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Sculpteo and Octobre71 Keep Manufacturing Local with Stylish 3D Printed Eyewear

Sculpteo and Octobre71 Keep Manufacturing Local with Stylish 3D Printed Eyewear

Anyone who wears glasses or contact lenses dreads the day when they have to be replaced, because corrective eyewear is expensive. So are quality sunglasses; if you want a pair that won’t break within a month, you generally have to shell out some money. That may not always be the case, though. 3D printing is […]

Anyone who wears glasses or contact lenses dreads the day when they have to be replaced, because corrective eyewear is expensive. So are quality sunglasses; if you want a pair that won’t break within a month, you generally have to shell out some money. That may...
South African Architect Launches Design for Partially 3D Printed Concrete Sunglasses

South African Architect Launches Design for Partially 3D Printed Concrete Sunglasses

Concrete is a material that has been both underestimated and overused in turn throughout its presence in design history. Its brand identity seems to be that of heavy, solid, and indestructible, and it was used to commit some horrible crimes against humanity, particularly during the unfortunate period in architectural history when brutalism was at its […]

Concrete is a material that has been both underestimated and overused in turn throughout its presence in design history. Its brand identity seems to be that of heavy, solid, and indestructible, and it was used to commit some horrible crimes against humanity,...
Stratasys Sees a Way to Speed Eyewear to Market with New VeroFlex 3D Printing Material

Stratasys Sees a Way to Speed Eyewear to Market with New VeroFlex 3D Printing Material

From head to toe, 3D printing can help in keeping each individual stylish and comfortable. While 3D scanning and 3D printing are making huge strides in personalized footwear, eyewear is becoming an increasingly high-visibility area for 3D printed customization. I make no promises that those will be the last obvious word plays accompanying the latest […]

From head to toe, 3D printing can help in keeping each individual stylish and comfortable. While 3D scanning and 3D printing are making huge strides in personalized footwear, eyewear is becoming an increasingly high-visibility area for 3D printed customization. I make...
Powder & Heat Creates Customized, Colorful 3D Printed Glasses

Powder & Heat Creates Customized, Colorful 3D Printed Glasses

We’re seeing a lot of 3D printed eyewear these days. The global eyewear industry is valued at more than $100 billion by some estimates, making the customization offered via 3D printing a major opportunity for the industry as a whole to get ahead. There are 3D printed smart eyeglasses, luxury glasses and affordable glasses and sunglasses, […]

We’re seeing a lot of 3D printed eyewear these days. The global eyewear industry is valued at more than $100 billion by some estimates, making the customization offered via 3D printing a major opportunity for the industry as a whole to get ahead. There are 3D...
3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news, and some interesting 3D printed objects. Thales is creating an industrial center in Morocco that specializes in metal 3D printing, while Z3DFAB opens a Digital […]

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news, and some interesting 3D printed objects. Thales is creating...
3D Printing of Eyewear and R&D Tax Credits

3D Printing of Eyewear and R&D Tax Credits

The global eyewear industry, valued at $102.66 billion in 2015, is comprised of non-US and international companies who manufacture and sell corrective, lifestyle, sun-protection, luxury, fashion, and sports eyewear. 3D printing creates a major opportunity in the eyewear industry. 3D printing provides different opportunities as it will decrease waste and increase product availability while reducing […]

The global eyewear industry, valued at $102.66 billion in 2015, is comprised of non-US and international companies who manufacture and sell corrective, lifestyle, sun-protection, luxury, fashion, and sports eyewear. 3D printing creates a major opportunity in the...
This Week in 3D Printing on Kickstarter: A New SLA 3D Printer, 3D Pen Drawing Aid and 3D Printed Sunglasses

This Week in 3D Printing on Kickstarter: A New SLA 3D Printer, 3D Pen Drawing Aid and 3D Printed Sunglasses

It’s hard to keep up with all the Kickstarter campaigns out there, and more and more crowdfunding campaigns are showing up featuring 3D printers or 3D printing-related projects. We like to try to help you stay on top of the many products being launched on Kickstarter these days. Last week, we took a look at […]

It’s hard to keep up with all the Kickstarter campaigns out there, and more and more crowdfunding campaigns are showing up featuring 3D printers or 3D printing-related projects. We like to try to help you stay on top of the many products being launched on...
3D Printing 4 the 4th of July

3D Printing 4 the 4th of July

It feels like it was just the New Year, but it’s already almost the Fourth of July, aka Independence Day, aka an excuse to eat and drink a lot and blow things up! And just like any other holiday, it’s an excuse to 3D print some cool stuff. Whether you’re throwing a party, attending a […]

It feels like it was just the New Year, but it’s already almost the Fourth of July, aka Independence Day, aka an excuse to eat and drink a lot and blow things up! And just like any other holiday, it’s an excuse to 3D print some cool stuff. Whether...
3D Scanning & 3D Printing for a Perfect Fit: Meet Skelmet's 3D Printed Sports Sunglasses

3D Scanning & 3D Printing for a Perfect Fit: Meet Skelmet's 3D Printed Sports Sunglasses

I have bad luck with sunglasses – or maybe it’s less bad luck and more user error, as I tend to drop things a lot, and leave things places, and step on things. I’m also cheap and rarely spend more than $15 or so on sunglasses, so I shouldn’t be surprised that they tend to fall […]

I have bad luck with sunglasses – or maybe it’s less bad luck and more user error, as I tend to drop things a lot, and leave things places, and step on things. I’m also cheap and rarely spend more than $15 or so on sunglasses, so I shouldn’t be...
Polar Explorer Dixie Dansercoer Takes 3D Printed SEIKO Xchanger Sunglasses to North Pole

Polar Explorer Dixie Dansercoer Takes 3D Printed SEIKO Xchanger Sunglasses to North Pole

Over the past few years, we’ve seen 3D printing technology reinvigorate fashion from head to toe. This particularly rings true for accessories like eyewear, which have been designed and 3D printed for a number of purposes, from smart glasses that count your calories to high-end luxury glasses. This emerging technology has allowed eyewear to be […]

Over the past few years, we’ve seen 3D printing technology reinvigorate fashion from head to toe. This particularly rings true for accessories like eyewear, which have been designed and 3D printed for a number of purposes, from smart glasses that count your calories...
Kanèsis Prepares to Launch Kickstarter Campaign for Hemp 3D Printer Filament, HempBioPlastic

Kanèsis Prepares to Launch Kickstarter Campaign for Hemp 3D Printer Filament, HempBioPlastic

It warms my hippie tree-hugging heart every time I learn of a new 3D printing material designed to preserve the environment. There have been a lot of biologically-based, compostable filaments coming out in the last year; the first two companies that come to mind are Algix 3D, with their algae-based bioplastic materials, and 3DomFuel, which […]

It warms my hippie tree-hugging heart every time I learn of a new 3D printing material designed to preserve the environment. There have been a lot of biologically-based, compostable filaments coming out in the last year; the first two companies that come to mind are...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things - Celebrate Back to the Future Day with 3D Printing!

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things - Celebrate Back to the Future Day with 3D Printing!

Well ladies and gentlesirs, today we officially live in the future. Yes, on this day, October 21st, 2015, a mad scientist named Doc Brown and his puffy-vest wearing sidekick Marty McFly traveled here from 1985 to witness all of the sights, sounds and soft drinks that the future would have to offer in the classic […]

Well ladies and gentlesirs, today we officially live in the future. Yes, on this day, October 21st, 2015, a mad scientist named Doc Brown and his puffy-vest wearing sidekick Marty McFly traveled here from 1985 to witness all of the sights, sounds and soft drinks that...
LSD Effects Without LSD? 3D Printed 'MOOD' Glasses Provide Psychedelic Visuals

LSD Effects Without LSD? 3D Printed 'MOOD' Glasses Provide Psychedelic Visuals

If you want all of the visual experience of psychedelic music with none of the nasty side effects of doing heavy drugs, then the MOOD glasses created by Hungarian designer Bence Agoston might be exactly what you are looking for. The glasses were the result of a class project in which each student was assigned […]

If you want all of the visual experience of psychedelic music with none of the nasty side effects of doing heavy drugs, then the MOOD glasses created by Hungarian designer Bence Agoston might be exactly what you are looking for. The glasses were the result of a class...
3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- May 30, 2015

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn't Cover This Week -- May 30, 2015

This week’s 3D printing news was filled with great designs.  From ic! berlin’s sunglass line, to Maurizio Casella’s Harley model, Polyhelo’s safer drone, and ALPA’s customized camera lens shades — 3D printing grows more sophisticated in both design details and customized customer service. Also, 3D printing has captured the U.N.’s attention, as China’s Anyprint 3D was visited […]

This week’s 3D printing news was filled with great designs.  From ic! berlin’s sunglass line, to Maurizio Casella’s Harley model, Polyhelo’s safer drone, and ALPA’s customized camera lens shades — 3D printing grows more...
3D Printed MONO Eyeglasses Hit Indiegogo Looking to Bring Affordable Custom Frames to Market

3D Printed MONO Eyeglasses Hit Indiegogo Looking to Bring Affordable Custom Frames to Market

While there has been great advancement in the technology of creating prescription and corrective lenses, there has seemingly been little to no advancement to the frames that hold those lenses. Eyeglasses frames, while often available in a large assortment of styles, are still only made in a single general size that wearers are simply expected […]

While there has been great advancement in the technology of creating prescription and corrective lenses, there has seemingly been little to no advancement to the frames that hold those lenses. Eyeglasses frames, while often available in a large assortment of styles,...
High Fashion + High Tech = Bawsome 3D Printed Sunglasses

High Fashion + High Tech = Bawsome 3D Printed Sunglasses

You know how in the movies when the librarian girl gets a makeover and becomes the popular girl, she always loses her glasses in the transition? Well, that’s probably because she didn’t have access to these glasses by Bawsome. At the CES trade show in Las Vegas this year, Bawsome joined the scene by presenting […]

You know how in the movies when the librarian girl gets a makeover and becomes the popular girl, she always loses her glasses in the transition? Well, that’s probably because she didn’t have access to these glasses by Bawsome. At the CES trade show in Las Vegas this...
Stevie Wonder Sports 3D Printed Shades While Playing a 3D Printed Ukulele at 3D Systems' CES Booth

Stevie Wonder Sports 3D Printed Shades While Playing a 3D Printed Ukulele at 3D Systems' CES Booth

Who says 3D printing isn’t for everyone? While thousands upon thousands of people walked through the 3D printing section of CES 2015 on Wednesday afternoon, I noticed quite a few people quite amazed by what the technology is capable of. Of all the companies showing off their 3D printers, 3D Systems had the largest presence, […]

Who says 3D printing isn’t for everyone? While thousands upon thousands of people walked through the 3D printing section of CES 2015 on Wednesday afternoon, I noticed quite a few people quite amazed by what the technology is capable of. Of all the companies...
Turn Back the Clock: Introducing the 3D printable 'Cat-Eye' and '1970's' glasses by Michele Badia

Turn Back the Clock: Introducing the 3D printable 'Cat-Eye' and '1970's' glasses by Michele Badia

Perhaps he is the Pablo Picasso of 3D printing, or perhaps more like 3D printing’s version of Pierre Cardin or Calvin Klein. Regardless of who you would compare him to, Michele Badia is brilliant when it comes to designing products suitable to print on your typical FDM-based 3D printers. We’ve covered his work in the […]

Perhaps he is the Pablo Picasso of 3D printing, or perhaps more like 3D printing’s version of Pierre Cardin or Calvin Klein. Regardless of who you would compare him to, Michele Badia is brilliant when it comes to designing products suitable to print on your...
Soda Concept's 3D Printed Sunglasses Bring Customization to Eyewear

Soda Concept's 3D Printed Sunglasses Bring Customization to Eyewear

If you are like me, you can never have enough pairs of sunglasses. I have a pair that I wear with my red dress, one that I wear with my leather jacket, and even one pair that I only wear when I go shopping. I know…. crazy…. right? Sunglasses have become way more than just […]

If you are like me, you can never have enough pairs of sunglasses. I have a pair that I wear with my red dress, one that I wear with my leather jacket, and even one pair that I only wear when I go shopping. I know…. crazy…. right? Sunglasses have become...
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