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Exclusive Interview: Materialise on 3D Printing, Black Panther, Agile Fashion Design

Exclusive Interview: Materialise on 3D Printing, Black Panther, Agile Fashion Design

Black Panther hit the big screen earlier this year, immediately breaking records and grabbing attention for its storyline, diverse cast, remarkable visual effects — and dazzling overall aesthetic. That aesthetic shined through in the movie’s costume design, marrying the traditional and the futuristic into a unique Wakandan vibe made possible in part through 3D printing. Architect […]

Black Panther hit the big screen earlier this year, immediately breaking records and grabbing attention for its storyline, diverse cast, remarkable visual effects — and dazzling overall aesthetic. That aesthetic shined through in the movie’s costume...
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...
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...
3D Printing News Briefs: May 26, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: May 26, 2017

There’s a lot going on in the 3D printing world this week! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll cover everything from 3D printed clothing to 3D printing materials and 3D printers themselves. The ShareCloth team is announcing its new software solution for fashion 3D printing, while MIT researchers have developed a moisture-responsive workout suit, and […]

There’s a lot going on in the 3D printing world this week! In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll cover everything from 3D printed clothing to 3D printing materials and 3D printers themselves. The ShareCloth team is announcing its new software...
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 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...
Is Egypt Ready for 3D Printed Fashion? Designer Sara Hegazy Hopes So

Is Egypt Ready for 3D Printed Fashion? Designer Sara Hegazy Hopes So

I’m not sure if the Metropolitan Museum of Art imagined just how popular their “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology” exhibit was going to be until the crowds started pouring in. The exhibit, which opened on May 5, was scheduled to close on August 14, but after attracting 350,000 visitors in the […]

I’m not sure if the Metropolitan Museum of Art imagined just how popular their “Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology” exhibit was going to be until the crowds started pouring in. The exhibit, which opened on May 5, was scheduled to close...
Open Source Fashion Manifesto Asks You to 3D Print Your Clothes & Rock the Runway in a Brave New Fashion World

Open Source Fashion Manifesto Asks You to 3D Print Your Clothes & Rock the Runway in a Brave New Fashion World

I love a good manifesto—whether it’s political or personal. Assuming it’s not of a feverish or crazy Unibomber-ish slant, interesting ideas are usually presented by progressive writers offering an aim for change. I figure if they went to enough trouble to outline an official mission, it’s worth taking a look. And that’s definitely the case with ‘Open […]

I love a good manifesto—whether it’s political or personal. Assuming it’s not of a feverish or crazy Unibomber-ish slant, interesting ideas are usually presented by progressive writers offering an aim for change. I figure if they went to enough trouble to...
Ohne Titel Wows at New York Fashion Week with Shapeways 3D Printed Dress

Ohne Titel Wows at New York Fashion Week with Shapeways 3D Printed Dress

3D printing in fashion… Is it a new trend or is it a novelty? Often I am asked if I think 3D printed garments will replace traditional textiles and manufacturing. The simple answer is no. I believe that 3D printing will offer an alternative to traditional fashion manufacturing, and indeed will complement it. The fashion […]

3D printing in fashion… Is it a new trend or is it a novelty? Often I am asked if I think 3D printed garments will replace traditional textiles and manufacturing. The simple answer is no. I believe that 3D printing will offer an alternative to traditional...
3D Printed Pixel-tastic Fashion from Portugal’s Katty Xiomara and BEEVERYCREATIVE

3D Printed Pixel-tastic Fashion from Portugal’s Katty Xiomara and BEEVERYCREATIVE

There is no doubt that nostalgia for the pixel-based video game design of yesteryear has picked up steam. And this makes sense as the pixel style was many people of my generation’s first exposure to video games. It also could be a reaction to all of the advancements made in graphics these days. We are no […]

There is no doubt that nostalgia for the pixel-based video game design of yesteryear has picked up steam. And this makes sense as the pixel style was many people of my generation’s first exposure to video games. It also could be a reaction to all of the...
Eyebeam and Shapeways Present a New Collection of 3D Printed Fashion

Eyebeam and Shapeways Present a New Collection of 3D Printed Fashion

Emerging artists, especially those working in non-traditional media, often find it difficult to make ends meet and get access to the equipment and materials they need to create their work. Fortunately, there are organizations like Eyebeam that help foster the creative visions of these mavericks. Eyebeam is a non-profit art and technology center that exposes […]

Emerging artists, especially those working in non-traditional media, often find it difficult to make ends meet and get access to the equipment and materials they need to create their work. Fortunately, there are organizations like Eyebeam that help foster the creative...
NID Students Create Astonishing 3D Printed Fashion Accessories

NID Students Create Astonishing 3D Printed Fashion Accessories

3D printing and fashion continue to converge as naysayers within the fashion industry are finally realizing that this technology may actually have its place in the future of design. The custom aspects that 3D printing provides a future with perfectly fitting clothing, shoes, and accessories, as well as one-off designs tailored to a customer’s needs […]

3D printing and fashion continue to converge as naysayers within the fashion industry are finally realizing that this technology may actually have its place in the future of design. The custom aspects that 3D printing provides a future with perfectly fitting clothing,...
Student Designer Enlists Help of df3D for Producing 3D Printed Minimalist Apparel

Student Designer Enlists Help of df3D for Producing 3D Printed Minimalist Apparel

We always look forward to seeing the latest products forthcoming from premium 3D printing design company df3D. While their mission is to provide a first-class 3D printing service bureau and marketplace, df3D often shows off some talented moves of their own as we’ve seen previously with their high-end and beautifully ornamental 3D printed chess pieces. Always […]

We always look forward to seeing the latest products forthcoming from premium 3D printing design company df3D. While their mission is to provide a first-class 3D printing service bureau and marketplace, df3D often shows off some talented moves of their own as we’ve...
These 3D Printed Modular Clothing Embellishments Look Like They Came Straight Out of a Sci-Fi Movie

These 3D Printed Modular Clothing Embellishments Look Like They Came Straight Out of a Sci-Fi Movie

We’ve already seen 3D printing play a major role in upcoming fashion design, and although we likely won’t see individuals strolling down the street fully clad in 3D printed gear any time soon, the technology is providing designers with yet another tool to excel. As the technology and materials behind 3D printing progress, there is […]

We’ve already seen 3D printing play a major role in upcoming fashion design, and although we likely won’t see individuals strolling down the street fully clad in 3D printed gear any time soon, the technology is providing designers with yet another tool to...
China’s Nanjing Arts Institute Debuts Incredible 3D Printed Fashion

China’s Nanjing Arts Institute Debuts Incredible 3D Printed Fashion

If you were to ask me just two years ago if 3D printing and fashion would ever successfully converge, my answer would have been a very confident “NO!”. Today if you were to ask me that very same questions, I simply wouldn’t be able to provide you with an opinion. I’ve seen 3D printing and […]

If you were to ask me just two years ago if 3D printing and fashion would ever successfully converge, my answer would have been a very confident “NO!”. Today if you were to ask me that very same questions, I simply wouldn’t be able to provide you...
This 3D Printed Swimsuit Will Totally Blow Your Mind – Printed on a MakerBot 3D Printer

This 3D Printed Swimsuit Will Totally Blow Your Mind – Printed on a MakerBot 3D Printer

As 3D printing gradually inches its way into the fashion industry, individuals and companies continue to experiment with how the technology can be used in order to fabricate clothing unlike anything ever seen or worn in the past. Fashion is a funny thing. One day a style may attract all the hype, while the next […]

As 3D printing gradually inches its way into the fashion industry, individuals and companies continue to experiment with how the technology can be used in order to fabricate clothing unlike anything ever seen or worn in the past. Fashion is a funny thing. One day a...
Adriana Restrepo Demonstrates Unique, Articulate Fashion Design with 3Doodler 3D Printing Pen

Adriana Restrepo Demonstrates Unique, Articulate Fashion Design with 3Doodler 3D Printing Pen

Over the last year or so, there have been a plethora of fashion designers dabbling with 3D printing technology. While 3D printing provides for unique details and innovative designs which we have not seen in the past, the comfort level exuded in these designs still remains an obstacle. For one artist, designer, and perhaps you […]

Over the last year or so, there have been a plethora of fashion designers dabbling with 3D printing technology. While 3D printing provides for unique details and innovative designs which we have not seen in the past, the comfort level exuded in these designs still...
Multi-Paneled and Glowing in the Dark: Jiv D’s 3D Printed Dress Combines Art and Haute Couture

Multi-Paneled and Glowing in the Dark: Jiv D’s 3D Printed Dress Combines Art and Haute Couture

The London-based stylist and Fashion Director of Infringe magazine, Jiv D, obviously knows his stuff in a number of sophisticated industries from working in fashion, music, print, and video. An intensely creative soul with a penchant for technology and figuring out the puzzles of new software and manufacturing methods, he enjoys mastering a new technique, producing a stunning […]

The London-based stylist and Fashion Director of Infringe magazine, Jiv D, obviously knows his stuff in a number of sophisticated industries from working in fashion, music, print, and video. An intensely creative soul with a penchant for technology and figuring out...
South Korean Design Student 3D Prints 982 Hours Worth of Incredible Fashion Designs on a MakerBot 3D Printer

South Korean Design Student 3D Prints 982 Hours Worth of Incredible Fashion Designs on a MakerBot 3D Printer

3D printing is not just a national phenomenon by any means. This technology spans the globe, and it is becoming more and more difficult to point to particular regions of the world and say that the technology has not made its way there quite yet. South Korea is one of those nations where 3D printing […]

3D printing is not just a national phenomenon by any means. This technology spans the globe, and it is becoming more and more difficult to point to particular regions of the world and say that the technology has not made its way there quite yet. South Korea is one of...
From 3D Printed Facemasks to 3D Printed Bra Cups – Chromat’s SS15 Fashion Collection is Unique

From 3D Printed Facemasks to 3D Printed Bra Cups – Chromat’s SS15 Fashion Collection is Unique

When most people think of fashion shows they usually picture extravagant dresses, over-the-top footwear, and straps that run in places where they probably shouldn’t. Fashion runway shows are usually quite the attention grabber, with designers trying to outdo one another in terms of creativity. One fashion studio, Chromat has been creating unique structural fashion apparel […]

When most people think of fashion shows they usually picture extravagant dresses, over-the-top footwear, and straps that run in places where they probably shouldn’t. Fashion runway shows are usually quite the attention grabber, with designers trying to outdo one...
The “Synapse Dress”: Intuitive 3D printed wearable body response dress by Anouk Wipprecht

The “Synapse Dress”: Intuitive 3D printed wearable body response dress by Anouk Wipprecht

Wearables are becoming quite the fad as of late, and when combined with the up-and-coming technology of 3D printing they are beginning to gain an incredible amount of traction. This increasing interest in wearable devices stems from the culmination of smaller, more powerful computer chips, and the ability to utilize 3D printing technology to create […]

Wearables are becoming quite the fad as of late, and when combined with the up-and-coming technology of 3D printing they are beginning to gain an incredible amount of traction. This increasing interest in wearable devices stems from the culmination of smaller, more...
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