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3D-printed Float shoes will be available on the United Nude website and in the New York City flagship store
Stylish shoes are designed for home printing on the new Cube® 3D printer
ROCK HILL, S.C., Aug. 5, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today a collaboration with fashion brand United Nude to deliver a new line of 3D-printed wearable shoes. The "Float" shoes are uniquely designed for immediate home printing on the new Cube® 3 desktop 3D printer, pushing the boundaries of what's possible using 3DS's most affordable home printer. The Float shoes will début at United Nude's flagship retail installation in Soho, Manhattan. United Nude plans to offer live, in-store manufacturing and feature continuous shoe printing in the store window. This is the first fashion-focused 3D printing retail experience in the United States, expanding on United Nude's successful Regent Street, London installation.
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"After pioneering wearable, 3D-printed shoes using a state-of-the-art Selective Laser Sintering 3D printer, we are thrilled to deliver fully functional, 3D-printed shoes designed for an affordable home desktop printer," said Rem D Koolhaas, Founder of United Nude. "This design is about creating something beautiful and interesting; it's about experimenting, moving forward and learning along the way."
Priced at $999, Cube 3 is the only dual material, plug-and-play, kid-safe certified 3D printer that is easy to own and affordable to operate. From fashion to décor to everyday items, with the Cube 3 you can print what you desire and what you need. Cube 3 comes with two starter cartridges and 25 exclusive designs to get printing quickly and love what you make.