first fully articulated 3D-printed dress designed specifically for dita von teese by designer michael schmidt and architect francis bitonti

 

 

in collaboration with 3D print specialists shapeways, new york designer michael schmidt and architect francis bitonti created the first fully articulated 3D-printed gown tailored specifically for burlesque queen dita von teese. the futuristic black gown was assembled from 17 individual pieces, has nearly 3000 unique articulated joints and is adorned with over 13,000 swarovski crystals. the piece represents the possibility to generate complex, customized fabric-like garments designed to meet the needs of a particular person. 

 

 

first fully articulated 3D printed dress designed specifically for dita von teese

 

 

first fully articulated 3D printed dress designed specifically for dita von teese the futuristic black gown was assembled from 17 individual pieces, has nearly 3000 unique articulated joints and is adorned with over 13,000 swarovski crystals

 

 

first fully articulated 3D printed dress designed specifically for dita von teese

 

 

first fully articulated 3D printed dress designed specifically for dita von teese the piece represents the possibility to generate complex, customized fabric-like garments designed to meet the needs of a particular person

 

 

first fully articulated 3D printed dress designed specifically for dita von teese

 

 

a video demonstrating the articulated fabric

 

via wired