3d printed glasses

Fuel3D & Sfered Collaborate in New Mirror-Based 3D Scanning System for Custom Eyewear

As you are pushing your undoubtedly quite fashionable spectacles up your nose while reading, you’ll probably agree that the eyewear industry is definitely one in need of the best customization and…

3D Printing, Fashion and Functionality Meet in New Affordable, Customizable SpeX Eyewear

For many people, eyeglasses are a necessity, but they’re also a functional fashion accessory. Choosing the right pair of frames is a big task; after all, your glasses are going…

Belgian Designer and Materialise Team Up to Create the First Fully 3D Printed Luxury Glasses

While 3D printed eyeglasses frames have been around for years, none of the attempts to monetize printing custom glasses has really taken off yet. FDM technology still needs to work…

Eyenavision & Roger Bacon Eyewear Partner to Offer 3D Printed Glasses, Transforming Industry

When you have an entire family wearing glasses, it can become a central ‘focus.’ Someone has always misplaced them, a little one doesn’t want to don her new eyewear, or…

Ready To Party Like It’s 2016? 3D Printable New Year’s Decor Will Get You in the Spirit

While some people love New Year’s Eve, and others hate it, I think we can all agree that it’s generally not the classiest of holidays. It’s a great excuse to…

KÛR: Modern Meets Traditional in Designer’s First Foray into 3D Printing

Designer Kasuni Rathnasuriya believes in preserving traditional art forms, which is why she incorporated the dying art of handmade Dutch lace into her concept designs for the inaugural launch of KÛR,…

Inspired by MIT Scientists, an Entrepreneur Builds His Own 3D Glass Printer

One of the most exciting developments in 3D printing has been the recent advancement of printers capable of printing high-quality glass objects. We recently covered the G3DP project, an advanced glass…

Kokosom Creates Hip 3D Printed Eyeglasses

There is hardly an area of modern life that remains untouched by 3D printing technology. From the creation of prosthetics to musical instruments to furnishings, the technology has given more…

LSD Effects Without LSD? 3D Printed ‘MOOD’ Glasses Provide Psychedelic Visuals

If you want all of the visual experience of psychedelic music with none of the nasty side effects of doing heavy drugs, then the MOOD glasses created by Hungarian designer…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — July 11, 2015

This week’s news contains many cool 3D printed items, beginning with a surreal and funky Leapfrog printed Octomadness zoetrope. Then we move onto “artifacts” made by injecting resin into sand,…

Here’s Last Month’s Most Downloaded 3D Printable Models From SketchFab

A 3D model website with over 200,000 different models, Sketchfab is becoming more popular for companies and individuals looking for 3D printable content. This is Sketchfab’s most popular, downloadable, 3D…

New 3D Printed Eyewear Collection, Biz Eyes, Uses Eye-Catching Exchangeable Rings

Has anyone else noticed that eyeglasses have become the new must-have fashion accessory?  It used to be that even a decade ago most people who wore eyeglasses needed them, or…

3D Printed MONO Eyeglasses Hit Indiegogo Looking to Bring Affordable Custom Frames to Market

While there has been great advancement in the technology of creating prescription and corrective lenses, there has seemingly been little to no advancement to the frames that hold those lenses….

High Fashion + High Tech = Bawsome 3D Printed Sunglasses

You know how in the movies when the librarian girl gets a makeover and becomes the popular girl, she always loses her glasses in the transition? Well, that’s probably because…

Researchers Use 3D Printed Glasses as Case Study in Favor of Introducing Sustainability via 3D Printing

“You say you want a revolution…” Well, you should know by now… one is on the way via 3D printing, and exploding out of every viable avenue. When the technology…

Turn Back the Clock: Introducing the 3D printable ‘Cat-Eye’ and ‘1970’s’ glasses by Michele Badia

Perhaps he is the Pablo Picasso of 3D printing, or perhaps more like 3D printing’s version of Pierre Cardin or Calvin Klein. Regardless of who you would compare him to,…

Goegl Envisions Industrial Revolution, Produces 3D Printed Cork Eyewear “Oak and Dust”

Adrian Goegl has a vision that far surpasses just making glasses. Combining his interests in parametric design and generative manufacturing with his background as an optician, this industrial designer from…

Spexy Me Aims to 3D Print Your Next Pair of Perfectly Fitting Glasses

Some of us are not born with a perfectly sized head (what is the perfect size anyway?), making it difficult to find the perfect hat or glasses to fit our…

Sneaking Duck to Launch 3D Printed, Customizable Glasses Line

More and more, we are seeing new and old companies adopting 3D printing as a way to attract new customers, and create new niches completely. That’s just what we saw…