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Look 21 from threeASFOUR's Mer Ka Ba collection: NYFW SS14 © threeASFOUR
New York Fashion Week 2013 has come to an end. While magazines and newspapers the world round start sharing their highlights from the runway, Materialise would also like to take a moment to look at the shows and events we contributed to.
3D leg osteotomy plan
Despite knowing the risks of certain activies, even doctors at times find themselves on the operating table. Bill•, one such doctor and avid sportsperson, suffered 2 years of being unable to enjoy hobbies such as walking and golf because of cartilage damage in his knee. The orthopaedic experts at Materialise, in collaboration with specialists at UZ Gent, created a custom 3D-printed solution for the doctor, preventing total knee replacement surgery and putting the ‘active’ back into his active lifestyle.
Team Picture i.materialise
In their September 2013 issue, WIRED UK evaluated the most popular online 3D printing services and with a score of 8/10 Materialise is proud to announce that their consumer service, i.materialise, received the highest score of the services tested.
©Materialise x ROB Walbers
During the conference held at the magnificent Belgian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan, Materialise, a pioneer and leader in this technology, offered attendees a unique chance to see what is already possible thanks to 3D Printing, to discover what other designers worldwide are creating, and to understand where this technology could lead us in the future. One of the highlights of the two day conference was a fashion show that will not soon be forgotten by attendees.
Evolution of a Hybrid - Chicken Project
From June 1st until September 30th, a very unique installation designed by artist Koen Vanmechelen, with elements 3D printed by Materialise, will remain on display in Italy as part of the Venice Biennale.
Madame Butterfly - 3D Printed wings
From June 21st to 30th, during the Venice Biennale, an incredible pair of 3D Printed wings, designed by artist Mariko Mori and 3D Printed by Materialise, formed part of the “Madame Butterfly” opera at the world renowned Teatro La Fenice.