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3D Hubs: 3D Printing Trends Q2 Report Reveals Much Has Changed, Yet Much Has Stayed the Same

It’s that time again! 3D Hubs has released their latest quarterly trends report, the second of 2017, and while quite a bit has changed since the Q1 report was released…

3D Printing in Art and Architecture: Miles Gertler Explores the Familiar and Unfamiliar

Form and function are two important aspects of any design, whether for art or architecture (or anything in between). When bringing that design into the third dimension, 3D printing helps…

Dental 3D Printing Makes a Strong Showing at LMT Lab Day in Chicago

There are a lot of 3D printing-specific trade shows going on pretty much all the time, but the technology has been making a strong presence even at trade shows that…

3D Hubs Releases 3D Printing Industry Trends Report for Q1 2017

It seems as though it was just last week that 3D Hubs released their latest 3D Printing Industry Trends report, so I was startled by the realization that it’s already time…

Stanford University’s Paper or 3D Printed Whirligigs Can Diagnose Malaria for Under a Dollar

One of the simplest and oldest toys known to man is the whirligig. You may have played with one yourself without knowing its name, if you’ve ever threaded a button…

The Spirit of a Dreamer Spurs 3D Design & 3D Printing Innovation — A Few Questions For: Melissa Ng

 With great technology comes great innovation. Designers, makers, builders, modelers – the 3D printing community is full of astonishing talent, and the pool is deep. We often speak with participants in…

Formlabs Engineer Models, 3D Prints 1:25 Scale Model of New Apartment

My husband and I moved into our first house about eight years ago, on an abnormally rainy July weekend. Since everything got wet bringing it into the house, all of…

Formlabs Announces the Winning Lesson Plan of Their Innovate & Educate Challenge

Bringing 3D printing to the classroom has proven time and again to be a dynamic, highly educational addition to the curriculum. It encourages students to solve problems in creative ways…

From Shutter to Lens, This 35mm Camera is Entirely 3D Printed

I’ve noticed that a lot of makers harbor a love for older methods of creation, such as traditional photography, alongside newer ones like 3D printing. For some creative individuals, the…

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Sign Up Now for the Free August 4th Webinar Hosted by 3DPrint.com & Formlabs: How to Choose the Right 3D Printing Technology – FDM vs SLA vs SLS

They may have only been in the 3D printing space for five years max, but Formlabs has made good use of their time. Producing some impressive 3D printers, the Form 1+ and…

Cancer Survivor with 3D Printed Jaw Prosthesis Feels Good About Life Again, Inspires Doctor & 3D Designer

I’m probably not the only one who as a child more than once shouted, “That’s not fair!” receiving in return the frequent and typical parental response: “Well, life’s not fair.”…

Win a Form 2 in Pinshape’s Newly Launched Bike Accessory Design Contest

It wasn’t too long ago when we were preparing a farewell to the Canadian-based online 3D printing community and marketplace Pinshape, which announced that they would be shutting down operations back…

Nervous System Tries New Porcelite Material: Some Troubleshooting Required, but a Beautiful End Product

As the 3D printing materials market continues to expand, one material that tends to be less talked-about is porcelain. While the material itself is ancient, it’s still very new, and…

Incredible 3D Printed Cosplay Took One Month, 11 Printers and 1700 Print Hours

My circle of friends is full of nerdy, artistic and theatrical types, which means I’ve seen a lot of brilliant costumes over the years: for productions, for Halloween, and just…

3D Printer Buying Guide 2016

So you want to buy a 3D printer, but you don’t know where to start. I don’t blame you, there are a lot of 3D printers out there from a…

Formlabs Gives Advice on How to Sell 3D Printed Jewelry

There are many ways that 3D printing exhibits its strength in the areas of customization, and jewelry is definitely one of them. From custom-fitting to custom-designing, jewelry pieces are very…

Formlabs Introduces Dental SG, the First Biocompatible Resin for Desktop 3D Printing

It often seems to happen overnight. An industry that has been somewhat quiet in terms of new 3D printing developments suddenly seems to explode, becoming the “next big thing” in 3D…

3D Printing: The News We Didn’t Cover This Week — April 9

This week’s news covers 3D printed prostheses and e-bike parts, an additive manufacturing business partnership, and two stories with 3D Systems at the center. The first is about the SLAbot-2 from 3D Systems,…

Inside the Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo Santa Clara: Part One

Traveling to 3D printing conventions always starts out as a stress-filled endeavor for me. There is always too much to see, too much to learn and too many people to…

Formlabs Releases Form 2 SLA 3D Printer, Offering Bigger Prints & More Intuitive Printing Experience

Formlabs has big news on the 3D printing reinvention front. In an industry that barely has its feet off the ground when you consider the timeline–and the future– numerous manufacturers…