Gigapixel The Kine­mat­ics Dress

3D-printed cou­ture from the fu­ture

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You might think you’re look­ing at a dress, but you’re ac­tu­ally look­ing at a kind of 3D-printed chain­mail from the fu­ture. The Kine­mat­ics Dress, de­vel­oped by Jes­sica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosen­berg of Amer­i­can de­sign stu­dio Ner­vous Sys­tem (, is made from thou­sands of in­ter­lock­ing hinges, which are printed from rigid plas­tic; but be­cause of the free­dom of move­ment each com­po­nent has, the dress it­self moves and flows like fab­ric. What’s even more amaz­ing is that the whole dress was printed as a sin­gle piece.


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