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Materialise went public this morning and we were there to cheer them on

ImageOur friends Materialise, the Belgium 3D printing company we’ve worked with for years, went public this morning and we were at NASDAQ when they rang the opening bell. As proof we were there, here’s a fuzzy photo of the NASDAQ tower in Times Square with, yes, Murray and Franklin looking out at you. Click on that hole in Franklin’s face to get the full story and some less fuzzy photos.



ImageMurray now has a column in DEPARTURES magazine. Of course, the first one would be about fruit bowls. Really, people don’t change. Click on that big red logo to get to the goods.

Murray in a wig in Pittsburgh

ImageIn the main room at the Warhol Museum, we installed two giant Fright Wigs, under which you were encouraged to stand and have your portrait taken, with a Polaroid–JUST LIKE ANDY USED TO DO! Here’s Murray, doing a test drive. And here’s what the setup looked like, just before the hordes of RAPID 2013 delegates arrived. 


Stephen Jones meeting his green self


Three out of Four ain’t bad



Here are three of the Four Continents busts of Stephen Jones. There’s one more coming and IF YOU WERE GOING TO RAPID 2013 3-D PRINTING CONFERENCE, you’d be able to see them all, in Murray’s installation at the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh on Monday. It’s not too late. You can still register. Also, it’s not raining in Pittsburgh. 

You can go to Pittsburgh. You can go to the Warhol Museum. But you can’t go to Murray’s installation at the Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh


And you won’t be able to see the giant 3-D printed Fright Wigs (like the one in the Andy Self Portait) AND get your own portrait taken wearing the wig. Sorry. You can’t come. Unless you register for the RAPID 2013 conference, that is.  It really boils down to what you want to do with your life. Do you want to learn about  the most exciting technology happening today or not?

3D printed prostitute shoes. Can you stand it?

This is the Melonia shoe, 14 pairs of which currently surround the hot and sexy Bed of Ware at the Victoria & Albert Museum, as part of the big 3D printing installation we’ve been writing about. For some reason, this is everyone’s favorite part of the show. Prostitute shoes. Go figure. But get this, friends with feet, this shoe is also totally wearable by non-prostitutes! Yes, yes, it’s true. You, too, could be stepping into the future. Available at Moss in November. Click the pic for more detail on the exhibit.

Don’t be thinking 3D printing is all in the future. It’s here now, fashionistas.

Here’s the complicated and exquisite Escapism Dress designed by super-up-and-coming fashion designer Iris Van Herpen, as it is in Murray’s installation at the V&A. (We made this shot a little out of focus so you wouldn’t be frightened.) But wait–look below! OMG, it’s the SAME DRESS. On the runway at Iris’s fashion show in January, being worn by an actual human. Right there in the lineup with all those old fashioned sewn together with thread things. So, yeah, 3D printing, crazy and out there as it is, is already here. Get used to it. Click on the pic below to go to Iris’s website. Photo by Michel Zoeter.

Q & A about the V & A

And now it’s the New York Times climbing on the V&A/London Design Festival/3D Printing bandwagon. See the Home section today for a Q&A with Murray about the installation. Or click the pic.

Now even the Independent is getting with the 3D printing program

Read all about Murray and the V&A (again) but this time it’s the Independent (a rather big deal London newspaper) which has suddenly discovered the wonderful world of 3D printing. And they are REALLY into it. Click on the pic to go. Or click here to go to the Full Story on the Mother Ship.