Stratasys has created a buzz with two spectacular dresses fully 3D printed at the 2016 NY Fashion Week. Created by fashion designers Gabi Asfour (threeASFOUR) and Travis Fitch, these 3D printed dresses named “Pangolin” and “Harmonograph” are part of the threeASFOUR’s collection “Biomimicry”.
3D printed dresses designed in a new flexible and extensible textile
Both dresses were created with a new 3D printable nano flexible elastomer material specially reinforced, which will be available later in 2016. This material allows the creation of a new textile that can stretch in six different ways – up and down, left and right, forward and backward. This is “creating a whole new type of movement,” according to Gabi Asfour from threeASFOUR.
Original creations for renowned designers
The dresses were produced with the printer Objet500 Connex3 Stratasys 3D.
The collaboration between Strarasys printer brand with designers threeASFOUR is the latest of an high-end series that included designers and fashion designer like Iris van Herpen, Francis Bitonti, Julia Koerner, Eyal GEVER, Nick Ervinck, or Zaha Hadid Architects and Professor Neri Oxman…
This video enlight how Gabi Asfour from threeASFOUR, Adi Gil, Angela Donhauser and New York based designer Travis Fitch, worked together to make the impossible possible in the textile, fashion and design industry, thanks to 3D printing.
Do not miss the 3D printed threeASFOUR dresses presentation on the NYC catwalk at the end of the video!
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