Fashion Engineering Camp: 3D Modeling for Fashon

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Ghirardelli Square
09:30 AM
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Come learn 3D modeling and 3D printing from the KiraKira Team! Classes focus on buliding design-thinking and STEM skills through the lens of art and design. Each week we will dive into a new subject ranging from jewelry design to fashion design to industrial design. Sketch and ideate, 3D model and then 3D print your own creations!

Dates: June 12- Aug 4th
Camp Hours: Monday - Friday 9:30 am - 4pm
Sign up for Week Long Sessions: Monday - Friday

Session One (June 12 - June 16) : Design Inspired by Nature
Get inspired by nature! There are so many beautiful forms found all around us that can inspire the things we make and the way we live. Join us this week for a series of 3D modeling, 3D design and 3D printing classes that explore natural forms and how we can use them in design. The week will finish with you creating your own organic inspired 3D design and print.

Session Two (June 19 - June 23) : Jewelry Design
Have you ever wanted to make your own jewelry? With 3D modeling and 3D printing now you can! Learn with classes from jewelry designer and KiraKira founder Suz Somersall, Italian jewelry designer Sabrina Facchetti and NYC-based designer Ashley Keeper about the basics of jewelry design. The week will culminate with you creating your own 3D printed jewelry design!

Session Three (June 26 - June 30) : Couture Fashion
Get inspired by famous designers like Celine and Balenciaga in this series of 3D modeling and 3D printing classes where you will learn to make pieces inspired by haute couture fashion houses. We will take you through the inspiration, ideation, paper prototyping and creation process in this week long course. The week will complete with you creating your own couture fashion design in 3D!

Session Four (July 5 - July 7) : Modern Design (half week)
In this series you will learn about form and volume in modern designs pulling from architectural inspirations like the work of Zaha Hadid and Frank Gehry. Both art and architecture will be the basis of our exploration into the world of modern design and the week will culminate in you creating your own modern 3D piece of art work!

Session Five (July 10 - July 14) : Sports & Games
This fun week long series explores making your own games through 3D printing and 3D modeling. We will teach you how to make your table top basketball and soccer games and even your own chess set. Learn skills in 3D modeling and 3D printing along the way. The week will end with you working on prototyping and 3D printing your own game!

Session Six (July 17 - July 21) : Wearable Tech
Wearable tech is the future of fashion. In this series we will explore who technology interacts with the body and concepts of 3D modeling and 3D printing designs to be worn and lived in. Design-thinking, prototyping and customization will all be explored in this series. The week will finish with you creating your own piece of 3D printed wearable tech!

Session Seven (July 24 - July 28) : Objects for your Room
Why buy things for your room when you can design and 3D print them yourself! Learn to 3D design and 3D print things like votive candle holders, mugs, lamps and more with our KiraKira instructors. The week will culminate with you 3D printing your own design for your bedroom!

Session Eight (July 31 - August 4): Fairy Tales in 3D
Cap off the summer with a magical fairy tale experience! We'll draw fashion inspiration from renowned favorites (think Frozen and Cinderella!)  From there we will brainstorm, sketch, turn those sketches into 3D models and then use 3D printing and sewing to bring our designs to life! 


  1. Ghirardelli Square
    900 North Point Street, San Francisco, CA