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Designer Portrait: Stunning Footwear Created by Shoe Designer Katrien Herdewyn

Designer Portrait: Stunning Footwear Created by Shoe Designer Katrien Herdewyn

Katrien Herdewyn, a shoe designer with a background in engineering, material sciences, and nanotechnology, is blurring the lines between science and fashion. This talented Belgian designer creates stunning footwear by relying on traditional craftsmanship skills as well as cutting-edge technology. For our latest video interview, we met up with Katrien to learn more about the passion that drives her.

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adidas Futurecraft: The Ultimate 3D Printed Personalized Shoe

adidas Futurecraft: The Ultimate 3D Printed Personalized Shoe

Sporting goods giant adidas is unveiling the future of performance footwear with Futurecraft 3D, a unique 3D printed running shoe midsole which can be tailored to the cushioning needs of an individual’s foot. As part of the ‘Futurecraft series’, this forward-looking initiative places open source collaboration and craftsmanship at the heart of design to drive innovation across all elements of production.

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These 3D Printed Dress Ornaments Tell the Story of Life

These 3D Printed Dress Ornaments Tell the Story of Life

Over the years we have seen quite a number of 3D printed dresses and observed how 3D printing is becoming more and more popular among fashion designers. But now Irish textile design student Sarah O’Neill has managed to create a 3D printed dress with a new approach: a dress that tells a story and that can be updated by changing the attached 3D printed modules. We talked to her about this innovative piece of art and fashion.

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