Mink Is A 3D Printer For Makeup

mink21 3D printing is all the rage these days, but for now, it’s mostly centered around little plastic doo-dads. The Mink, launching today on the Disrupt NY stage, is a bit different. The little printer lets users choose any color on the web, or in the real world, and using simple already-existing software, print that color into […]

Japanese Man Arrested For Printing His Own Revolvers

3d-printed-guns-first-in-the-world-3d-zig-zag-revolver Police arrested 27-year-old Yoshitomo Imura, a university official from Kawasaki City, after he posted a video of himself firing a 3D-printed six shooter called the Zig Zag revolver. Imura was employed at the Shonan Institute of Technology and owned a $500 home 3D printer. The trouble started when Imura printed and fired the Zig Zag in […]

Print Shift magazine explores the fast-changing world of 3D printing

Print Shift Magazine Print Shift is a magazine that explores the fast-changing world of 3D printing and analyses the way it is changing the worlds of architecture and design. The 60-page, advert-free publication explores advances in 3D printing across a range of topics including fashion, food, design, architecture and even weaponry and archaeology. Written by the Dezeen editorial […]

Designer 3D-Prints shoes representing 12 of his lovers

Shoes-for-12-lovers-by-Sebastian-Errazuriz Design Miami 2013: artist and designer Sebastian Errazuriz used twelve of his former flames as the inspiration for these 3D-printed shoes, presented at a pop-up shop that opened to coincide with Design Miami. This image: Cry Baby. Main image: Honey "I had been interested for years in creating a project that could revisit the relationships and women that […]

N12 3D-Printed bikini by Continuum Fashion and Shapeways

N12-3D-printed-bikini-by-Continuum-Fashion-and-Shapeways The world’s first 3D-printed bikini has gone on sale, created by designers Jenna Fizel and Mary Haung of Continuum Fashion. Called N12, the design comprises discs of varying sizes, linked together by springs. These circles are smaller on parts of the garment that need to curve round the body and larger on areas with flatter contours. […]

3D-Printed dress for Dita Von Teese by Michael Schmidt and Francis Bitonti

3D-printed-dress-by-Michael-Schmidt-and-Francis-Bitonti New York designer Michael Schmidt and architect Francis Bitonti have created a 3D-printed dress for burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese. Images above and top by Albert Sanchez. Designed by Schmidt and generated by Bitonti, the floor-length nylon gown was made using selective laser sintering (SLS), where material is built up in layers from plastic powder fused together with a […]