The hottest accessory on the runway at Fashion Week is a creation from one of New York’s buzziest tech startups: 3D printed glasses from MakerBot.
At designer Asher Levine’s fashion show, models donned multicolored glasses fabricated in a MakerBot printer. The device allows users to download and scan designs, which are then “printed” as physical objects.
Levine, who has dressed fashion icons like Lady Gaga, incorporated the printers into his presentation. Featuring a sculptural aesthetic with lots of leather and jagged edges, his collection paired well with MakerBot’s industrial vibe.
Levin said integrating the technology altered his view of design.
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