Supermodel vs 3D Model: Coco Rocha Visits Shapeways 3D Printing Factory

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Today we had the pleasure of having supermodel Coco Rocha visit the Shapeways factory in NYC to investigate how 3D printing will change the world of fashion in the very near future.

coco roache and shapeways 3D printer

After quickly learning how to program our 3D printers (not our first 3D printing engineer to work in heels) we got down to discussing some of our recent adventures in 3D printed fashion with the gown for Dita Von Teese, the collection with Kimberly Ovitz and thousands of designs from the Shapeways community inspiring designers around the world.

super model with Shapeways 3D printer

Coco is known for her business acumen, charitable work and tech savvy.  She has appeared on the cover of a kazillion magazines (check out her site for proof) a number of tv shows AND was mentioned by Kanye West…

We look forward to seeing how Coco takes 3D printing to the fashion world. 

6 comments

  1. Archibald

    OMG, she was mentioned by Kanye West, that’s something! Like her though :-)

  2. David

    Is Shapeways factory open to visit?

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  3. Glenn

    Wish we could all have such visitor’s to our place of work!

    1. USA

      That was both equally intriguing too as insightful!
      Thanks for sharing your views with us.

  4. Amber

    3D printing is most certainly the next step in the world of Fashion. We just published an article about Shapeways, Iris van Herpen, and the concept of 3D printing. The possibilities are limitless!

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