers have probably received at least one for birthdays or Father’s Day, and have bravely even worn them […]

Some people love ties, and some people hate them. They can be a way to express yourself, or they can be an annoyance that one has to deal with at any business, formal or semi-formal event. Most fathers have probably received at least one for birthdays or...
Seth Aaron by Feetz Line Hits the Runway in Debut of the First 3D Printed Designer Shoe and Accessory Collection

Seth Aaron by Feetz Line Hits the Runway in Debut of the First 3D Printed Designer Shoe and Accessory Collection

We have been following San Diego-based technology company Feetz ever since we first heard Founder and CEO Lucy Beard’s custom 3D printed shoe pitch back in 2014. Not long after, the company raised $1.25 million in a seed funding round, and 3DPrint.com had the chance to check out a 3D printed preview pair of Feetz, as […]

We have been following San Diego-based technology company Feetz ever since we first heard Founder and CEO Lucy Beard’s custom 3D printed shoe pitch back in 2014. Not long after, the company raised $1.25 million in a seed funding round, and 3DPrint.com had the...
Two-Time Project Runway Winner Teaming Up with Feetz to Launch 3D Printed Designer Shoe Line

Two-Time Project Runway Winner Teaming Up with Feetz to Launch 3D Printed Designer Shoe Line

3D printed fashion has hit the runway more times than I can count, and less than a month ago the bomber jacket by Israeli designer Danit Peleg became the first commercially available 3D printed garment. Two years ago, the designers on one of my favorite reality television shows, Emmy-nominated Project Runway, had the chance to use […]

3D printed fashion has hit the runway more times than I can count, and less than a month ago the bomber jacket by Israeli designer Danit Peleg became the first commercially available 3D printed garment. Two years ago, the designers on one of my favorite reality...
2017 Red Dot Award Winner Sees 3D Printing as Future of Fashion

2017 Red Dot Award Winner Sees 3D Printing as Future of Fashion

3D printing is often touted as the technology of the future. As it progresses, we will continue to see innovation and changes in manufacturing we simply never imagined. Nearly every industry is already seeing an impact though, whether minor or major, and designer Maria Alejandra Mora-Sanchez is quick to point out that she sees 3D […]

3D printing is often touted as the technology of the future. As it progresses, we will continue to see innovation and changes in manufacturing we simply never imagined. Nearly every industry is already seeing an impact though, whether minor or major, and designer...
3D Printing Goes Ready to Wear as Danit Peleg’s Bomber Jacket Becomes the First Commercially Available 3D Printed Garment

3D Printing Goes Ready to Wear as Danit Peleg’s Bomber Jacket Becomes the First Commercially Available 3D Printed Garment

The only fashion shows I’ve ever attended have featured 3D printed collections, with talented designers turning to 3D printing to create wearable art ready to walk down the runway at RAPID. While an additive manufacturing tradeshow isn’t necessarily the go-to place for fashion in general, the shows have been standing room-only the last two years. […]

The only fashion shows I’ve ever attended have featured 3D printed collections, with talented designers turning to 3D printing to create wearable art ready to walk down the runway at RAPID. While an additive manufacturing tradeshow isn’t necessarily the...
Sculptural 3D Printed Glasses Produced by Safilo, Materialise and Francis Bitonti

Sculptural 3D Printed Glasses Produced by Safilo, Materialise and Francis Bitonti

Many people have to get glasses at an early age, even in young childhood. For a child, having to get glasses can be traumatic – the fear of being labeled a nerd or four-eyes is a big one. What can help, though, is having cool frames. That doesn’t go away with childhood, either; many adults […]

Many people have to get glasses at an early age, even in young childhood. For a child, having to get glasses can be traumatic – the fear of being labeled a nerd or four-eyes is a big one. What can help, though, is having cool frames. That doesn’t go away...
Recipient of 2017 Be3Dimensional Innovation Grant Explores the Possibilities of 3D Printing and Design

Recipient of 2017 Be3Dimensional Innovation Grant Explores the Possibilities of 3D Printing and Design

One of my favorite areas of 3D printing is that of 3D printed art. It’s an entirely new area, resulting in designs unlike anything that has been seen before. Just like in the areas of medicine, aerospace, manufacturing, and – well, just about every other area, 3D printing opens up new possibilities for art. New […]

One of my favorite areas of 3D printing is that of 3D printed art. It’s an entirely new area, resulting in designs unlike anything that has been seen before. Just like in the areas of medicine, aerospace, manufacturing, and – well, just about every other...
Teenage Fashion Designer Utilizes Laser Cutting and 3D Printing to Make Colorful Collections

Teenage Fashion Designer Utilizes Laser Cutting and 3D Printing to Make Colorful Collections

If anyone thinks that a teenager can’t run their own business, they clearly haven’t met Florida fashion designer Ariel Swedroe. The 13-year-old from Miami has been sewing since she was 8 years old, and will soon be showing her bright and colorful resort-wear collection at next month’s Miami Swim Week. Swedroe makes made-to-order couture pieces as Swedroe Art […]

If anyone thinks that a teenager can’t run their own business, they clearly haven’t met Florida fashion designer Ariel Swedroe. The 13-year-old from Miami has been sewing since she was 8 years old, and will soon be showing her bright and colorful...
RESHAPE 17: Programmable Skins Competition Kicks Off With Partners IN(3D)USTRY and Noumena Studio

RESHAPE 17: Programmable Skins Competition Kicks Off With Partners IN(3D)USTRY and Noumena Studio

Online digital platform RESHAPE promotes the design, research, and production of digital ideas, and represents a large international community of makers, designers, and customers who are inspired by innovation and want to explore the implications and applications of technology in today’s society. In 2014, RESHAPE held a Digital Craft Competition, and then a Wearable Technology […]

Online digital platform RESHAPE promotes the design, research, and production of digital ideas, and represents a large international community of makers, designers, and customers who are inspired by innovation and want to explore the implications and applications of...
ReShoes Contest 2017: Designers 3D Print Innovative New Footwear Prototypes

ReShoes Contest 2017: Designers 3D Print Innovative New Footwear Prototypes

Clothing and shoes are something humans have required—or at least wanted—since they began walking on this earth, whether battling the elements, seeking warmth, or, quite often, making an individual statement. Fashion design and manufacturing seems to be a glamorous career, which many of us dream about and covet from a young age, but it’s not […]

Clothing and shoes are something humans have required—or at least wanted—since they began walking on this earth, whether battling the elements, seeking warmth, or, quite often, making an individual statement. Fashion design and manufacturing seems to be a glamorous...
3D Printing Hit the Runway in Annual RAPID Fashion Show

3D Printing Hit the Runway in Annual RAPID Fashion Show

Earlier this month, RAPID + TCT brought the latest technologies and partnerships in the 3D printing world to the forefront as the event hit the Steel City for 2017. In the midst of industrial additive manufacturing, high-level conversations, major product and collaboration announcements, and a general meeting of the minds was a breath of fresh […]

Earlier this month, RAPID + TCT brought the latest technologies and partnerships in the 3D printing world to the forefront as the event hit the Steel City for 2017. In the midst of industrial additive manufacturing, high-level conversations, major product and...
3Dwalla and Fashion Design Student Design and 3D Print New Fabrics for Maternity Wear Collection

3Dwalla and Fashion Design Student Design and 3D Print New Fabrics for Maternity Wear Collection

In 2015, Monik Shah founded the 3D printing service 3Dwalla in Mumbai, which offers 3D printing and prototyping services to accelerate product development and innovation. The startup, with a tagline of “Prints Beyond Paper,” encourages people to design and manufacture products that can compete in our ever-changing world, and the team of 3Dwalla experts help enthusiasts, […]

In 2015, Monik Shah founded the 3D printing service 3Dwalla in Mumbai, which offers 3D printing and prototyping services to accelerate product development and innovation. The startup, with a tagline of “Prints Beyond Paper,” encourages people to design and...
3D Printing in Fashion: Designers Alexis Walsh and Justin Hattendorf Tell Us About Their 3D Printed Apex Coat

3D Printing in Fashion: Designers Alexis Walsh and Justin Hattendorf Tell Us About Their 3D Printed Apex Coat

Alexis Walsh is a fashion designer we’ve been following for a while, ever since she introduced her 3D printed fashion with the Lysis Collection in 2015. We also admired her 3D printed Spire Dress a year later, and we were excited to learn that she has recently completed a new 3D printed project in collaboration with up-and-coming […]

Alexis Walsh is a fashion designer we’ve been following for a while, ever since she introduced her 3D printed fashion with the Lysis Collection in 2015. We also admired her 3D printed Spire Dress a year later, and we were excited to learn that she has recently...
Industrial Designer Creates Striking, Entirely 3D Printed Shoes

Industrial Designer Creates Striking, Entirely 3D Printed Shoes

We’ve written quite a bit about 3D printed shoes lately. Yesterday, we learned that Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber was the first player to wear partially 3D printed cleats in a major league baseball game, and Wiivv recently launched a Kickstarter campaign (which is steadily approaching its fundraising goal) for custom 3D printed sandals. Around […]

We’ve written quite a bit about 3D printed shoes lately. Yesterday, we learned that Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber was the first player to wear partially 3D printed cleats in a major league baseball game, and Wiivv recently launched a Kickstarter...
In-Store 3D Printing Creates Custom 3D Print-Knit Clothing at the Ministry of Supply

In-Store 3D Printing Creates Custom 3D Print-Knit Clothing at the Ministry of Supply

I rarely, if ever, buy clothing online – I like to try things on myself first. I just don’t trust clothes I buy online to fit properly, and to all the people who tell me that I can just send it back if it doesn’t fit, I ask in all honesty – who has time […]

I rarely, if ever, buy clothing online – I like to try things on myself first. I just don’t trust clothes I buy online to fit properly, and to all the people who tell me that I can just send it back if it doesn’t fit, I ask in all honesty – who...
From the Digital Fabrication Zone to the Runway: STEFANAKOU Takes 3D Printing to Fashion

From the Digital Fabrication Zone to the Runway: STEFANAKOU Takes 3D Printing to Fashion

The 3D printing lab at Ryerson University is part of their Design Fabrication Zone, a dedicated workspace that not only engages students but serves as an incubator for ideas and for startups. Among the startups launching out of the DFZ is STEFANAKOU, a fashion design endeavor led by Stephania Stefanakou, a recent Ryerson graduate. I […]

The 3D printing lab at Ryerson University is part of their Design Fabrication Zone, a dedicated workspace that not only engages students but serves as an incubator for ideas and for startups. Among the startups launching out of the DFZ is STEFANAKOU, a fashion design...
2017 Vancouver Fashion Week: Australian Designer to Debut Dress with 150 3D Printed Butterflies

2017 Vancouver Fashion Week: Australian Designer to Debut Dress with 150 3D Printed Butterflies

Artists, and most certainly fashion designers, are known for their willingness to take risks. With the advent of the 3D printer, not only could they suddenly branch out into a wealth of infinite new directions, but they were afforded previously unheard of self-sustainability in manufacturing, making everything from museum-quality couture to the avant-garde and even […]

Artists, and most certainly fashion designers, are known for their willingness to take risks. With the advent of the 3D printer, not only could they suddenly branch out into a wealth of infinite new directions, but they were afforded previously unheard of...
Odo Fioravanti Creates 3D Printed ‘Bern’ Clutch for Maison 203

Odo Fioravanti Creates 3D Printed ‘Bern’ Clutch for Maison 203

Last April, we covered the fascinating 3D printed ‘Ivy’ clutch by Odo Fioravanti. For 2017, Fioravanti has created another clutch for Maison 203. Like his ‘Ivy’ and ‘Armure’ clutches that were also designed for Maison 203, the ‘Bern’ clutch is a hard shelled case that is securely latched with hidden magnets, but that’s where the […]

Last April, we covered the fascinating 3D printed ‘Ivy’ clutch by Odo Fioravanti. For 2017, Fioravanti has created another clutch for Maison 203. Like his ‘Ivy’ and ‘Armure’ clutches that were also designed for Maison 203, the...
Fashion Designer Babette Sperling Uses WillowFlex Filament to 3D Print Secret Messages in Natural Materials

Fashion Designer Babette Sperling Uses WillowFlex Filament to 3D Print Secret Messages in Natural Materials

3D printed fashion has been a hot topic in the last couple of years, and there’s no denying that it’s really cool. I’ve seen one 3D printed fashion show in person, and have watched and read about many others online, and I’m amazed at what designers are able to do with 3D printing. Like a […]

3D printed fashion has been a hot topic in the last couple of years, and there’s no denying that it’s really cool. I’ve seen one 3D printed fashion show in person, and have watched and read about many others online, and I’m amazed at what...
3D Printed Vortex Dress Brings the Intergalactic to Fashion

3D Printed Vortex Dress Brings the Intergalactic to Fashion

This dress is out of this world. The Vortex Dress, created by fashion designer and design engineer Laura Thapthimkuna, is as close as you can get to interstellar fashion. But just because it looks like it came from outer space doesn’t mean that the design just fell down from the heavens. Instead, it is the […]

This dress is out of this world. The Vortex Dress, created by fashion designer and design engineer Laura Thapthimkuna, is as close as you can get to interstellar fashion. But just because it looks like it came from outer space doesn’t mean that the design just...
3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — December 10, 2016

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed This Week — December 10, 2016

On this week’s edition of “The Stories We Missed,” we’ve got a whole collection of news from across the entire 3D printing industry. To start, the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office will be issuing a $5 million grant to ORNL and Ames Laboratory to help research new techniques for creating tailored metal alloy […]

On this week’s edition of “The Stories We Missed,” we’ve got a whole collection of news from across the entire 3D printing industry. To start, the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office will be issuing a $5 million grant...
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