TAILORED FITS Goes Off Piste in Ski Boot Design

Solutions: FDM

Until now skiers had to make a choice between ski boots that were either comfortable or high performing. TAILORED FITS founder Reto Rindlisbacher wanted to change this by combining these two features into one pair of boots. And he was able to do so thanks to mass customization made possible through 3D printing.

Lattice Structures Enable Optimized Tooling Design for Smoby Toys

Solutions: 3-matic, Build Processor, Metal 3D Printing

Smoby, the number one toy manufacturer in France, makes merchandise featuring the Lightning McQueen car. Some of their toys are produced by IPC, a research center with significant expertise in 3D printing technology. To produce miniature versions of Lightning McQueen, IPC decided to print a metal mold that would perform better than ever before thanks to cooling channels that follow the exact shape of the car.

Fmhofmann Powers Eyewear Creativity with 3D Printing

Solutions: Certified Additive Manufacturing

Inspired by the design freedom that 3D Printing presents and armed with a creative concept unlike any other, leading designer Fabián Hofmann presented Materialise with a challenge. To partner with him in creating the industry’s first eyewear range with complex moving parts created entirely from additive technologies. With a re-imagined titanium ‘VOID’ hinge, a lightweight open core frame design, and an entirely new surface finish, ‘Cosmos’ was born.

Raging Heroes Fight Support Generation Time with Materialise e-Stage

Solutions: e-stage, Stereolithography

Raging Heroes is a company based in France that creates collectible miniatures based on their own characters and worlds. These are sold all around the world to collectors, gamers and painters and are recognized as some of the best in the industry. But how does Raging Heroes reach such an amazing level of detail at a tiny scale?

GO Wheelchair: Creating a True-to-Life Prototype for the Concept Launch

Solutions: Rapid Prototyping

When you are revealing your latest concept to the design world you need a prototype that truly represents your vision and shows your design to its full potential. You need a 3D printing partner you can trust to deliver high-quality parts, each in the right technology and material.

20% Cost Reduction for Primo Toys with Additive Manufacturing

The Cubetto Playset is a tangible interface which teaches children programming logic without needing to read. Starting life as a Kickstarter Project, Primo Toys needed to deliver a short series run for their initial orders. They found their ideal production method in Additive Manufacturing.

adidas Futurecraft: The Ultimate 3D-Printed Personalized Shoe

Solutions: 3-matic, Additive Manufacturing, Streamics

Your feet are unique: your running shoes should be too. Materialise’s 3D Printing software and solutions are helping sporting goods giant adidas unveil the future of performance footwear with Futurecraft 3D: a unique 3D-printed running shoe midsole, tailored to an individual’s foot.

Kipling: No Monkey Business

Solutions: 3-matic, Laser Sintering, Mammoth Stereolithography, TPU 92A-1

Belgian bag and accessories brand Kipling puts its famous monkey mascot in the forefront with the new “City Jungle Shopper”, created from the world’s first fully flexible 3D Printing material.

Lightweight Structures Support Scherf Design to Reach New Heights

Solutions: 3-matic, Additive Manufacturing, Lightweight Structures, Metal 3D Printing

3D Printing takes to the streets with an innovative 3D Printed metal high heel shoe created by Scherf Design with the help of Materialise 3-maticSTL software and its Lightweight Structures module.

Helping Transform a Bright Idea into an Outstanding Consumer Product...

Solutions: Laser Sintering, Stereolithography, Vacuum Casting

Industrial designer Philip Ross’ passion is to create intuitive, human-inspired lighting. By teaming up with Materialise, he transformed this passion into a novel world-class product: the Fonckel One.

Supporting Samsonite in Setting New Standards in Luggage

Solutions: 3-matic, Rapid Prototyping

In their mission to create the best travel bags the world has ever seen, Samsonite approached the innovation experts at Materialise to develop a highly detailed prototype for their latest launch.

The RBM Noor, Tested to the Bone, Before it even Existed!

Solutions: Rapid Prototyping, Vacuum Casting

To live up to their vision ‘to make the world a better place to sit’, Scandinavian Business Seating takes their designs to the test with a series of rapid 3D Printed prototypes.