- New 3D printed
Fabricate designs created by the five remaining contestants on Season 14 of Project Runway aired on October 15th
- Contestants' design files from the show immediately available on Cubify.com
ROCK HILL, S.C., Oct. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today a collaboration with Lifetime®'s Emmy nominated Project Runway (Thursdays at 9/8c) to deliver a new collection of designs for Fabricate™, 3DS' fashion application that reinvents textile design and pattern-making with 3D printing using the company's flagship Cube® desktop 3D printer.
During the episode, contestants were challenged to create a Fabricate 3D design for inclusion on their final piece, using an iconic New York City bridge as inspiration. The winner of the challenge, Kelly Dempsey, incorporated design elements from the Brooklyn Bridge to create a stunning dress that incorporated a brick texture effect.
Now, as part of the Fabricate Project Runway collection, unique designs from last night's show can be purchased online and recreated at home, letting designers and the fashion-focused infuse their own garments with the contestant's look. Each contestant's creative designs are available as downloadable .textile files for $29.99, exclusively on Cubify.com.
To see highlights of how 3D printing on fabric was used in the episode visit cubify.com.
The contestants' designs include:
Kelly Dempsey: Brooklyn Bridge: Winner of the design challenge. Photo credit: Greg Endries.
Edmond Newton: Manhattan Bridge. Photo credit: Greg Endries.
Ashley Nell Tipton: Manhattan Bridge. Photo credit: Greg Endries.
Candice Cuoco: Queensboro Bridge. Photo credit: Greg Endries.
Merline Labissiere: Queensboro Bridge. Photo credit: Greg Endries.
"This collaboration with Project Runway is the perfect showcase for Fabricate," said Annie Shaw, Creative Director, 3DS. "We brought a completely new tool to these inspiring designers, and were amazed by what they were able to conceive and create. What's most amazing, however, is that anyone anywhere can download these professional designs patterns and recreate runway-ready looks, at home. Today."
"I am just blown away by the technology," said Kelly Dempsey, winner of the 3D printing design challenge. "I never could have imagined the design freedom that 3D printing brings to my pieces. It opens up a whole new world of creative possibilities."
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