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Custom 3D Printed Glasses Frames: Eyewear Designed For You

Custom 3D Printed Glasses Frames: Eyewear Designed For You

Millions of people around the world have bad eyesight and wear glasses, so it’s no wonder that designers take the opportunity to use 3D printing in order to create beautiful, stylish, convenient, and most importantly – custom-made – glasses frames. We visited Adrian Gögl’s Oak & Dust project and saw how the young Swiss is using our online 3D printing service in order to create a stunning collection of custom-made 3D printed glasses.

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UU-U Memory Ring: Harder to Lose, Easier to Find

UU-U Memory Ring: Harder to Lose, Easier to Find

How many times have you been digging into your bag in search of a flash drive buried somewhere underneath all your stuff? How many times have you misplaced a drive at university or at work and not known where to find it? If the answer to both questions is “many”, then you should definitely check out the UU-U Memory Ring created by Portsmouth designer Ming Wu. This is a flash drive designed to be worn! (more…)

3D Printing Spotted at NY Fashion Week in Katie Gallagher’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

3D Printing Spotted at NY Fashion Week in Katie Gallagher’s Spring/Summer 2015 Collection

Fantasm. No, that is not a misspelling: it is the original spelling of the modern-day word “phantasm”, which describes something that can only be perceived. Before you start to have a cold sweat with flashbacks to the epistemology chapter in your Philosophy 101 class, let’s ease your mind by showing you some pictures of Katie Gallagher’s “Fantasm” Spring 2015 collection.

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A 3D Printed Mood-Logging Tech Dress: Anouk Wipprecht’s Wearables Just Got Smarter

A 3D Printed Mood-Logging Tech Dress: Anouk Wipprecht’s Wearables Just Got Smarter

Changing your appearance with your mood is a topic that’s no longer reserved for New Age followers or sci-fi fans. By embedding Intel’s super versatile, small-in-size-but-large-in-processing-capacity micro-controller called “Intel Edison”, Anouk Wipprecht created “Synapse”, a smart dress based on bio-sensors that takes user experience to the next level, as it acts on the wearer’s behalf! (more…)

Kipling Enters the World of 3D Printing: No Monkey Business

Kipling Enters the World of 3D Printing: No Monkey Business

Ever since they started in 1987, Belgian bags and accessories brand Kipling has given its monkey mascot a prominent role. No one can say ‘Kipling bag’ without referring to the iconic monkey key chains. For their latest collection ‘Monkey Madness’, Kipling and Materialise took it one step further. Based on the Monkey Madness collection, the “City Jungle Shopper” is a co-creation between Kipling and Materialise to showcase Kipling’s trademark monkey in the world’s first fully-flexible 3D Printing material TPU 92A-1.

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