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Meïsō 3D Prints a Giant 500 Brick Float Tank Cocoon

3D printing and architecture are two fields that are slowly but surely converging together. We have begun to see many architects and engineers all over the globe really move forward…

Now at Filimprimante3D: iglidur 3D Printing Filament Produces Friction-Free Bearings & Sliding Parts

Igus offers us a new twist in 3D printing filament, and it’s all about being quiet and smooth. With their new iglidur filament, not only are you able to produce…

Optomec Signs Agreement Giving Ceradrop European Distribution Rights For Their Line of 3D Printers

Optomec not only offers new dimensions in 3D printing to their customers, but soon they will be doing so overseas, due to a new agreement just signed with Ceradrop, which…

Groupe Gorgé Continues Global Expansion and Path to Success in 3D Printing Industry with Prodways

Prodways has taken the ball and run with expansion plans for parent company Groupe Gorgé, running a full year ahead of projected goals for its role in “managing the company’s…

French Digital Artist Claire Sauvaget 3D Prints Her Own Mental Maps

French digital artist and sculptor Claire Sauvaget takes us along with her on her daily commute. We trail behind her down stairs, around corners, onto crowded train platforms, and through narrow corridors….

Prismadd Joins the French 3D Printing Scene

Three French companies have joined together to introduce Prismadd, an ambitious effort to integrate all aspects of metals and plastics additive manufacturing into a single production line. Their primary target…

Help The Palace of Versailles Choose the Winning 3D Printed Cabinet, Louis XIV Style, in Design Competition

Once serving as the center of the French court, the Palace of Versailles is a wondrous work of French architecture now left to tourists, scattered political functions, and the history…

French Maker Creates a 3D Printed, Robotic Prosthetic Hand

We love how the maker spirit has inspired a sense of global community, particularly when it involves improving quality of life in some pretty dramatic ways. One remarkable story about…

French Helicopter Manufacturer Turbomeca to Begin 3D Printing Aerospace Components at Bordes Facility

It’s no secret that the French know how to take their time and produce a quality product, without ever settling for less. Not only is that an enviable trait to…

FABMOBs Looks to Kickstarter for Support of Platform to 3D Print the Atmosphere

We live in a world full of information and data. Economics. Analysis. Numbers. Problems to be solved. It can get a little dry, to say the least. Adding visual punch…

French Artist César Vonc Designs a 3D Printed Sex Robot: Meet the Soubrobotte

Those familiar with 3D printing are well aware that we pretty much live in the future, where this technology can create almost anything we can imagine. Sometimes, admittedly, the human…

Yoocan3D Brings 3D Printing and Braille Together to Streamline Communication for the Visually Impaired

While 3D printing is making monumental impacts in very serious sectors like manufacturing, medicine, and space, my favorite headlines to write are for these types of stories, where people’s lives…

The Power of Yoomake, Twikit, and i.materialise Comes Together in 3D Printing Booths at Auchan Retailer

A loved one asked me just the other day, “What should I get you for Christmas?” I view that as a silly question because I certainly don’t feel entitled to…

Young French Maker 3D Prints a Replica of His Fiancée

When French 3D design company Le FabShop set up its booth near the Shapify space at the Autodesk Pop-Up Gallery in Paris last October, one young designer with Le FabShop, Samuel N. Bernier,…

It’s All Thumbs Up For The 3D Printed Facebook Like Counter, Fliike

We cover 3D printing concepts, entrepreneurs, and companies every day that are very inspiring, but this 3D printed product takes likability to a new level in a genius, lighthearted, very socially necessary…

Sculpteo Reaches for the Stars, Creates 3D Printed Parts for Pierro Astro

Looking to the stars is a pastime as old as humanity. While most of us no longer look to the movements of the planets and stars for answers about the…

French Researchers 3D Print Embryo Models for In Vitro Fertilization

Since the birth of the first ‘test tube baby’ in 1978, it is estimated that approximately 5 million babies have been born as a result of in vitro fertilization (IVF)….

Tobeca 2 3D Printer Set to Launch on July 15th – Features Dual Extrusion – Starting at 699€

When most people think of consumer level 3D printers, they think of companies such as MakerBot, Cubify, Ultimaker, etc. Every single day, it seems as though we are hearing about…