Now that’s cool!
The summer swim season is almost upon us in the northern half of the globe, meaning the swimsuit sales have already begun. Why bother running out to a store and fighting for the latest fashions when you can just print your bikini? That’s the idea behind Continuum Fashion’s N12 bikini, as pointed out by Kate Hartman: Simply hit up a website, choose your size and any accessories. The company then prints a wearable bikini and ships it to you.
We’ve discussed 3-D printing in the past, but if the idea is new to you, here’s how it works at a high level. Using software, objects are designed on a computer which then generates instructions for a special printer. The machine prints the 3-D object design by building it one layer at a time, using special inks made with plastic materials. Each successive layer is built on top…
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