Exclusive Interviews

How 3D Printing and FabLabs are Ushering in Changes Within the Brazilian Economy

What do you know about FabLabs? Do you know anything about the stage of 3D printing in the developing countries? South America’s giant, Brazil, is the world’s seventh-largest economy with a…

Interview with MakerBot Europe GM Alexander Hafner on 6th Generation Replicators, Innovation Centers & More

3D printing is becoming a global phenomenon, and manufacturers of 3D printers are beginning to realize this. Back in August of last year, we reported on the launch of MakerBot…

Exclusive Interview With Head of EOS India, Mr. Anand Prakasam

EOS is a leading AM solution provider based in Germany with more than 25 years experience in developing and selling AM systems, software, materials, process and Quality management tools. The…

Exclusive Interview with Solidoodle Founder and CEO, Sam Cervantes About 3D Printing & His Company

When it comes to desktop 3D printers, one of the leading manufacturers of affordable, yet high quality printers is Solidoodle. Recently, the company, run by founder Sam Cervantes, released an…

3D Printing Will Help Bring Us An Actual Hoverboard in 2015 – Interview With Arx Pax CEO Greg Henderson

We are one month into the year 2015, and despite predictions made by writers Bob Gale and Robert Zemeckis in their 1985 Back to the Future we have yet to lay…

A Poetics of Failure: Sophie Kahn Uses 3D Printing to Challenge the Digital Era

In the mid-’90s I attended Philosophy graduate school when something called “deconstruction” was all the rage. In a nutshell, deconstruction criticizes a Western philosophical assumption that the natural and social worlds are objective…

Jenifer 1 & Arthur 1 — 3D Printable Car and Motorcycle Concepts Could Influence Future Design

The automobile industry is in the midst of what may be the biggest shakeup in its 130 year history. Between ride sharing services, the influx of electric vehicles like the…

3D Printed Mini F1 Drivers’ Creator Tells Us About His Design Odyssey, Plans for Future

Formula 1 racing has fans all over the world — including in the Netherlands, where a man named Alex has loved F1 for two decades. His second love is design, and these two…

Exclusive Interview with MakerBot CEO Jenny Lawton on the Future of MakerBot, Next Generation Printer, Smart Extruders, & More

One of the great things about attending a show as large as, and on as large of a stage as, CES is the fact that all of the big players within industries…

A 3D Printed Rifle from Canada the Latest Entry in the High-Tech Gun Collection

“So I decided to 3D print a gun.” And from there, the newest entry into the 3D printed firearm lineup began to take shape. “There’s been a lot of hysteria…

Allan Gabriel, Director of Dykema’s Intellectual Property Department, Speaks 3D Printing

We all know that the technology of 3D printing/additive manufacturing is changing the face of numerous industries, mostly for the better. Whether it’s creating new jobs, producing goods quicker and cheaper,…

Interview with Dennis Martin, Digital Artist Who Contributed to Creation of 3D Printed Obama Bust

I had an opportunity to speak with digital artist Dennis Martin, a member of the Reality Solutions Group at Autodesk that worked with the team creating the 3D printed bust…

Fully 3D Printed Working Engine Runs Completely on Hot and Cold Water — and You Can Print Your Own For Free

3D printing is fascinating, especially to those individuals who have not ever seen the technology in action previously. However, like with all new technology, this fascination subsides as time goes…

CEO of Graphene 3D Lab, Daniel Stolyarov, Discusses Bright Future of Graphene 3D Printing

As material science advances, one of the more exciting developments over the last several years has been that of the utilization of graphene, a super-material which is extremely lightweight, strong,…

3D Printing Teacher of the Year – Exclusive Interview With Philip Cotton

Founder of the 3dfilemarket.com, an online community to download and share 3D printing designs and to promote 3dprinting, Philip Cotton is a teacher consultant for BBC learning who teaches design…

Autodesk CTO Reveals Details of Their Spark 3D Printing Platform & Printer: More coming at Inside 3D Printing Conference

Autodesk CTO Jeff Kowalski tells us why we should be excited about the new Spark platform, hints at wide-scale adoption by some major 3D printing players and foreshadows a brand…

NASA’s In-space 3D Printer Launches Tomorrow – The Unheard of Inside Scoop & Ultimate Goal of 3D Printing on Mars

NASA’s Niki Werkheiser’s prediction for 3D Printing in space within 10 Years: “On Mars building everything from hand tools to radiation shielding habitats – and maybe even the engines you…

3D Printers Coming to Every School In the UK – Education Insights with Martin Stevens, CEO ‘It Is 3D’

IT IS 3D is the leading 3D technology company for education in the UK. The British company also operates in other sectors including jewellery, creative arts and industry.  Martin Stevens…

Experts & Law Makers to Meet Next Month to Discuss Intellectual Property Issues Within 3D Printing

Fifteen years ago, a free service burst onto the scenes and turned the music industry upside down. If you were over the age of 10 years-old at the time, you probably remember…

MakerBot CEO Bre Pettis on Hewlett Packard, 3D Printing Patents, ‘iTunes for Digital Designs’ & More

Recently MakerBot Co-founder and CEO Bre Pettis was kind enough to speak with 3DPrint.com about several topics surrounding the 3D printing industry. Pettis, along with co-founders Zach Smith and Adam…

Topolabs Aims to Improve The Way FDM 3D Printers Print And it’s Quite Amazing

If you are used to using a 3D Printer such as a MakerBot, Cubify, Solidoodle, RepRap, Lulzbot, or any other FDM (fused deposition modeling) printer, you can probably relate to…

OgoSport Utilizes 3D Printing & Plans to Put All Their OgoBild Designs on Thingiverse

Perhaps you have seen them at a local toy store, or perhaps you saw them on the Regis and Kelly Show a few years back. OgoBilds from OgoSport are traditional…

Forget the Rubik’s Cube – This Puzzle Designer Has Taken Shapeways by Storm

Shapeways has become the go to marketplace for designers who wish to create a 3D design and have it brought to market.  Over the past couple years, the site has…