Amazing Things Architects Make When They Aren't Architecting
Los Angeles architect Jenny Wu uses CNC milling and 3-D printing to create intricate jewelry fashioned from precious metals and composite materials. She draws inspiration from nature to create mesmerizing interlocking forms that resemble teardrops, insects, and fossils. Celebrities like Jessica Alba, Carrie Underwood, and Christina Aguilera have worn Wu’s work, which she likens to “architecture on the body.”
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Architecturally Designed 3D Printed Jewelry from LACE
It is now safe to declare that 3D printing is more than just a high-tech tactic used for architectural modeling. Slowly but surely, it is shaking up various industries–everything from medicine to fashion. Architect Jenny Wu sees so much potential in the technology that she created a line of 3D printed jewelry called LACE.
Stunning Modern 3-D Printed Jewelry
Jenny Wu, a partner in the firm Oyler Wu Collaborative and a former Dwell on Design artist, has just launched LACE, her first jewelry collection made up of 3-D-printed nylon pieces as well as selections in sterling silver. All belong to the same geometric narrative, and all reference architecture.
Artist Spotlight: Jenny Wu
Talented designers live with a burden. They’re surrounded by objects that they believe they can design better, make more beautiful or push the limits of production potential. With the help of SolidScape, a Stratasys company, that’s how noted architect Jenny Wu found herself creating a jewelry line called LACE.
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Carbon Copy: 3-D Printing is merging the Worlds of Architecture and Fashion Design
Like many architects, Jenny Wu had been using 3-D printers for years; they’re essential for making scale models. She was intrigued to hear how her colleagues were being tapped to help fashion designers produce clothing and jewelry with the devices. To see whether she could play both roles, Wu set out to design a necklace.
Jenny Wu’s 3D-Printed “Lace” Jewelry is Architecture You Can Wear
As co-founder of an award-winning architecture firm in Los Angeles, Jenny Wu is more than familiar with the potential of rapid-prototyping technology. So when she decided to take a crack at jewelry design in her spare time, Wu already knew that three-dimensional printing was her answer.
Jenny Wu and Stratasys Collaborate on 3D Printed Jewelry Line
Jenny Wu, American architect, designer, and partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, has recently worked with Stratasys to release her jewelry line and many of the pieces use 3D printing to achieve their innovative look.
Last Night's Look: Love It or Leave It
Chrissy Teigen chose a black and white long-sleeve Alon Livne mini dress with thigh-high boots, Lace by Jenny Wu earrings and a Jimmy Choo clutch for the DirecTV Now Super Saturday Night Concert in Houston.
A designer Jenny Wu é um dos melhores exemplos da real possibilidade de impressoras 3D serem utilizadas no mundo da moda
Usabilidade, durabilidade e custo são apenas alguns dos fatores que me preocupo na hora de desenhar peças usáveis, como joias. Ainda que muitos avanços estejam acontecendo na tecnologia 3D, ainda há um número limitado de materiais apropriados para peças usáveis. Alguns materiais quebram facilmente e outros são desconfortáveis no copo. Ao desenvolver minha coleção, testei diferente materiais durante seis meses para ver como eles se comportavam com o tempo.
What We're Loving Right Now LACE by Jenny Wu Ring
I'm pretty plain-Jane when it comes to my jewelry selection - I like lots of silver in minimal designs. But when I saw LACE Mobius Steel Ring, it was just the thing to up the ante on my accessory game. It still has a subtle color I like but the design is anything but.
Oh, and just to double the cool factor? It's 3D-printed!
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LACE by Jenny Wu, Pret-A-3D Print
Oyler Wu Collaborative partner Jenny Wu had long dreamed of designing jewelry—just as soon as she found some spare time. Last fall, she realized that she might wait forever for a break from her busy architecture practice. “At some point I decided, ‘I’ll design some pieces, and the easiest way to make it happen is just to 3D print them,'” said Wu.
Sum & Substance
An architect as well as a jewelry designer, Jenny Wu translates geometries into wearable statements using 3D printing. “I see the potential of jewelry as ‘architecture’on the body,” she says. As an architect, she has mastered 3D printing to make models, a skill that serves her jewelry design business. “She makes incredible interlocking 3D-printed jewelry,” says Arthur Hash.“3D-printed work is not necessarily new and exciting anymore, but she gets it right.”
LACE is an accessory extension of the creator’s work in specialized field
3D printing has allowed us to create some pretty amazing things. From a fully functional race car, to a bionic ear, to single story homes, creatives and designers are doing more with than anyone could have thought possible.
Designer Jenny Wu Launches First 3D Printed Jewellery Collection with Stratasys
The designer and architect of Oyler Wu Collaborative, a firm which specializes in experimental and progressive projects, will release a collection this autumn entitled ‘LACE’ compromising of 3D printed wearable’s inspired by line-based geometry and organic movement.
Meet The Woman Bringing The 3D Printing Trend To Hollywood
Interestingly, Wu's background isn't in fashion or jewelry design — it's in architecture, which is how she became familiar with 3D printing in the first place. Now, Wu balances architecture design work and her jewelry company, LACE, which creates surreal and futuristic necklaces and rings.
17 Gorgeous Baubles That Won’t Bother Sensitive Skin
We’ve all been there: You take off a new piece of jewelry and see a ring of green, gray or black on your skin where the metal once was. It’s a common—if disconcerting—reaction to alloys in certain types of jewelry, and it might give you a sense of how irritating it (literally) is to have a full-blown metal allergy.
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An LA Architect Brings On The Future of Fashion with 3D-Printed Jewelry
Although we're patiently awaiting those self-tying shoes, at least we can enjoy other perks of living in the future-- Like the ability to print everything from mansions to Hello Kitty toys. LA-based architect Jenny Wu is taking the DIY concept to a whole new level in fashion with LACE, her new line of 3D-printed Jewelry.
Oyler Wu Collaborative Partner Launches 3D-Printed Jewelry Collection
A personal project quickly turned into a business venture when Jenny Wu, co-founder of the Los Angeles–based Oyler Wu Collaborative, wore a few pieces of jewelry she designed and 3D printed to the Art Basel show in Miami last year. “People kept coming over to ask me about it to the point where I was like, OK, maybe I have something unique that a design-oriented crowd would really appreciate,” she says.
LACE by Jenny Wu Debuting New Collection of 3D Printed Jewelry
3D printing provides users with literally endless opportunities to design and create their own custom objects, whether it be household accessories, elaborate art work, individualized toys, or custom jewelry. Jewelry itself has been around since the first humans became advanced enough to hammer on some stones and come up with their own unique designs.
Sew & Tell
Join me this week for a conversation with Jenny Wu, an architect with Oyler Wu Collaborative and designer behind a new line of jewelry called LACE. Jenny's beautifully intricate necklaces, earrings and rings have incredible drama and delicacy, and are created entirely through the process of 3-D printing.
本報記者劉美妤紐約報道：在設計領域之中，建築向來是最複雜、困難、大規模的一項，而從規劃打造樓房的技術裡，也能伸展出無限可能。在洛杉磯市的南加州建築學院（South California Institute of Architecture）任教的吳嘉華（Jenny Wu）使用建築設計製作模型常用的3D打印（3D printing）技術，開始了時尚首飾的設計之旅，準備今年秋季在紐約時尚周正式問世。