Get inspired

Dozens of brands have partnered with Materialise since 2013 to bring 3D-printed eyewear collections to the market. From designer ateliers to mainstream consumer brands, read their 3D printing discovery story and learn from their insights.

Lookbook

A picture is worth a thousand words. Especially when the look-and-feel of eyewear frames are a key purchase driver for your customers. From the sleek to the outré, 3D printing empowers designers to infuse their brand’s DNA in every frame. Through the lookbook, explore the collections eyewear brands and designers have produced with us.

3D Printed Eyewear | Lookbook
3D Printed Eyewear | Lookbook
3D Printed Eyewear | Lookbook

Insights

Whitepaper

Beyond Beauty: Harness the Design Benefits of 3D Printing for Eyewear

PDF, 7 pages - 313 KB

Whitepaper

Realizing Sustainability Goals in Eyewear with 3D Printing

PDF, 8 pages - 1.1 MB

Whitepaper

Why 3D Printing Makes Sustainable Business Sense for Eyewear

PDF, 7 pages - 393 KB

Videos

Additive Manufacturing for Eyewear: Quality of an Atelier

3m 40s

Behind the Eyewear: Designer Bieke Hoet Talks 3D Printing

Behind the Eyewear: Designer Bieke Hoet Talks 3D Printing

5m 20s

Polar Explorer Dixie Dansercoer Discusses His Customized 3D-Printed SEIKO Xchanger Sports Eyewear

Polar Explorer Dixie Dansercoer Discusses His Customized 3D-Printed SEIKO Xchanger Sports Eyewear

3m 25s

The Creation of 3D-Printed Eyewear | Yuniku by HOYA and Materialise

2m 59s

Silmo Next Interview: How 3D printing can offer a sustainable approach for the production of Eyewear.

4m 29s

Quality of an Atelier, Power of a Factory

Discover the full breadth of our services portfolio for 3D printing eyewear.

Download the digital brochure and read through at your leisure!
 

3D Printed Eyewear

3DP&Me

Experts share their views on all aspects of 3DP for eyewear

In our 3DP&Me series, read interviews with leading designers about their relationship with 3D printing, and listen as we join business-owners, designers, researchers and additive manufacturing experts to discuss key trends and topics within eyewear.

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