Interactive Bodyscape lights up movement

June 26th, 2017

An interactive, 3D printed high-fashion garment was inspired by the behavior of the human body, says its creator, Behnaz Farahi, Los Angeles–based designer and technologist. As the wearer moves, “Bodyscape” lights up with LED lighting controlled by a gyroscope tracking her shoulder movements. Not only a technologically advanced fashion item, it raises fashion to the […]

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3D printed fabric developers launch campaign

June 5th, 2015

A U.S. company has launched a campaign to fund development of a 3D printer capable of creating seamless garments from a user’s desktop. Calif.-based Electroloom claims the “world's first 3D fabric printer,” which uses an electrospinning process to convert liquid solutions into solid fibers, which are then deposited onto a 3D mold. The company says […]

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Multibar lace with 3D and three-color effects from Karl Mayer

February 6th, 2015

The conspicuously inconspicuous catsuit may not be the type of thing to wear for undercover work, but it certainly is a stylish piece for attracting attention. More to the point, textile machinery manufacturer Karl Mayer has succeeded in making a 3D lace with a striking camouflage effect. The fabric for this garment has a semi-geometrical […]

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