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3D Printing and COVID-19, May 9, 2020 Update: NIH, Siemens, 3D Systems, SLM Solutions

Companies, organizations and individuals continue to attempt to lend support to the COVID-19 pandemic supply effort. We will be providing regular updates about these initiatives where necessary in an attempt to ensure…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 10, 2020

The big story in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs is the postponing of the Materialise World Summit. Then we’ll finish with a little business news, as 3D PRINT UK is…

Adidas Kills the Speedfactory: Industrie 4.0 Funeral Date Not Yet Set

Adidas is killing off its Speedfactories. Yes, the 3D printing hypebeast itself, shoe manufacturer Adidas has decided to end its Speedfactories local manufacturing initiative. Just a few years ago the…

Coding for 3D Part 7: Doodlebug

This is a brief update of tool utilization within Rhino and how I plan to pivot a bit of my focus in this series.

3D Printed Ballet Shoes Offer Dancers Support and Protection From Injury

Ballet dancers make what they do look effortless, but it’s far from it. If you’ve ever seen a ballet dancer’s feet, you were probably shocked, but bruised and bloody feet…

3D Printed Mycelium Shoe is Striking and Might Even Be Wearable

I can’t imagine walking in the new 3D printed high heels from design studio Ica and Kostika, but that doesn’t make them any less fascinating to look at. Called the…

BASF and Reebok to Release Additional 3D Printed Liquid Speed Shoes, More Projects in Development

Multiple major shoe manufacturing corporations have been turning to 3D printing over the last couple of years. While 3D printed shoes aren’t filling shoe stores just yet, companies are being…

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…

OESH Shoes Receives NSF Small Business Grant to Finish Development of Pellet-Based 3D Printing Process

Make room, Wiivv and Feetz, as OESH Shoes joins you in the increasingly-busy 3D printed footwear arena. The Charlottsville, Virginia-based company is a subsidiary of JKM Technologies, LLC, and was founded…

3D Printing and an Adjustable Shoe: University Student’s Plan to Make Refugees’ Journeys a Bit Easier

The Syrian refugee crisis is heartbreaking, and anyone with any humanity at all can’t help but be devastated by stories of families separated or images of children washed up on…

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…

Chinese Sportswear Brand Peak Sport Releases 3D Printed Athletic “Future” Sneakers in Beijing

I feel like every other day we’re seeing the launch of another 3D printed pair of shoes, and now that the majority of these seem to be more functional than…

With 3D Printing Technology from Carbon, Adidas Releases First Partially 3D Printed Athletic Shoe to Be Produced at Scale

In December of 2016, Adidas released the 3D Runner, a limited-edition, $300 running shoe with a 3D printed midsole; the company had been looking toward 3D printing solutions for its shoes since…

Industrial Designer Creates Striking, Entirely 3D Printed Shoes

We’ve written quite a bit about 3D printed shoes lately. Yesterday, we learned that Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber was the first player to wear partially 3D printed cleats in…

Under Armour Presents Latest Athletic Shoe with 3D Printed Midsole: Meet the $300 ArchiTech Futurist Sneaker, Available Soon

Back in 2014, athletic clothing specialist and manufacturer Under Armour teamed up with Reebok to present 3D printing in wearables at the TCT show, and soon after, Under Armour’s Senior Innovation Manager…

Dexterity Problems? Lace Your Shoes with 3D Printed Magnetic Closures Thanks to the Ruiz Brothers

Noe and Pedro Ruiz, or as they’re collectively known at Adafruit, the Ruiz Brothers, never disappoint when putting together their weird, wonderful, and innovative 3D printing and electronics projects. Starting…

Feetz Will Give 100 Veterans Free 3D Printed Shoes on Veterans’ Day

One company that we’ve really enjoyed covering is Feetz – and not just because they sent us comfortable 3D printed shoes to preview and to try for ourselves. Founded by entrepreneur…

One Small Step for My Feet, One Giant Leap for Feetz: 3D Printed Custom Shoes, in the Real World

Some things never change: the sun rises in the east, sunscreen is always a good idea, Cleveland sports fans know “there’s always next year”, everyone we love on Game of…

Feetz 100: The First Pairs of Custom 3D Printed Feetz Shoes Prepare for Launch, and We Got to Check Them Out First

I hate shoe shopping. I’ve never understood the fuss, the excitement, the Sex and the City-esque love for the shoe department. A lot of this stems from the fact that I…

The World’s First Mass Market 3D Knitted Shoe Heads to Kickstarter

Footwear company J&S Enterprises is introducing a new line of affordable and customizable 3D knitted shoes. The JS Shoes Q Series of footwear are lightweight, environmentally friendly, form fitting and…

70-Year-Old Shoemaker Finds Perfect Fit with 3D Printed Shoe Lasts & CAD Exchanger

The era of technology is often one rife with ageism. You hear an awful lot about ‘the young people’ manipulating today’s electronics and new hardware and software, as well as…

Getting a Leg Up: 3D Printed Ice Tracks for Shoes Help Avoid Falls on Scandinavian Ice

Design engineer Frank Schoenmaker and usability expert Frens Pries are Frank & Frens, a team of creators who design products “made to fit individual needs and unique body geometry.” They…

Future of Penetration? Sexy Chinese Girl Shows You How to Penetrate Security with 3D Printed Shoes

Back in July, you may recall a story we did on a young woman who goes by the moniker, “SexyCyborg”. She had created a very skimpy LED Hikaru Skirt with…

3D Printed Footwear the Key for Prototyping & Experimentation

Five years ago, shoe designer Rachael Noon started to experiment with the creation of outdoor footwear using injection molding as the fabrication technique. However, she soon found that the creation…