3d printed consumer products

Thesis Student Creates Business Case for Desktop 3D Printing E-Cigarette Cases

Thesis student Calvin Smith, at Minnesota State University, brings up a topic most 3D printing enthusiasts and users should be interested in as he explores the limits—and endless possibilities— of…

3D Printing News Briefs: April 17, 2019

We’ve got all the details of a new contest to share in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, followed by business and some news about RAPID + TCT, which will be…

3D Printing News Briefs: November 28, 2018

We’re starting with some business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, and then moving on to an award. A British company is the first automotive consumer retail brand built…

Customers Customizing Their Own 3D Printed Razor Handles with Gillette’s New Razor Maker Platform

Everywhere you look, there’s customization and personalization in the products we use daily – we consumers definitely like the items we use to reflect our preferences and personal tastes. And…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 18, 2018

We’re starting with a bit of business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then a story about metal 3D printing, and then moving along with examples of some of…

Steelcase Calls on Fast Radius and Carbon to Create a 3D Printable Redesign of its SILQ Chair

From chairs and tables to sofas and stools, we here at 3DPrint.com love a good piece of 3D printed furniture, and many furniture companies all around the world are on…

Chanel Turns to Industrial 3D Printing to Develop the First 3D Printed Mascara Brush

The fashion industry has been implementing 3D printing technology for some time now, in products from clothes, shoes, and ties to jewelry, purses, and even eye-catching umbrellas. But makeup products…

Biodegradable Smart Cups Offer an Instant, 3D Printed Boost of Energy

How do you get through the day – with a cup of coffee or a glass of ice-cold Coca Cola, or an energy drink the likes of Red Bull and…

Plumen Partners with Pantone to Add Color to 3D Printed Pendant Lighting

Designer low energy lighting company Plumen uses 3D printing technology to bring beauty to ordinary, utilitarian lighting, and even re-imagined the form of the light bulb back in 2010, which…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 6, 2017

In the first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs this week, we’ve got news on consumers’ views about 3D printing, 3D software updates and 3D printers, 3D printing materials, and…

3D Shaver: Shapeways and Philips Partner to Create the World’s First Customizable 3D Printed Electric Shaver

As manufacturing technology starts to shift from large-scale, mass-produced consumer products to smaller, 3D printed to order products a whole new level of customization will be available to customers. Modern…

Johnson & Johnson Announces Collaboration with HP to Create Personalized 3D Printed Healthcare Solutions

3D printing technology offers a wide range of personalization and customization options that are impossible with traditionally manufactured products. We’re already seeing some of the first custom 3D printed consumer…

Gig-Manufacturing: The Ambiguity of 3D Printing Liability, or Who Is to Blame if a 3D Printed Part Fails

On the surface there are a lot of similarities between gig-economy companies like Uber and AirBnB and the future of 3D printing. The technology will soon offer people the ability…