Here is another great reason to be excited about 3D printing. Burlesque performer Dita Von Teese modeled the very first 100% 3D printed dress at the Ace Hotel in NYC! This amazing dress was made specifically for Dita and it consists of 17 individually moving pieces that are held together by 3,000 joints. Made from hardened powdered nylon that allows for movement, the dress was lacquered black and adorned with 13,000 black Swarovski crystals. The hollow components of the dress allow it to remain extraordinarily light weight at 11.5 lbs. Designed on an iPad by architect Francis Bitonti and fashion designer Michael Schmidt, the 3D dress certainly does not want for style as it is gorgeous.
Photos courtesy of Lost at E Minor.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 3:04pmLast year, Takara made an amazing Transformer out of a pun, mashing up the big bad guy, Megatron, with Sega's 16-bit Mega Drive. And while it was nowhere near as punny, they followed it up with a Playstation-based Optimus Prime. But they stopped there.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 4:45pmWhile I'm partial to the "hard-luck" Hanshin Tigers, these sneakers - a collaboration between the Hiroshima Toyo Carp and Vans - are super adorable.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 2:46pmLast year, Back to the Future Day came and went without a public release of the Nike Mags. About a year later and we plebs are getting a chance to finally own simulacra of the most iconic movie shoes short of Dorothy's ruby slippers.