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Francis Bitonti: Mass Customization: Beyond the Perfect Fit

Mint Museum UPTOWN

Thursday, Aug 11

6:00PM - 8:00PM

Admission: Free

Pre-registration encouraged.

Francis Bitonti: Mass Customization: Beyond the Perfect Fit

FREE | Thursday, August 11, 2016 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.| Uptown

Designer and innovator Francis Bitonti will be discussing how algorithmic design practices can add value to a brand beyond fit and sizing. The talk will explore the studio's work creating customizable products and how that impacts design methodology; a post talk reception follows.

Image credit:  Francis Bitonti, designer (American, 1983– ), United Nude, manufacturer (The Netherlands, 2003– ), 3D Systems, 3D printer (Rock Hill, South Carolina, 1986–). Mutatio Shoe, 2015, 3D printed polymer, gold plate, leather. Museum Purchase: Funds provided by the Mint Museum Auxiliary. T0115.1 Collection of The Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina. © Francis Bitonti, 2015.