We had such a hard time choosing the winners.
Novedge , the leading online software store for design professionals , will be hosting a Google Hangout about the future of jewelry designs and 3D printing. Tatiana , our Community Managery, will be one of the speakers at the Hangout together with: Maia Merav Holtzman , jewelry designer and Rhino expert: She runs a series of intensive Rhinoceros 3D workshops at Design Rhino – Robert McNeel & Associates authorized training center. She also works in the luxury goods industry as a freelance modeler.
The hybrid fashion label/experimental design lab, Continuum Fashion , was first on our radar for their 3D printed bikini manufactured with Shapeways in 2011. Since the initial buzz, the design duo Jenna Fizel and Mary Huang have expanded into software, giving design power directly to the user to create their own garment
Blurb print group, in conjunction with Dezeen.com, the world’s most influential online architecture and design magazine, have just launched a new magazine with a focus on 3D printing. According to Blurb, “Print Shift is a magazine that explores the fast-changing world of 3D printing and analyzes the way it is changing the worlds of architecture and design.
3D printing is entering the fashion world more and more. Take a look at the exposition ‘ Layer by Layer ‘ in the Fashion Space Gallery in London to see for yourself. Who hasn’t seen the beautiful 3D printed dresses designed by Iris van Herpen ?
Recently, on the catwalks of the Spring Fashion Week 2013 in Paris, 3D printing was again a major highlight in Iris van Herpen’s Haute Couture show, ‘VOLTAGE’. Collaborating with 2 pioneers of the 3D printing industry, the Dutch designer presented never-before-seen 3D printed Haute Couture.
Sheer blouses and body-hugging sheath dresses weren’t the only things designer Kimberly Ovitz sent down the runway at her Fall/Winter 2013 collection show on Thursday. Clasped on the hands, ears and around the necks of models were pieces of 3D-printed jewelry, which Ovitz released on the website of 3D-printing firm Shapeways immediately after the show.
I don’t think anybody would normally associate 3D printing with fashion. One Dutch fashion designer did, however, and the results are pretty fabulous.
How often do you see a professor of media arts and sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at the world-renowned Fashion Week in Paris? The correct answer is, hopefully much more frequently, as the technology of 3D printing becomes a more and more influential part of the world of fashion