Hairy Dutch people can be excited to hear which Dutch consumer brand Philips has begun the year with a promotion limited to the Netherlands. Now, if you are located in Holland, you can go online and create a custom, 3D printed shell for your Phillips shaver. You’ll have to act swift, yet, as the company is only 3D printing 125 copies of the shell.
At 3DShaver.com, you can start personalizing your own shaver, selecting the dimensions of the 3D printed scales, adding text, and choosing the type of guard you are looking for, for beard or precision trimming. You’ll notice on the site which Phillips has partnered with Twikit for the customization of this product. Twikit has previously partnered with Auchan to bring 3D printing to European mega-stores. The create is and so 3D printed in SLS nylon of Shapeways, a effortless partner for the consumer brand as Shapeways was originally spun out of the lifestyle incubator of Royal Philips Electronics. The device itself is based on the company’s 5000 series, but you won’t be able-bodied to get this level of personalization with an off-the-shelf shaver.
If you are lucky adequate to live in the Netherlands, not only for the reason of this promotion but for the reason of their excellent create scene and universal healthcare, you can head to the 3DShaver site now and register to get a $99 shaver. Not a bad price for a personalized product you can end up having to buy anyway? If things go well, who knows, perhaps they’ll broaden the program to the rest of the world!