Category Archives: 3D printed fabrics

Autodesk, Adidas and the IAAC to judge Fab Lab made RESHAPE 17 Programmable Skins competition

RESHAPE 17 is a digital fabrication competition, this year focusing on the microscopic structure of materials to make wearable tech. Facilitated by processes like 3D printing, the RESHAPE 17 …

3D-Printed Fabrics Woven Into Swimsuits at Shanghai Fashion Week

(CNTV.com) Shanghai Fashion Week 2014 is showcasing 45 different fashion shows, and every season brings something new to the public. This year it’s 3D-printed fabrics in swimsuits. The 3D-printed polymer used for the swimsuit is silicone, said swimsuit designer Zhang Hongyu. The 3D-printing technology allows designers to add delicate elements to their design, while the polymer still gives a soft feel. The runway is full of color, with a background LED screen augmenting the beach theme and harps mimicking the sounds of crashing waves. In the future, customers could just send in body scans and get their garment “printed” according to their body shape, said the designer.

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3D-Printed Fabrics Woven Into Swimsuits at Shanghai Fashion Week

(CNTV.com) Shanghai Fashion Week 2014 is showcasing 45 different fashion shows, and every season brings something new to the public. This year it’s 3D-printed fabrics in swimsuits. The 3D-printed polymer used for the swimsuit is silicone, said swimsuit designer Zhang Hongyu. The 3D-printing technology allows designers to add delicate elements to their design, while the polymer still gives a soft feel. The runway is full of color, with a background LED screen augmenting the beach theme and harps mimicking the sounds of crashing waves. In the future, customers could just send in body scans and get their garment “printed” according to their body shape, said the designer.

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