There’s a growing number of sellers offering 3D-printed decorations on Etsy and eBay. When it comes to weddings, the market for 3D-printed decorations is expanding rapidly. Wedding planners and designers are becoming interested in the aesthetic charm and versatility the technology offers.
At PD Models we have long been aware that 3D printing has already made its mark on the world of fashion and accessory design. The speed of the progression of 3D printing technology has seen a swathe of new and established designers becoming enchanted by the wonders of 3D printing.
In ShapeWays Magazine, an article entitled Decoration Ideas for Your 3D Printed Wedding showed that 3D printing has made an extremely successful impact on the wedding industry as a whole, in an extremely short space of time. In the article Kat Kinkead writes:
“Let’s face it: When it comes to weddings, the bride might be dazzling, the groomsmen dashing, but the reception is the portion that your guests remember most (well, for the most part). Make it extra memorable — and wow your guests — by creating your own 3D printed wedding décor. Read on for six ways to customize your wedding with one-of-a-kind accessories. You can easily spruce up your wedding reception by adding details that guests can take home with them. Wine charms, custom bottle openers, and fancy decorations to charm up your wine bottles are all perfect choices.”
What Makes 3D Printing So Successful to the Wedding Industry
A clear reason as to why 3D printing has become so incredibly successful to the wedding industry is that it allows designers to create anything they desire, in an easy and cost effective way. For brides and grooms, it’s offers a touch of uniqueness to their wedding, and at a low price.
As with most industries, the world of wedding decor has quickly embraced the transformative aspects of 3D printing. In 2015, the first 3D-printed a bouquet. The results were absolutely spectacular, as 3DPrint.com revealed:
“In total the bouquet houses nine white roses, printed with a nylon material, on an EOS Formiga P 100 3D Printer at the University of Sheffield’s Centre for Advanced Additive Manufacturing. Once complete it was packaged and shipped to the US where she married Bret Hughes at the Butterfly House of Indianapolis Zoo.”
From cake toppers to bow ties, placements to tiaras, the efforts produced by wedding decor designers over the past few years have shown that we are indeed living in exciting times, as the magic of 3D printing has taken yet another arena by storm.
The level of creativity has always been strong among wedding decor designers, whose sole purpose it is to enchant and delight the many brides and grooms out there and with the addition of 3D printing we’re seeing decor that is truly fit for royalty.