3d Printed Dresses.

   ©MichaelSchmidt  - Dita Von Teese

 ©MichaelSchmidt - Dita Von Teese

Michael Schmidt collaborated with architect Francis Bitonti to create the first articulated 3d printed dress for the Ace Hotel, Swarovski  with help from Shapeways.  

The amazing Michael Schmidt Studios designed this 3D gown made with SWAROVSKI ELEMENTS for the lovely Dita Von Teese. Learn more about the design and creation at www.michaelschmidtstudios.com.

The Human Hand Can Only do so much
— Michael Schmidt

©De Zeen Magazine

Francis Bitoni, created a workshop to help participants uses computational design techniques to create new means for wrapping the human form. Two teams merged two designs to create the final form that was critiqued by design, architecture, and 3d printing heavy hitters.