shoes

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

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 Mycelium Shoe, the high heels’ texture does resemble some sort of mushroom, while their shape looks like a kind of curved shark fin sprouting from […]

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 Mycelium Shoe, the high heels’ texture does resemble some sort of mushroom, while...
BASF and Reebok to Release Additional 3D Printed Liquid Speed Shoes, More Projects in Development

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 attracted to the technology for its design potential and customization possibilities. Now we’re in the age of the small series of exclusive 3D printing shoe. […]

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 attracted to the technology for its design potential and customization...
Penn State Student Focuses Business Plan on Custom 3D Printed Shoes

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 like Iris van Herpen, advanced manufacturing is becoming recognized for the pathways to sartorial expression that it is helping to create. Its integration into the […]

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 like Iris van Herpen, advanced manufacturing is becoming...
OESH Shoes Receives NSF Small Business Grant to Finish Development of Pellet-Based 3D Printing Process

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 by physician, scientist, and engineer Dr. Casey Kerrigan, with a tagline of “Shoes made for women, by a woman.” OESH has been making and selling […]

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 by physician, scientist, and engineer Dr. Casey Kerrigan, with...
3D Printing and an Adjustable Shoe: University Student’s Plan to Make Refugees’ Journeys a Bit Easier

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 shores. It’s the less newsworthy suffering, however, that many of us don’t tend to think about. For example, many refugees have to walk thousands of […]

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 shores. It’s the less newsworthy suffering, however, that many of us...
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...
Chinese Sportswear Brand Peak Sport Releases 3D Printed Athletic “Future” Sneakers in Beijing

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 decorative, I’m totally on board. Several athletic gear companies have started to produce 3D printed athletic shoes, from Adidas and New Balance to Nike and Reebok; we’ve […]

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 decorative, I’m totally on board. Several athletic gear companies have started to produce 3D printed...
With 3D Printing Technology from Carbon, Adidas Releases First Partially 3D Printed Athletic Shoe to Be Produced at Scale

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 2015, including working with recycled ocean waste. Adidas is among the ranks of other big-name manufacturers such as Nike, Reebok, New Balance, and Under Armour, which have also designed […]

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 2015, including working with recycled ocean waste. Adidas is among the...
Industrial Designer Creates Striking, Entirely 3D Printed Shoes

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 a major league baseball game, and Wiivv recently launched a Kickstarter campaign (which is steadily approaching its fundraising goal) for custom 3D printed sandals. Around […]

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 a major league baseball game, and Wiivv recently launched a Kickstarter...
Under Armour Presents Latest Athletic Shoe with 3D Printed Midsole: Meet the $300 ArchiTech Futurist Sneaker, Available Soon

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 hinted that big things were on the horizon. The hint turned into reality two years later when the Baltimore-based company introduced its innovative Under Armour ArchiTech […]

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 hinted that big things were on the horizon. The hint...
Dexterity Problems? Lace Your Shoes with 3D Printed Magnetic Closures Thanks to the Ruiz Brothers

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 out selling their own 3D printed products on Etsy, and growing to include a Shapeways shop, a YouTube channel with 3D printing video tutorials, and […]

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 out selling their own 3D printed products on Etsy,...
Feetz Will Give 100 Veterans Free 3D Printed Shoes on Veterans’ Day

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 and mathematician Lucy Beard in 2013, Feetz has followed a fast path to success thanks to their custom-fit, comfortable, durable 3D printed shoes. Locally made […]

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 and mathematician Lucy Beard in 2013, Feetz has followed a fast path to...
One Small Step for My Feet, One Giant Leap for Feetz: 3D Printed Custom Shoes, in the Real World

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 Thrones dies, and I hate shoe shopping. While these truisms each have some exceptions (maybe not the sun thing, but the Cavs did win another game […]

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 Thrones dies, and I hate shoe shopping. While these truisms each have some...
Feetz 100: The First Pairs of Custom 3D Printed Feetz Shoes Prepare for Launch, and We Got to Check Them Out First

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 have a hard time finding shoes — I’m a 6-foot-tall woman in a world celebrating high heels that I do not want or need, and […]

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 have a hard time finding shoes — I’m a 6-foot-tall woman in a world celebrating...
The World’s First Mass Market 3D Knitted Shoe Heads to Kickstarter

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 thanks to new 3D knitting technology completely seamless and manufactured as a single piece. The shoe designs will come in both men’s and women’s styles […]

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 thanks to new 3D knitting technology completely seamless and...
70-Year-Old Shoemaker Finds Perfect Fit with 3D Printed Shoe Lasts & CAD Exchanger

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 new startups with a pile of glossy looking 20 something, barely shaving, hipsters at the helm. These whippersnappers are blowing everyone’s blowing minds, creating and […]

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 new startups with a pile of glossy looking 20 something, barely shaving, hipsters at the...
Getting a Leg Up: 3D Printed Ice Tracks for Shoes Help Avoid Falls on Scandinavian Ice

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 bring their innovative design methods and state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques like 3D printing and 3D scanning to bear on projects tailor made to feature both unique […]

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 bring their innovative design methods and state-of-the-art manufacturing...
Future of Penetration? Sexy Chinese Girl Shows You How to Penetrate Security with 3D Printed Shoes

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 the help of a 3D printer. When looking at SexyCyborg, the last thing you would expect, would be for her to have a nerdy side. […]

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 the help of a 3D printer. When looking at SexyCyborg, the last thing you would expect, would be for her...
3D Printed Footwear the Key for Prototyping & Experimentation

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 of the molds required a greater investment of both time and capital than were really feasible, especially when it came to trying something so experimental. […]

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 of the molds required a greater investment of both time and capital...
These 3D Printed Shoes Make a Statement Unlike Any Other

These 3D Printed Shoes Make a Statement Unlike Any Other

Eric Meijer admits that the existence of 3D printing technology has really been a boon to his psychological well being: “If 3D printing didn’t exist, I would be a frustrated person with a lot of weird sketches and ideas.” He would also be Dutch man, living in Spain, who has been a commercial diver since […]

Eric Meijer admits that the existence of 3D printing technology has really been a boon to his psychological well being: “If 3D printing didn’t exist, I would be a frustrated person with a lot of weird sketches and ideas.” He would also be Dutch man,...
Chinese Company Launches First 3D Foot Scanner Along With Ten 3D Printed Shoes

Chinese Company Launches First 3D Foot Scanner Along With Ten 3D Printed Shoes

When it comes to 3D printing, the technology offers incredible customization options whether it be for tools, home decor, or even fashion. While the idea of 3D printing dresses, evening gowns and blouses may not seem all that appealing just yet, several companies are diving into the realm of 3D printing footwear. Most notably, in […]

When it comes to 3D printing, the technology offers incredible customization options whether it be for tools, home decor, or even fashion. While the idea of 3D printing dresses, evening gowns and blouses may not seem all that appealing just yet, several companies are...
People Footwear Is Now Using 3D Printing for the Production of Their Shoes

People Footwear Is Now Using 3D Printing for the Production of Their Shoes

People Footwear has just introduced a line of sneakers made with a 3D printed mesh which seem, and this is more the exception than the rule when it comes to 3D printed shoes, like something you could actually wear. Consider that the global athletic footwear market alone was worth $74.7 billion in 2011 and is expected […]

People Footwear has just introduced a line of sneakers made with a 3D printed mesh which seem, and this is more the exception than the rule when it comes to 3D printed shoes, like something you could actually wear. Consider that the global athletic footwear market...
Interview with Zoe Dai – Designer of Incredible 3D Printed High Heel Shoes

Interview with Zoe Dai – Designer of Incredible 3D Printed High Heel Shoes

3D printing and fashion are beginning to converge as designers around the world are starting to see the potential that the technology provides for making completely custom clothing and accessories which fit the wearer to a T. One such designer, is a woman named Zoe Jia-Yu Dai, who has recently released her latest shoe collection, titled […]

3D printing and fashion are beginning to converge as designers around the world are starting to see the potential that the technology provides for making completely custom clothing and accessories which fit the wearer to a T. One such designer, is a woman named Zoe...
Amazon Enters 3D Shoe Scanning Space with Acquisition of Shoefitr

Amazon Enters 3D Shoe Scanning Space with Acquisition of Shoefitr

What’s one of the biggest expenses that online retailers face when selling shoes? Returns. I’m sure you’ve all gone to a shoe store, thinking you knew your shoe size, only to find that the size 10 in Brand A fits the same as a size 9 1/2 in Brand B shoes. Luckily you are at the […]

What’s one of the biggest expenses that online retailers face when selling shoes? Returns. I’m sure you’ve all gone to a shoe store, thinking you knew your shoe size, only to find that the size 10 in Brand A fits the same as a size 9 1/2 in Brand B...
Lung x Lung Creates Unique 3D Printed Shoes with Interchangeable Heels

Lung x Lung Creates Unique 3D Printed Shoes with Interchangeable Heels

Only a couple years ago, the thought of 3D printing shoes was one that simply did not make sense. This was especially the case when it came to doing so on desktop fused filament fabrication (FFF) based 3D printers. Recently with the influx of new material options available for 3D printing on these machines, we […]

Only a couple years ago, the thought of 3D printing shoes was one that simply did not make sense. This was especially the case when it came to doing so on desktop fused filament fabrication (FFF) based 3D printers. Recently with the influx of new material options...
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