3d printed artwork

“Largest” 3D Printed Sculpture Installed in New Zealand to Honor Māori History

At the heartland of New Zealand Māori culture, in a land home to many famous legends and stories, a recently installed 3D printed concentric sculpture reflects the rich Māori history…

Roc Nation & Makelab 3D Print Plaque for Jaden’s Smith’s ‘Icon,’ Now Platinum

Jaden Smith has evolved into so much more than just a prince of Hollywood royalty, “raised by the power of Will.” In his own right, he is a fashion visionary,…

3D Printing News Briefs: March 20, 2020

Leading off our 3D Printing News Briefs today, the Wohlers Report for 2020 has been released. Moving on, Nanofabrica has achieved excellent results of direct rapid soft tooling with 3D…

Portugal: Minho’s Love is One of the Largest 3D Printed Art Installations Ever

Portugal has a spectacular new art installation to enjoy from Diverte. The ‘Amore Minhoto’ is the title gracing one of the largest installations ever created in their country. Serving as…

Interview with Michaella Janse Van Vuuren

Women are playing a significant and important role in 3D printing and Additive Manufacturing. This is especially important in inspiring many young girls and women to harness and utilize the…

RAPID 2019: 3D Printed Artwork, Booth Visits, and Press Conferences

Recently, I, along with thousands of others, traveled to Detroit, Michigan – which boasts the highest concentration of engineering talent in the entire US – to attend this year’s RAPID +…

Generative Design Methods Combine 3D Printing & Organic Evolution

 “Go take your lessons from nature, that’s where our future lies.” – Leonardo da Vinci Virginia Commonwealth University student Mohammad Jawad takes a forward-looking approach to manufacturing, as 3D printing…

3D Printing News Briefs: May 30, 2019

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, euspen plans to hold a Special Interest Group meeting in September centered around additive manufacturing, and an adjunct professor completed a comparison between a…

Spain’s National Archaeological Museum and Acciona Presented The First Romanesque Arch Printed in 3D

Collections of objects are normally exhibited behind enclosed glass displays to prevent people from touching them. Considering these objects are fragile and have a great historical value, museums have to…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 14, 2018

We’re bringing you the latest 3D printing business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, plus a little 3D printed art to round things out. FATHOM is partnering with SOLIDWORKS software…

Detailed 3D Printed Sculptures Depict Common Scenes and the Light That Illuminates Them

Have you ever stopped to think about your relationship with light? I’m not talking philosophically in terms of Star Wars and the light side versus the dark side, but actual…

3D Printing Introductions, Innovations, and Bling Galore at RAPID + TCT 2018

This year’s RAPID + TCT event is coming to a close in Texas today, and I’m very pleased to call it my first big 3D printing industry event. There were so…

German Artist Creates Lifelike Birch Tree Installation with 3D Printing Pen and Wood Composite Material

There’s just something about 3D printed art, regardless if people agree on whether or not it actually counts as art, that always opens up the most amazing sense of wonder…

3D Printed Miniatures Capture Chinese Historical Scenes

We often see 3D printing technology used to breathe life back into history and art through models, replicas, and miniatures. Chinese 3D printer and scanner manufacturer Shining 3D, well-known for its…

3D Printed Lights and Artificial Intelligence Used in Interactive ‘Living Architecture’ Structure

A design that takes its cues from natural processes for creation is referred to as biophilic – rather than green design, which is used to keep harm from coming to the…

Vespers: Series of 3D Printed Death Masks Feature at National Gallery of Victoria

We have long admired the work of Neri Oxman, the architect, designer, and professor who runs the Mediated Matter research group at the MIT Media Lab and coined the phrase ‘material ecology’ to describe…

Kilwell Fibretube to 3D Print Massive Sculpture for New Zealand Roadway

The mind of the artist is shown to us by expressions of creativity that are often described as beautiful, stunning—as well as thought-provoking and inspirational—and so much more. One particular…

3D Printing News Briefs: December 15, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some aerospace 3D printing, then moving on to business announcements, new releases, and 3D printed art. The European Space Agency has…

Enjoy This Dead Fly Encased in a 3D Print: Is it Art, a Valuable Fossil, or Evidence of the Anthropocene Era?

Are you one of those people who swats flies to their death with wild abandon, wielding the fly swatter as a lethal weapon? Many of us are serious about ridding…

New Mat Collishaw Works Feature 3D Printed Zoetrope & Virtual Reality Photography Landscape

While Mat Collishaw may not be completely comfortable with 3D printing, it would seem that he is happily dependent on it—as seen in one of his latest works featuring an…

3D Printing Art: Complicated Opportunities

3D printing is being used by artists, curators, museums and galleries worldwide to create works. Designers, sculptors, digital artists, painters and people new to the art world are using 3D…

NASA’s Massive James Webb Space Telescope Inspires Out-of-This-World 3D Printed Art

Art is always inspired by something – a feeling, an event, a muse. So what can artists come up with when their given muse is a large, technologically advanced telescope?…

Ukrainian Artist Unveils 3-Meter-Tall 3D Printed “Walking Flower” Sculpture

From the earliest cave drawings to the “Mona Lisa” portrait that hangs in the Louvre, art is an interesting, fluid concept. A piece of artwork that moves you to tears could…

UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage Works on Conserving 3D Printed Artwork

I think we can all agree that 3D printed art is a marvel, even if you’re still not sure you can technically call it art. In my personal opinion, 3D printing…