Postcard Swimwear

Design the swimsuit of your dreams based on your favorite artwork or photography

While there’s an almost overwhelming selection of swimwear available, the search for the perfect suit often ends in lukewarm feelings. Sydney-based Postcard Swimwear offers a different kind of service: custom pieces that are designed using artwork and photography submitted by customers. “My whole philosophy behind Postcard Swimwear has been, ‘create the things you wish existed,’” Ashlee Cam, the one-woman show behind Postcard, tells CH. And …

Kinematics 4D-Printed Dress

Generative design studio Nervous System looks to pattern and form in nature to create a fully flexible, customizable garment

Founded in 2007, generative design studio Nervous System has been working with cutting-edge computer simulation and digital fabrication technologies to create some of the most interesting products on the market. Now, founders Jessica Rosenkrantz and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg have developed their most innovative concept to date: a fully customizable dress made from their Kinematics 4D-printing system. 3D-printing has generally presented a challenge for garment-making because they …

Stress-Free Holiday Cards by Artifact Uprising

Simple, customizable cards printed on recycled paper are easy to produce and easy on the eyes

‘Tis that season, when a large number of friends, but really, mostly blood relatives, expect an update on what you’ve been up to the last year—or two, or three, depending on when you last sent out a holiday card. One option to ease this unfortunate pain is Artifact Uprising, a Colorado-based company founded by sister photographers Jenna Walker and Katie Thurmes that’s become well-known for …