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IKEA Debuts 3D Printed Gaming Chair Prototype, Developed in Collaboration with UNYQ and Area Academy

Silicon Valley company UNYQ uses 3D printing and digitization technologies to customize its designs, and is responsible for some of the more interesting 3D printed medical wearable innovations we’ve seen, from…

Robot Builds IKEA Furniture Using 3D Camera, Grippers, and Force Sensors

The wonder that is IKEA has brought us many delights over the years – beautifully decorated showrooms, those tasty Swedish meatballs, and mostly easy to build furniture that, if not itself 3D…

Release Your Inner Child and Play with 3D Printed Replicas of Einstein’s Building Blocks

Did you have a favorite toy as a child? I had many favorites growing up, but the first was this little rubber Grover from Sesame Street with bendable arms and legs;…

Touring Your (Unbuilt) Dream Home: 3D Visualization in Architecture and Interior Design

This article originally appeared on Shapeways Magazine. Architects, developers, brokers, and interior designers often have to help their clients and prospective buyers envision a space that doesn’t exist yet. The traditional way to…

3D Printing in Mass Production: IKEA Announces the Upcoming Release of Its Unique 3D Printed Collection

I’m always a little wary about going to IKEA, because I know I’ll end up buying something I absolutely do not need. But I usually risk it anyway, because I really…

3D Knitted Chair in IKEA’s PS 2017 Collection Is Both Eye-Catching and Comfortable

As I sit in my office, I’m surrounded by pieces of IKEA furniture and decor, none of which I bought myself, but all of which I love – from the colorfully…

Dude, Awesome Lack Hack: Maker in the UK Designs Large Format 3D Printer with IKEA Table

I’ve discovered over time that not everyone loves IKEA as I do. While their furniture generally looks quite amazing when showcased correctly, they’ve gotten a bad rap over time for…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – The Best 3D Printing IKEA Hacks

I have a confession to make. I have a bit of an obsession with inexpensive, flatpacked, self-assembly furnishings manufacturer IKEA. And only part of it is the nonsensical Scandinavian names…

The 3D Printed Meatball – IKEA’s Fare May Look Very Different in The Future, To Feature Bugs & Algae

From the semi-granola type to the full-blown vegan, trying vegetables in nearly every way–from steamed to pressed into some sort of faux meat shape–is usually welcomed. It’s true too, that…

Maker Upcycles IKEA Tables for 3D Printer Enclosure, Solves Temp & Calibration Concerns

IKEA, alternately being lauded for the joys of modern design and affordability and mocked for ridiculous assembly complications and spindliness, is often a source of inspiration for the creative community, famous for…

Designer Turi Cacciactore Built His Rostock Delta Printer Using an IKEA Furniture Closet Kit

Salvatore ‘Turi’ Cacciatore is the former head of design research at the Fiat Concept Lab and now a freelance designer, and he’s also become enamored with 3D printers and printing….

The Streamlined Sx2 Simple SLA DLP Resin 3D Printer with IKEA Enclosure is Here

While it’s been been said that direct light processing (DLP) 3D printers are the technology to watch for as the next best thing for hobbyists and anyone looking to 3D…

IKEA Hacking Meets 3D Printing

The IKEA hackers have been busy. Those creative DIY souls take love of all things IKEA to another level, and now, even one step further with the inclusion of 3D printing into…