3d printed sunglasses

Lithuanian Startup Dear Deer Eyewear Offers Bespoke 3D Printed Eyeglasses Online

Because I was really into Barbies at age 6 when I first got prescription lenses, my very first pair of eyeglasses were huge and bright pink…I shudder to look at…

Bose Introduces 3D Printed Prototype Augmented Reality Sunglasses

You’ve probably heard of Google Glass, a brand of optical smart glass that displays information in a smartphone-like, hands-free format. This product, as is the case with many other smart…

Sculpteo and Octobre71 Keep Manufacturing Local with Stylish 3D Printed Eyewear

Anyone who wears glasses or contact lenses dreads the day when they have to be replaced, because corrective eyewear is expensive. So are quality sunglasses; if you want a pair…

South African Architect Launches Design for Partially 3D Printed Concrete Sunglasses

Concrete is a material that has been both underestimated and overused in turn throughout its presence in design history. Its brand identity seems to be that of heavy, solid, and…

Stratasys Sees a Way to Speed Eyewear to Market with New VeroFlex 3D Printing Material

From head to toe, 3D printing can help in keeping each individual stylish and comfortable. While 3D scanning and 3D printing are making huge strides in personalized footwear, eyewear is…

Powder & Heat Creates Customized, Colorful 3D Printed Glasses

We’re seeing a lot of 3D printed eyewear these days. The global eyewear industry is valued at more than $100 billion by some estimates, making the customization offered via 3D…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news,…

3D Printing of Eyewear and R&D Tax Credits

The global eyewear industry, valued at $102.66 billion in 2015, is comprised of non-US and international companies who manufacture and sell corrective, lifestyle, sun-protection, luxury, fashion, and sports eyewear. 3D…

This Week in 3D Printing on Kickstarter: A New SLA 3D Printer, 3D Pen Drawing Aid and 3D Printed Sunglasses

It’s hard to keep up with all the Kickstarter campaigns out there, and more and more crowdfunding campaigns are showing up featuring 3D printers or 3D printing-related projects. We like…

3D Printing 4 the 4th of July

It feels like it was just the New Year, but it’s already almost the Fourth of July, aka Independence Day, aka an excuse to eat and drink a lot and…

3D Scanning & 3D Printing for a Perfect Fit: Meet Skelmet’s 3D Printed Sports Sunglasses

I have bad luck with sunglasses – or maybe it’s less bad luck and more user error, as I tend to drop things a lot, and leave things places, and…

Polar Explorer Dixie Dansercoer Takes 3D Printed SEIKO Xchanger Sunglasses to North Pole

Over the past few years, we’ve seen 3D printing technology reinvigorate fashion from head to toe. This particularly rings true for accessories like eyewear, which have been designed and 3D…

Kanèsis Prepares to Launch Kickstarter Campaign for Hemp 3D Printer Filament, HempBioPlastic

It warms my hippie tree-hugging heart every time I learn of a new 3D printing material designed to preserve the environment. There have been a lot of biologically-based, compostable filaments…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – Celebrate Back to the Future Day with 3D Printing!

Well ladies and gentlesirs, today we officially live in the future. Yes, on this day, October 21st, 2015, a mad scientist named Doc Brown and his puffy-vest wearing sidekick Marty…

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 — May 30, 2015

This week’s 3D printing news was filled with great designs.  From ic! berlin’s sunglass line, to Maurizio Casella’s Harley model, Polyhelo’s safer drone, and ALPA’s customized camera lens shades — 3D printing…

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…

Stevie Wonder Sports 3D Printed Shades While Playing a 3D Printed Ukulele at 3D Systems’ CES Booth

Who says 3D printing isn’t for everyone? While thousands upon thousands of people walked through the 3D printing section of CES 2015 on Wednesday afternoon, I noticed quite a few…

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,…

Soda Concept’s 3D Printed Sunglasses Bring Customization to Eyewear

If you are like me, you can never have enough pairs of sunglasses. I have a pair that I wear with my red dress, one that I wear with my…