Sylvia Heisel, head of design lab Heisel and fashion tech pioneer, is the creator of The Names Dress, a wearable, compostable conceptual art piece engineered with over 300 handwritten, 3D printed names of women in STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art and Math). The making of the dress was a collaboration among friends and colleagues: designed from 2D to 3D in Morphi 3D design software on iPad and 3D printed in parts on Ultimaker 3D printers using BioInspiration’s WillowFlex flexible, compostable bio-plastic.
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