Bespoke Jewelry Bazaar
Ace Hotel New York
Part of Fashion Week 2013
Within the Ace Hotel lobby, visitors were invited to peruse the Bespoke Jewelry Bazaar featuring collaborative works between select pairs of designers. thefuturefuture were teamed with jewelry designer Chris Habana to produce a set of pieces developed especially for the event. This was the first preview of these items and all items were available for purchase.
Makerbot was on hand, live printing custom variations.
The event concluded with a symposium on 3D printing, The Metaphor of Making and Fashion's Future from four points of view. Fashion designer Michael Schmidt, who has created wardrobes for luminaries such as Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Deborah Harry and Madonna. He is joined by Brooks Hagan, textile artist and Acting Head of the Textile Department at RISD, and 3D design evangelists Michael Curry and Duann Scott of MakerBot and Shapeways, respectively.
List of designers:
Ten Thousand Things
In God We Trust