Feb.22, 2013

.MGX, the design division of Materialise N.V. announces the launch of their new series of hats manufactured using a variety of 3D printing methods. 3D printing technology allows the company to design, produce and customize shapes that would otherwise be impossible to realise.


Designed by renowned milliner Elvis Pompilio in collaboration with the design agency .rad Product, the H.MGX harks back to the early days of the fedora when it was first introduced as a hat for women and style icons. Thanks to 3D Printing, the H.MGX is much lighter and more intricate than the classic fedora.

Price: € 496


A highly detailed, modern versions of the veil - the headpiece that signifies mystery.

Price: € 413


Inspired by the city that designers Elvis Pompilio and Laurent Chabrier (of .rad Product) call home, this detailed headpiece features some of the places they love most. It is truly unique!

Price: € 83

(Images: .MGX)

These 3D printed hats are for sale at .MGX's online shop.

In response to the increasing interest in 3D printed products in Asia, end of 2012 MGX announced that a selection of .MGX pieces are exhibiting in Shanghai, China as part of the IndustrialRevolution.MGX exhibition. "The exhibition focuses on influential 3D creations, particularly pieces known for their power to inspire." announced i.Materialise. If you are near the city, be sure to pay a visit there.






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