• How 3-D Printing Is Saving the Italian Artisan Techniques such as the 3D printing have helped turn northeastern Italy into an unlikely hothouse of innovation.

How 3-D Printing Is Saving the Italian Artisan Techniques such as the 3D printing have helped turn northeastern Italy into an unlikely hothouse of innovation.

19 June 2017

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https://www.businessoffashion.com/community/voices/discussions/how-can-traditional-craftsmanship-survive-in-the-modern-world/how-3-d-printing-is-saving-the-italian-artisan

“Back in Trento, Pomini recently introduced customizable sunglasses, round frames with interchangeable accessories that can be clipped on and off. Since October, HSL has received unsolicited inquiries about the glasses from distributors in Ukraine, Greece, the U.S., and Brazil. The designer who created them, architect Rosa Topputo in Rome, took her inspiration from traditional Italian themes: hard angles taken from Italian rationalist architecture, a curlicue pattern derived from lacework typical of an island in the Venetian lagoon. Says Topputo: “Even when you do something with new technology, you can’t forget the aesthetics of the past.”

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