3d design

Remains of Mythical Creatures & Cyptids Brought into Reality With 3D Printing

Mermaids, Vampires, Werewolves, and Unicorns are all creatures of our imaginations. For centuries these creatures have existed only in fairy tales, myths, and other stories. Many individuals, do however, believe…

Middle School Students in NY Use 3D Printing to Compete in Miniature Drag Racing Competition

In Nanuet, NY at A. MacArthur Barr Middle School, the students are riveted by drag racing. No, it’s not a recreation of the musical Grease; instead it is the brainchild…

Creator of 3D Printed Ear Buds ‘Normal’ Opens Manhattan Storefront

One of the most enticing aspects of 3D printing is the yet to be fully tapped into, which is the opportunity it presents with respect to high levels of customization….

Designer 3D Prints a Chair With Multiple Soft and Rigid Areas, Ideal for Comfort

Once in a while, a concept embodying a perfect blend of creative genius, visual flawlessness and modern-age wizardry comes along, leaving those who witness it in a sublime state of…

An Exciting Overview of Where the Desktop 3D Printing Market is Headed

Let’s face it: in today’s fast paced, no-time-to-waste, cost-efficient mindset, most of us subscribe to in just about every facet of out lives, leaning toward the more affordable solution is…

MyMiniFactory Launches Designers Exchange For Those Seeking 3D Printable Designs And Design Work

It seems like all we’ve been hearing lately is how 3D printing and robotics will eventually take away millions of jobs, leaving the owners of high powered computers, and machines the…

The 3D Printed Fishbone Paddle Board, Like None You’ve Seen Before, To Begin Production Soon

3D Printing….. It’s showing up everywhere. Large corporations, hospitals and universities are all getting into the action. It is such a unique technology, in that it allows for completely custom…

An Army of Genetically Modified 3D Printed Vases ‘GeMo’ Launches on Kickstarter

Building on the possibilities for variation and personalization that are being recognized as one of the hallmark features of digital design and production, the group behind GeMo is working to…

Pinshape’s 3D Printed Kids’ Toys Design Challenge Has Launched

If you somehow managed to marry Etsy to a 3D printer, their offspring would probably look somewhat like Pinshape. This startup was launched in 2014 and a visit to their…

Shapeways Teams with Google to Allow Girls to Design and 3D Print Bracelets for Free

When most people think of computer programmers, they probably picture a bearded young man with nerdy glasses sitting at a desk wearing a ‘Super Mario Brothers’ t-shirt. At least that’s…

GE Partners with MakerBot in Attempt to Crowd-Source Future Smart Appliances

Back in March, General Electric and Local Motors announced a new crowd-sourcing platform, called FirstBuild, which was created in order to utilize the talents of designers, makers, engineers and students around…

The Squizmo: 3D Printing and Dental Hygiene

If others have been warned not to “get you started” on the difficulties of getting the last bit of toothpaste out of the bottle or, if you have ever found…

Dyson Funding Program Brings Whizz-Bang Equipment, Including 3D Printers, to Secondary Schools

  When it came to the attention of The James Dyson Foundation that students were dropping out of design and technology courses at the GCSE (General Certificate in Secondary Education)…

Morphi is a 3D Design App for Touchscreens

3D modeling apps have a tendency to feel like extremely complex engineering tools. Well, it’s because, for the most part, they are! However, a New York startup, The Inventery, has…

Florea, Designer of the 3D Printed House & Gran Torino, Has More Up His Sleeve – Is a Submarine Next?

Ioan Florea is becoming quite the celebrity lately. He is probably most famous for his 3D printed liquid metal Ford Gran Torino, which was recently on display at the 2014…

MakeVR To Revolutionize 3D Design and Printing With Virtual Reality Interface – Kickstarter Launches Tomorrow

One of the biggest obstacles to the mass adoption of consumer based 3D printers is the lack of a simple user interface, which allows even the most novice 3D printing…

MakerBot Puts Their Digitizer 3D Scanner on Sale – Almost 50% Off Original Price

If you are someone that loves using your 3D Printer, but hates to spend days on end perfecting your designs, it might be time to add an additional gadget to…

3D Software Company Dassault Systemes to Purchase Accelrys for $750 Million

The French company, Dassault Systemes, who is a major player within the 3D design software industry has announced this afternoon that they have entered a definitive agreement for the acquisition…