3d printed shoes

HILOS Launches Studio OS for AI-Driven 3D Printed Shoe Design

At Milan Design Week, footwear 3D printing startup HILOS has unveiled its latest development, Studio OS. Introduced at the historical Villa Bagatti Valsecchi, the platform is meant to redefine how…

Nike’s 3D Printed Shoes Mix AM and AI into a Hype Sauce Yawnevent

Nike has released Athlete Imagined Revolution (A.I.R), a line of 13 sneaker concepts featuring the use of additive manufacturing (AM). Developed from sketches through generative AI and interviews with Nike…

HILOS Realizes Footwear Designs of Ancuta Sarca with Shoe 3D Printing Platform

Designer Ancuta Sarca collaborated with HILOS Studio to unveil 3D printed shoes at London Fashion Week. Together, they created a wedge sandal that highlights Ancuta’s design prowess and HILOS’s platform-based…

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…

3DPOD Episode 174: 3D Printed Shoes with Elias Stahl, HILOS Founder & CEO

Elias Stahl believes that his startup, HILOS, has the potential to transform the manufacturing industry. Starting with 3D printed shoes, he aims to integrate this technology with skilled labor, additional…

Evonik Kicks off New Powder for 3D Printed Shoes and Beyond

Evonik, a key supplier of PA 12 for powder bed fusion, has recently expanded its portfolio to include filaments, vat polymerization resins, and a variety of other materials. The company…

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…

How Do Adidas 3D Printed Midsoles Hold up after a Year of Use?

I have been entranced with 3D printing since 2014, when I was just 14 years old. Ever since I learned about this technology, I have wondered if we could eventually…

3D Printing News Unpeeled: HI-RAM, Golf Shoes and Style2Fab

At Clemson University Shunyu Liu and her students are developing HI-RAM builds which is a metal 3D printing technology combined with synchronous hot rolling for increased part strength.  The MC87…

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…

3DPOD Episode 166: 3D Printed Shoes and the Big Pictures with Nicoline van Enter, CEO of Footwearology

Nicoline van Enter, a seasoned figure in the realms of footwear and trend forecasting, has taken her expertise to Footwearology, where she leads training and workshops for those eager to…

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…

Killer 3D Printing Applications: Variable Density Cushioning

One of the biggest opportunities for 3D printing applications out there is variable density cushioning. This is a widely misunderstood area that could unlock multi-billion revenues for additive manufacturing (AM)….

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),…

Porsche and Puma Release 3D Printed Sneaker

Puma has worked with Porsche Design on the 3D MTRX TRAINERS, $430 sneakers featuring a lightweight, stable, cushioning 3D printed sole and an upper made of leather with carbon fiber…

Danish Clothing Brand Rains Takes on AM with Zellerfeld 3D Printed Shoes

Danish outerwear brand Rains has partnered with Zellerfeld, a company that is enabling fashion brands to create 3D printed shoes through desktop 3D printers and TPU. The new Puffer sneaker,…

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…

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 Unpeeled: Dior, Botter and Rains 3D Print Shoes at Paris Fashion Week

Danish brand Rains has made a 3D printed TPU shoe together with Zellerfeld. Zellerfeld is a shoe 3D Printing service. Meanwhile Dior made a powder bed fusion cellular shoe out…

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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….