Researchers at MIT plan to 3D print a pavilion by imitating the way a silkworm builds its cocoon. More »
Tag: 3D printing
New York designer Michael Schmidt and architect Francis Bitonti have created a 3D-printed dress for burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese. More »
Sports brand Nike has unveiled the first boots for American football players with 3D-printed studs (+ slideshow). More »
Interview: earlier today, London studio Softkill Design unveiled plans for a 3D printed house. We spoke to Softkill's Gilles Retsin about the viability of printed architecture and how he intends to print a plastic dwelling in just three weeks.
"When we started this research, it was a kind of science fiction," he says. "It's not actually that far off any more." More »
Toronto studio Hot Pop Factory has customised Pez sweet dispensers with 3D-printed heads of customers to replace the usual cartoon characters. More »
Dutch designer Iris van Herpen debuted two 3D-printed outfits made in collaboration with US-based designer Neri Oxman and Austrian architect Julia Koerner during her runway show at Paris Fashion Week yesterday. More »