Bulleit Launches Limited-Edition 3D Printed Sneakers As Part Of Its Frontier Works: 3D Printed Frontier Experience Bulleit takes its latest Frontier Works project to Dallas as the next stop on its national tour collaborating with leaders in technology, art and mixology to reimagine the bar experience with an immersive 3D printed drinks and sneaker exhibition.
Bulleit is having a 3D printer moment. The whiskey brand has unveiled limited edition sneakers made with the technology as part of a collaboration with Dallas-based street artist Kyle Steed and industrial designers Tangible Creative. Bulleit is on a mission to celebrate those who are pushing the frontier of their craft and share the same pioneering spirit [ … ]
"A 3D-printed sneaker collaboration between a whiskey company and a street artist? It’s a whole new level of weird. And yet, it feels oddly sophisticated and sort of organic."
Tangible Creative, which has 100 3D printers at its warehouse in Newark, New Jersey, has partnered with Brooklyn-based competitor MakerBot and Columbia University to create a coalition called the Covid Makers Response. The group is currently printing roughly 2,000 face shields a day, which volunteers pick up and drop off at the 92nd Street Y in [ … ]
“I think it’s important to have the case study to show the beautiful aspects that were able to happen with additive manufacturing,” said A.C. “But not contribute to the fantasy of ‘we just made these out of nothing in our kitchen.’ There are many, many moving parts to make this happen.”
"“Not only is this a Parsons story, but it is also a New York story,” says Abby Mechanic, the manager of Parsons School of Design’s Making Center. “It shows what individuals can do in a time of crisis and might encourage others to activate their talents in different ways to provide relief for the healthcare professionals [ … ]