Symposium: Local Designers & 3D Printing for Fall Fashion Week

Ace Hotel New York, 20 West 29th StreetPresents a group discussion about technology, 3D printing and the future of fashion with fashion designer Michael Schmidt — creator of wardrobes for luminaries like Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Deborah Harry and Madonna, an Ace friend who created the rope curtain in the lobby of Ace Hotel & Swim Club — as well as 3D design evangelists Michael Curry and Duann Scott from MakerBot and Shapeways, respectively, and Brooks Hagan, textile artist and Acting Head of the Textile Department at RISD.

The event is from 1-5pm. The discussion takes place Saturday, February 9, at 2pm in the lobby of Ace Hotel New York as part of Fall Fashion Week at Ace. During Fall Fashion Week, Ace Hotel New York partners with Shapeways to present an interactive encounter of technology and design that brings analog fashion and jewelry designers with CAD modelers, 3D printing experts from MakerBot and a gallery show by Material ConneXion. For more information check our calendar.

All students are welcome to attend. This event is free and open to the public.