3D printed footwear

3D Printing News Briefs, January 6, 2024: Digital Spares, Interbody Implants, Shoes, & More

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs—the first of the new year!—we’ll start with metal 3D printing and move on to software and digital spares. Then it’s on to medical news…

HILOS Unveils On-demand 3D Printed Shoe Platform at Art Basel

At Art Basel in Miami, Portland startup HILOS Studio announced a new partnership that signals a shift in the company’s business strategy for 3D printed footwear production, likely for the…

Berkshire Hathaway’s Brooks Running Taps HP for 3D Printed Running Shoes

Though adidas has continued to make a significant dent in the additive footwear market, through its partnerships with Carbon and BASF, HP may prove to be the real winner in…

OECHSLER and Sneakprint 3D Print Truly Custom Sneaker Midsoles

German plastics manufacturing firm OECHSLER is teaming up with Sneakprint GmbH to offer sneakers featuring custom 3D printed midsoles. These midsoles will be manufactured in Germany by OECHSLER using 3D…

3D Printing Webinar and Event Roundup: September 17, 2023

It’s another busy week filled with 3D printing webinars and events! Topics include photopolymers and industrial automation, aerospace and 3D scanning, DIGITAL FOAM and composite 3D printers, biomaterial bioinks, and…

ASICS and LuxCreo Reimagine Footwear with New 3D Printed Sandal

Building on their collaborative journey, renowned sports footwear brand ASICS and 3D printing solutions innovator LuxCreo have released the Actibreeze Hybrid Sandal, available at a retail price of $80. Designed…

3D Printing News Briefs, July 22, 2023: Renewable Energy, Construction, Shoes, & More

We’re kicking off today’s 3D Printing News Briefs with additive construction, as RCAM Technologies will purchase a gantry robot system from CyBe Construction and PERI 3D Construction has begun work…

Decathlon Shows off 3D Printed Shoes Made with HP and Lonati

At textile trade fair ITMA in Milan, Decathlon, Lonati Group and HP showcased the latest in 3D printed shoes. Decathlon’s latest footwear concept features a midsole and outsole produced using…

Chris Brown Releases 3D Printed Sandals via Zellerfeld.com

If there was any doubt that 3D printed shoes are now a “Thing,” this should put those doubts to rest: musician Chris Brown has partnered with shoe 3D printing marketplace…

3D Printed Sneakers Made from Foaming Pellets Unveiled by ELASTIUM

3D printing shoes has taken off in a big way over the past year. One company joining the fray is ELASTIUM. Based in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE),…

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Exclusive Interview: Porsche Design on 3D Printing Shoes with Puma

Just recently Porsche Design and Puma collaborated on the design of a new shoe, the 3D MTRX. The athletic footwear uses vat polymerization to make a lattice sole with high…

3D Printing News Briefs, May 6, 2023: 3D Printing Biopolymers & Shoes & Chocolate

We’re kicking things off in News Briefs with material news today, as Fictiv has launched ten new advanced 3D printing materials. Moving on, CLEANR is using the Formlabs Automation Ecosystem…

3D Print Flip-Flops, Not Shoes

Many startups, fashion brands, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and large shoe companies are working on 3D printed shoes. I love the optimism and the fact that this could one day…

Former Nike Execs Invest in 3D Printed Shoe Startup HILOS in $3M Round

Among the 3D printed footwear startups that has received the most recent attention is HILOS. The Portland, Oregon company first attracted attention for its approach to 3D printing potentially more…

3D Printing News Briefs, February 18, 2023: Post-Processing, Footwear, & More

First up in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, Wohlers Associates has published a specialty report on post-processing, and AON3D has launched a line of filaments. On to business, Lithoz and…

Reebok and Dior Debut 3D Printed Shoes at Paris Fashion Week

Adidas, Carbon, and Oechsler have really been in the lead in 3D printing shoes. But, New Balance, Nike and others have tried, as well. It looks like the sneaker heads will have…

3D Printing News Briefs, December 31, 2022: AI-Generated Footwear, Anniversary, & More

We’re starting out with AI-generated, 3D printed footwear in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs. Then, Lithoz reported its best year ever, and Women in 3D Printing celebrated its eight-year anniversary….

Balena’s Circular Model for 3D Printed Biodegradable, Compostable Slides

According to SmarTech Analysis in its report on “3D-Printed Footwear 2020-2030, an Analysis of the Market Potential of 3D Printing in the Footwear Industry,” the sector is expected to reach…

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Former Head of Yeezy-Adidas Innovation Lab Launches 3D Printed Footwear Studio with $6M Investment

FCTRY LAb, a Los Angeles-based 3D printed footwear prototyping lab and venture studio, has launched, and in the process, is announcing a $6 million initial tranche of private equity investment….

Ye Debuts 3D Printed Boot Powered by Zellerfeld for Paris Fashion Week

Amidst outrage at his decision to wear a “White Lives Matter” T-shirt at Paris Fashion Week while debuting the YEEZY Season 9 collection, other aspects of the show naturally flew…

ASICS Enters 3D Printed Footwear Market with $80 ACTIBREEZE 3D Sandals

Japanese multinational corporation ASICS specializes in producing sportswear, and its new ACTIBREEZE 3D slides, with a 3D printed honeycomb build, will soon be released to the market. The breathable, thick-soled…

Issey Miyake Brand 3D Prints High-End Sandals with Magarimono

For more than two decades, Japanese luxury label Issey Miyake set out to weave the future of fashion with its revolutionary A-POC (A Piece of Cloth) brand, and in 2021…

3D Printing News Briefs, January 1st, 2022: CES 2022, Standards, Business, & More

Happy New Year! We’re starting with this week’s CES 2022 in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then moving on to a new AM standard and business news from Roboze and…

Fashion Designer Reimagines Footwear Landscape with 3D Printed HERON01 Sneaker

Move over Adidas, Nike, and New Balance, Heron Preston is here to disrupt the 3D printed shoe game. The fashion designer is well known for his avant-garde creations, and from…