Robots are also part of fashion as demonstrated by the fashion designer Iris van Herpen was born on June 5, 1984 the Netherlands graduated from ArtEZen Arnhem University of the Arts in 2006 and did an internship at Alexander McQueen in London and Claudy Jongstra in Amsterdam before launching her own label in 2007.The Dutch The designer debuted her first haute couture collection, ‘Chemical Crows’, at Amsterdam Fashion Week 2007. She is known for being known for combining technology with traditional haute couture crafts.
The futuristic vision of this designer has managed to create a different artistic expression and value.
On this occasion the designer created a 3D printed mesh dress while the models show off your latest creations on the catwalk.
Quaquaversal (go in all directions from the center) is the project where actress Gwendoline Christie, who plays Brienne in Game of Thrones, is surrounded by three robotic arms that perform 3D printing, laser cutting and weaving to create a dress. circulate live during the Spring Summer 2016 fashion show.
The robots are covered in a sharp material that was developed with magnets by designer Jólanvan der Wiel, who has already worked with Van Herpen to make clothes and shoes using the same system.
Van Herpen comments, “The live process combines different techniques such as laser cutting, hand knitting and 3D printing in a single dress, stretching from the center, Quaquaversal in its geometries.”
As a result, she designs a dress that has been woven around the model by interlacing an architectural mesh. A dress that is made directly on a person in real time, starting from the center and expanding in all directions creating a circle.
Only a few fashion designers, like Iris Van Herpen, have made a fierce attempt to introduce 3D printing and digital fabrication technology into new haute couture clothing design and styling methods.
Like other works by Iris Van Herpen, the series is inspired by natural forms. Specifically, in this case, living trees are bridged in India. She said on her website
Interpreting natural lines and processes in manufacturing is a new possibility in digital manufacturing and 3D printing.
With the integration of new technologies, many creative alternatives are opened even in the fashion industry.