3D printing has become an incredibly powerful tool to customize one-off products for differing applications. This project was based on using this technology to design a customized prosthetic leg for a specific user- a young, urban, male athlete. Nike was chosen as an appropriate brand to bring form to the leg. It also required familiarizing oneself with the emotional, medical, lifestyle, and physical changes the user would encounter.
November 10, 2008
Imagining branded prosthetics of the future
In the future, will all the cool kids will be wearing Air Jordan prosthetics? Designer Colin Matsco certainly thinks so: