3D printing is getting more widespread every year that it's also getting prevalent in the shoe making industry.
Nowadays, companies such as Nike, Adidas and New Balance have jumped in on the 3D printing hype and produced their own version of the shoes.
But according to 3Ders, a Hungarian fashion designer named Laura Papp that owns the laurapapp brand, has designed a unique collection of 3D printed concept shoes called "HEEL2."
The "HEEL2" designs, which consists of a set of moving triangular panels, transforms itself from heels to flat shoes with a short series of slides or twists -- depending on the model.
The designer is a graduate of Mology-Nagy University of Art and Design in Budapest that started her own clothing line after her stint working for the United Nude in China. The laurapapp brand specializes in accessories, bags and hopefully in the near future, 3D printed shoes.
The brand have already featured some "pop-up" shoe designs that each offer portability and flexibility to the wearer. Papp's latest creations has the ability to transform between an 11cm heels to flats. This flexibility makes the 3D concept shoes useful for those occasions when a dressed-up look is needed but can be changed when walking for long periods of time comes.
In a similar report by 3D Print, another designer has utilized 3D printing technology with regards to designing his latest work.
Designer Julian Hakes and his team, along with Ogle, helped create 3D printed Gold shoes for Amy Williams, 2010 gold medal winner for skeleton racing.
However, this is not the first time Hakes dabbled with 3D printing. Right now, the designer is busy creating a portfolio of 3D printed shoes that feature more extreme haute couture and wild styles, in addition to ankle boots and more.
According to Ogle marketing and sales director Dave Bennion, "We're delighted to be involved in such a unique project, especially honoring a British Olympian," and added, "The latest technology provided by 3D printing is enabling innovation across all kinds of industries."
Moreover, even though this is not the first time that 3D printing and fashion collided, this is the first time that the tech is gaining "foothold" on the fashion industry.
Before, only sneaker companies are trying to incorporate this tech with its product. Tech Crunch noted that the likes of New Balance have created a 3D printed midsole to its latest running sneakers.
However, don't expect to see the pair until April 2016, and even when the time of its release comes, it will only be available in a handful of locations.