Iris van Herpen

Industry Experts Interview Naomi Kaempfer

Naomi Kaempfer Naomi Kaempfer is the Creative Director of Art, Fashion and Design for Stratasys. She has a wide background of experience within the 3D printing and fashion realm. Kaempfer…

Why 3D Printing Needs to be in the Modern Fashion Designer’s Skillset

The world of 3D printing is constantly evolving. Historically its primary use has been in engineering, but it is now poised to revolutionise the fashion industry, changing how we produce…

Iris van Herpen Branches Out but Doesn’t Ignore 3D Printing for Latest Collection

Many fashion designers have begun incorporating 3D printing into their work, but among the very first to do so was Iris van Herpen. She will always be known as the leader…

Penn State Student Focuses Business Plan on Custom 3D Printed Shoes

The world of fashion is a fantastic place for exploring the limitations and possibilities present in 3D printing technology. From burgeoning designers such as 13-year-old Ariel Swedroe to heavy hitters…

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…

Vespers: Series of 3D Printed Death Masks Feature at National Gallery of Victoria

We have long admired the work of Neri Oxman, the architect, designer, and professor who runs the Mediated Matter research group at the MIT Media Lab and coined the phrase ‘material ecology’ to describe…

3D Printing Exhibit “Making a Difference / A Difference in Making” at Red Dot Design Museum

The Red Dot Design Museum, located in Essen, Germany, is a museum that focuses on presenting works created within the most current trends in international design. Each year a jury of…

Fashion Student’s Dissertation Includes a Beautiful 3D Printed Dress Created with Help from Materialise

I love 3D printed fashion. Not only has the medium allowed for incredible geometries and textures that would be impossible to create by other means, but it also gives designers…

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Acquires Stratasys-Produced 3D Printed Gemini Chaise Lounge

As more world class artists and designers incorporate 3D printing technology into the fabrication of their work, museums and galleries all over the world are starting to take notice. Recently…

‘Transforming Fashion’ Exhibit: Atlanta Museum Highlights 3D Printed Body of Work by Tech Pioneer Iris van Herpen

Nothing appeals to the artistic soul like new tools that allow for a spirited combination of innovation and independence. As the world ooohs and ahhhs over each new 3D printed…

Iris van Herpen Teams with 3D Systems to Create Mesmorizing Crystal-esque 3D Printed Dress & Shoes

3D printing and fashion have slowly been converging to create some really breathtaking and fascinating works of art. It seems as though it was just a couple years ago that…

3D Printed Fashion Presents Dresses Which Are Actually Comfortable

Haute Couture has comfortably integrated 3D printing into the ranks of the methods used to produce garments as art. Now, thinkers and makers in 3D printing are exploring ways in…