Naveen Kumar Explores Traditional Indian Art, 3D Printing, and the Strain of Modern Life

Naveen Kumar Explores Traditional Indian Art, 3D Printing, and the Strain of Modern Life

Indian artist A Naveen Kumar has packed a thousand years of history and the latest in advanced technology into his 8 x 10 studio in Bangalore. And this month, he’s unpacked them in an exhibit entitled 81 sqft Studio, on display until September 19, at Gallery Sumukha in Wilson Garden. The work that is being […]

Indian artist A Naveen Kumar has packed a thousand years of history and the latest in advanced technology into his 8 x 10 studio in Bangalore. And this month, he’s unpacked them in an exhibit entitled 81 sqft Studio, on display until September 19, at Gallery...
Photoswitch Molecules Bring 3D Structured Light to Life

Photoswitch Molecules Bring 3D Structured Light to Life

I never get tired of 3D movies; from Sing to Planet of the Apes, I still gasp when objects fly out at me and enjoy the sensation of watching a lone figure moving through what appears to be the depth of a 3D stage. However, the sensation of 3D in movies is just that, a […]

I never get tired of 3D movies; from Sing to Planet of the Apes, I still gasp when objects fly out at me and enjoy the sensation of watching a lone figure moving through what appears to be the depth of a 3D stage. However, the sensation of 3D in movies is just that, a...
Saving a 3D Printed Titanic Model from the Original's Fate

Saving a 3D Printed Titanic Model from the Original's Fate

The Titanic features large in the mind of the public. This is partly due to the blockbuster film of the same name featuring a young, handsome Leonardo DiCaprio and schmaltzy music by Celine Dion designed to wring tears from your eyes. But even without this movie, the RMS Titanic is a boat worth remembering. It […]

The Titanic features large in the mind of the public. This is partly due to the blockbuster film of the same name featuring a young, handsome Leonardo DiCaprio and schmaltzy music by Celine Dion designed to wring tears from your eyes. But even without this movie, the...
Disaster Inspires Japanese Designers: Generative Design & 3D Printing Create Relief Effort X VEIN Drone

Disaster Inspires Japanese Designers: Generative Design & 3D Printing Create Relief Effort X VEIN Drone

The benefits of drones in efforts at disaster relief are well documented. The democratic nature of 3D printing and the growing numbers of people who have been educated, either self or through programs, means that more people than ever can contribute to the creation of such disaster relief vehicles. Such is the case with a […]

The benefits of drones in efforts at disaster relief are well documented. The democratic nature of 3D printing and the growing numbers of people who have been educated, either self or through programs, means that more people than ever can contribute to the creation of...
Seemore the Sea Turtle Gets a 3D Printed Shell Upgrade

Seemore the Sea Turtle Gets a 3D Printed Shell Upgrade

The Mall of America is more than just the Taj Mahal Mall, known for its vastness, it is also home to public aquarium called Sea Life that houses Seemore the sea turtle, who was unfortunately injured when struck by a boat. In the wild, her chances of survival were slim; her cracked shell left her […]

The Mall of America is more than just the Taj Mahal Mall, known for its vastness, it is also home to public aquarium called Sea Life that houses Seemore the sea turtle, who was unfortunately injured when struck by a boat. In the wild, her chances of survival were...
Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People Gets 3D Printed Homage

Delacroix's Liberty Leading the People Gets 3D Printed Homage

The personification of various ideas such as nationhood, liberty, and justice, to name a few, often take a feminine form. One of the most potent symbols of the United States, for example, is the Statue of Liberty, standing as a woman of epic proportions in New York Harbor. In the famous painting of Liberty Leading […]

The personification of various ideas such as nationhood, liberty, and justice, to name a few, often take a feminine form. One of the most potent symbols of the United States, for example, is the Statue of Liberty, standing as a woman of epic proportions in New York...
3D Printing May Mitigate Road Damage by Amish Buggy Drivers

3D Printing May Mitigate Road Damage by Amish Buggy Drivers

When I think of groups that add to the wear and tear on our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, I might consider truck drivers, long distance commuters, or public transportation operators. Even if I had been able to expand my list to include bungee jumpers and people who misunderstand how close their car is to the sidewalk, […]

When I think of groups that add to the wear and tear on our nation’s crumbling infrastructure, I might consider truck drivers, long distance commuters, or public transportation operators. Even if I had been able to expand my list to include bungee jumpers and...
Using 3D Technology to Recreate the Lost Faces of Herculaneum

Using 3D Technology to Recreate the Lost Faces of Herculaneum

After 800 years of silence, Mount Vesuvius came dramatically to life in August of 79 CE, belching forth deadly gas, molten rock, and searing volcanic ash onto those unfortunate enough to occupy the surrounding towns during its first day of eruption. The following night a pyroclastic surge barreled through the town of Herculaneum at speeds […]

After 800 years of silence, Mount Vesuvius came dramatically to life in August of 79 CE, belching forth deadly gas, molten rock, and searing volcanic ash onto those unfortunate enough to occupy the surrounding towns during its first day of eruption. The following...
Recreating Ancient Heritage Through 3D Printing

Recreating Ancient Heritage Through 3D Printing

In the 19th century, an Austrian mine operator named Johann Georg Ramsauer working near Hallstatt, Austria encountered a sizable prehistoric cemetery containing more than 1,000 burial sites. The graves were of men, women, and children who had lived and died in this area between 800 and 500 BCE during what has come to be known as […]

In the 19th century, an Austrian mine operator named Johann Georg Ramsauer working near Hallstatt, Austria encountered a sizable prehistoric cemetery containing more than 1,000 burial sites. The graves were of men, women, and children who had lived and died in this...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Carina Canoy, Founder, Peer2Tech

3D Printing Spotlight On: Carina Canoy, Founder, Peer2Tech

For the past two decades, Carina Canoy has worked as a project manager, the person responsible for successfully orchestrating the organization, risk management, and financial responsibilities, and information needs of any particular project. In 2012, while coordinating the production of a necessary plastic component that was an integral part of bringing a project to completion, […]

For the past two decades, Carina Canoy has worked as a project manager, the person responsible for successfully orchestrating the organization, risk management, and financial responsibilities, and information needs of any particular project. In 2012, while...
Six Degrees of Freedom with 3D Printed Cube for Manipulating Virtual Objects

Six Degrees of Freedom with 3D Printed Cube for Manipulating Virtual Objects

Augmented and virtual reality are about being able to have an immersive experience. This means that the viewer gets much more than offered by a 3D movie or even a presentation in a 4D theater. Instead of being a passive viewer of content, a VR user has the opportunity to interact with the objects in […]

Augmented and virtual reality are about being able to have an immersive experience. This means that the viewer gets much more than offered by a 3D movie or even a presentation in a 4D theater. Instead of being a passive viewer of content, a VR user has the opportunity...
3D Printing Spotlight On: Lauren Renee, Abuzz Designs

3D Printing Spotlight On: Lauren Renee, Abuzz Designs

Lauren Renee has had a presence on Twitter and YouTube and a dedicated following for several years now. Her first tack as a YouTuber was in the area of makeup tutorials, something that satisfied both her interests in beauty and her need to share do-it-yourself tips and tricks with others. Lauren is far more than just another […]

Lauren Renee has had a presence on Twitter and YouTube and a dedicated following for several years now. Her first tack as a YouTuber was in the area of makeup tutorials, something that satisfied both her interests in beauty and her need to share do-it-yourself tips...
Stratasys 3D Printing Advances Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Stratasys 3D Printing Advances Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Elizabeth Hospital

As humans, our faces are very important to us. I’m not talking about in a physical sense, although that is certainly true as well, but in terms of how they form and are formed by our identities. Having a damaged or deformed face can be profoundly disturbing to its owner, even if the facial difference […]

As humans, our faces are very important to us. I’m not talking about in a physical sense, although that is certainly true as well, but in terms of how they form and are formed by our identities. Having a damaged or deformed face can be profoundly disturbing to...
Building Surgical Skills with 3D Printed Practice at University of Michigan Medical School

Building Surgical Skills with 3D Printed Practice at University of Michigan Medical School

As with any profession that has immediate, real life consequences that are starkly set out in terms of life and death, the more practice that a surgeon can get before actually performing a procedure, the better it is for everybody. The way in which surgeons historically would have gotten the hands on experience necessary to allow […]

As with any profession that has immediate, real life consequences that are starkly set out in terms of life and death, the more practice that a surgeon can get before actually performing a procedure, the better it is for everybody. The way in which surgeons...
Sebastiano and Michelangelo Reemerge through 3D Printed Recreations

Sebastiano and Michelangelo Reemerge through 3D Printed Recreations

At times, the sheer number of artistic geniuses working within striking distance of each other, physically if not temporally, is stunning and you’d be hard pressed to find a place in the Western world where that is more true than in Rome. There were, of course, scores of artists and artisans practicing in Rome at any […]

At times, the sheer number of artistic geniuses working within striking distance of each other, physically if not temporally, is stunning and you’d be hard pressed to find a place in the Western world where that is more true than in Rome. There were, of course,...
Clever Quips Liven Up 3D Printed Bricks as OSU Student Replaces Missing Brickwork on Campus

Clever Quips Liven Up 3D Printed Bricks as OSU Student Replaces Missing Brickwork on Campus

A student at The Ohio State University is taking campus maintenance into his own hands by creating 3D printed bricks to fill in the spaces left by missing masonry. It’s not that the campus is in an advanced state of disrepair, but rather that there are literally thousands of brick areas on campus and with […]

A student at The Ohio State University is taking campus maintenance into his own hands by creating 3D printed bricks to fill in the spaces left by missing masonry. It’s not that the campus is in an advanced state of disrepair, but rather that there are literally...
3D Printed Device Allows At-Home Male Infertility Testing with Smartphone

3D Printed Device Allows At-Home Male Infertility Testing with Smartphone

Infertility affects as much as 15% of the general population. When a couple has spent a significant amount of time trying to conceive, the disappointment of another month without a positive result can be devastating. Consulting doctors and specialists can help to isolate the cause of the infertility, which can result from a wide range of issues. It […]

Infertility affects as much as 15% of the general population. When a couple has spent a significant amount of time trying to conceive, the disappointment of another month without a positive result can be devastating. Consulting doctors and specialists can help to...
Salone del Mobile Pushes Boundaries of Generative Design in 3D Print

Salone del Mobile Pushes Boundaries of Generative Design in 3D Print

Milan is now hosting the 56th iteration of its yearly Salone del Mobile, a furniture fair writ large both celebrating the primacy of Milan in the furniture world and demonstrating clearly why it holds that position. A total of five events are being held simultaneously from April 4th to the 9th at the Fiera Milano […]

Milan is now hosting the 56th iteration of its yearly Salone del Mobile, a furniture fair writ large both celebrating the primacy of Milan in the furniture world and demonstrating clearly why it holds that position. A total of five events are being held simultaneously...
3D Printing Helps a Man Grow a New Ear on His Arm

3D Printing Helps a Man Grow a New Ear on His Arm

You’ve probably heard the phrase “the walls have ears” but what you may not have heard is that in a hospital room in China, a man’s arm has ears too. Well, an ear actually. Before you start a Twitterstorm panicking about the state of human rights in China, let me assure you that this was […]

You’ve probably heard the phrase “the walls have ears” but what you may not have heard is that in a hospital room in China, a man’s arm has ears too. Well, an ear actually. Before you start a Twitterstorm panicking about the state of human...
Father Teaches His Kids to Swim Thanks to a 3D Printed Amphibious Prosthetic

Father Teaches His Kids to Swim Thanks to a 3D Printed Amphibious Prosthetic

When retired US Marine Dan Lasko of Bethlehem, PA served in Afghanistan, his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device (IED) and he lost the lower part of his left leg. Thanks to advances in prosthetic technologies made over the past decade, this hasn’t stopped him from participating in the physical activities that he enjoys, such as […]

When retired US Marine Dan Lasko of Bethlehem, PA served in Afghanistan, his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device (IED) and he lost the lower part of his left leg. Thanks to advances in prosthetic technologies made over the past decade, this hasn’t stopped...
3D Printing Factory Buildpl8 Recognizes Potential in Employing Adults with Autism

3D Printing Factory Buildpl8 Recognizes Potential in Employing Adults with Autism

April is World Autism Month and despite the fact that the numbers of cases of autism that are diagnosed have grown, and the increase in public exposure for people with autism, many people are still only minimally aware of the ways in which people with autism live their lives. One of the reasons for misunderstanding about the […]

April is World Autism Month and despite the fact that the numbers of cases of autism that are diagnosed have grown, and the increase in public exposure for people with autism, many people are still only minimally aware of the ways in which people with autism live...
3D Scanning and 3D Printing Get Century-Old Delage Type-S Grand Prix Car Back on the Road

3D Scanning and 3D Printing Get Century-Old Delage Type-S Grand Prix Car Back on the Road

It might seem that if you’ve already managed to get over a century out of your car, that you should just be grateful and willing to move along when it has a major engine malfunction. Clearly, however, if you thought so, you haven’t met Stuart Murdoch or his 1914 Delage Type-S grand prix, the only […]

It might seem that if you’ve already managed to get over a century out of your car, that you should just be grateful and willing to move along when it has a major engine malfunction. Clearly, however, if you thought so, you haven’t met Stuart Murdoch or...
Europe Looks to Take the Lead in 3D Printed Construction Disruption

Europe Looks to Take the Lead in 3D Printed Construction Disruption

It’s hard to find a topic these days that lies outside of the conversation surrounding 3D printing. So it comes as no surprise that countries around the world are making efforts to understand the technology’s impact and to make sure that they stay ahead of the curve in terms of both adoption and innovation. The United Arab […]

It’s hard to find a topic these days that lies outside of the conversation surrounding 3D printing. So it comes as no surprise that countries around the world are making efforts to understand the technology’s impact and to make sure that they stay ahead of...
Inspired by Game of Thrones, Artist Martin Pierce 3D Prints a Beautiful Dragon Egg Light Sconce

Inspired by Game of Thrones, Artist Martin Pierce 3D Prints a Beautiful Dragon Egg Light Sconce

Martin Pierce moved with his wife Anne to Los Angeles in 1980 and threw himself into the work he loved: creating architectural design. Over the years he has released collections reflecting both his English roots and his love of Art Nouveau. The pieces created range from door handles to architectural lighting and hardware to furniture, all retaining […]

Martin Pierce moved with his wife Anne to Los Angeles in 1980 and threw himself into the work he loved: creating architectural design. Over the years he has released collections reflecting both his English roots and his love of Art Nouveau. The pieces created range...
Swiss Design Duo Stuns Again with 3D Printed Shadow Clouds

Swiss Design Duo Stuns Again with 3D Printed Shadow Clouds

Using shadows as sources of entertainment is something we’re all familiar with. Whether it’s making the dog face with your hands on the projection screen when your teacher’s back is turned or watching your own shadow strike monstrous poses on the sidewalk on a sunny day, we’ve all played with the way that postures and […]

Using shadows as sources of entertainment is something we’re all familiar with. Whether it’s making the dog face with your hands on the projection screen when your teacher’s back is turned or watching your own shadow strike monstrous poses on the...

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