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Rebuilding the Rare Extinct Quagga with 3D Printing & Scanning

A quagga looked like a cross between a zebra and a horse, and though there’s debate over whether a quagga was related to the plains zebra, some authorities have described…

Eat Your Selfie! Makerversity Members Graduate to Launch 3D Printed ‘Candy Mechanics’ Brand

While 3D printing technology may be saving lives, offering unlimited potential in innovation, and generally saving the world, nothing gets people more excited than talking 3D printed food–namely, confections. While…

Architect Julian Hakes Builds His 3D Printed Mojito Shoe

Architect and Designer Julian Hakes recently had an example of his groundbreaking, 3D printed, Mojito shoe included in the Victoria and Albert Museum’s “Shoes: Pleasure and Pain” Exhibition. The exhibition,…

3D Printed Jobs: New Jobs Site Focuses on 3D Printing Industry

3DPrintedJobs.com, an international 3D printing careers and jobs website, is here to answer the growing drive to bring together talent and professional need. “Whether you are calling it 3D printing, rapid…

Snugs 3D Scans the Inner Ear for Bespoke Earbuds

There’s no doubt 3D printing technology is making inroads into the audiophile sphere, as witnessed by a host of products now reaching the market. And now a company called Snugs is…

Teach Design Awards BEEVERYCREATIVE 3D Printers to 12 London Teachers, Partners with GoPrint3D

As 3D printing technology progresses by leaps and bounds on a daily basis, it would seem, spreading innovation and often pure wonder to nearly every corner of the globe, it…

3D Printed Pi-Booth Lets Employees Capture Better Photo ID Likenesses

Even the more photogenic people among us would surely concur that, when it comes to the mini-portraits that grace various forms of personal identification, they’ve definitely looked better. For most…

London’s Strawberry Hill House Uses 3D Printing for Visually Impaired Tours

London’s Strawberry Hill was built by Horace Walpole in 1747 and is internationally known as a prototypical gothic revival house. Having recently undergone restoration to maintain its 18th century character, it…

London: Massive 3D Printed Honey Artwork Creates a Buzz over Colony Collapse Disorder

Nothing gets the creative juices flowing more readily than the idea of 3D printing with food–and especially the sweet stuff. While we’ve reported on everything from 3D printed chocolate to 3D…

Unique 3D Printed “Intertwine” Vase Design is Inspired by DNA and Leaf Patterns

A University of Lincoln (England) assignment to create a brand of 3D printed products targeting a specific demographic blossomed into the “Intertwine” flower vase, part of the “Entangle” brand of high-end luxury housewares for…

London’s PrintME 3D Joins Nepal Disaster Relief Efforts and Wants Your Design Ideas!

Article 25 of the Universal Declaration for Human Rights states that: “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of…

Designer Now Wants to Use His 3D Printing Loom to Create Bulletproof Vests, Buildings & More

Oluwaseyi Sosanya is a designer and engineer who currently calls London home. Sosanya, a graduate in Innovation Design Engineering from The Royal College of Arts and Imperial College London, works on connecting…

UK Police Note Potential for 3D Printing Uses in Terrorist Activity

While 3D printers create amazing products for the good of humanity–assisting in surgeries via modeling, tissue reconstruction via bioprinting, and manufacture of prosthetic limbs, to name just a few ways–the weapons…

The Future of London Visualized with this Massive, Interactive 3D Printed Model

Have you ever returned to a neighborhood or town that you moved away from years earlier and started to feel discombobulated when the small changes start to jump out at…

UK Artist Elizabeth Gossling’s 3D Scanned & Printed Images Focus on Lost Telesnaps

UK artist Elizabeth Gossling recently opened an exhibition at the Tintype Gallery in London. The show, titled “Burn,” features eerie, 3D printed images of the father of the “telesnap” (or “tele-snap”),…

Ockham Razor Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Streamlined Razors Designed Via 3D Printing

To shave or not to shave? It’s an edgy dilemma today, and a contemporary question more so for men than women, although there are plenty of granola females out there…

The Small Museum Project Reframes Cultural Experience with a 3D Printed ‘Museum in a Box’

Good, Form & Spectacle, a London design firm, spent some time recently redefining the meaning of what a museum is–and can be–during their major research project called ‘The Small Museum.’…

UK Product Designer Reimagines the Keychain Using 3D Modeling & Printing

3D printing isn’t merely revolutionizing production — from the way we make cars and rockets to the way we prepare food or construct homes or put together a chic new…

UK Startup fiilo Plans to Deliver 3D Printed Planters and Minimalist Lifestyle Products

As 3D printing becomes less expensive and the technology becomes more accessible to designers and businesspeople, both of those groups are seeking ways to bring products and ideas to customers…

Designer Creates Working Airsoft Version of Rorsch X1 Rifle from Battlefield 4

Kirby Downey is a product designer from South Africa who currently lives in London, and he specializes in taking objects and adding a technical and mechanical side to them. He…

3D Printing Helps Museum Restore Lavish Chair Originally Owned by Marie Antoinette

3D printing is once again playing an integral role in the world of art and artifacts. In this instance, Zoe Allen, Senior Gilded Furniture and Frames Conservator, and Phil James,…

Sophie the Stegosaurus 3D Scanned for London Natural History Museum Project

The Natural History Museum in London recently purchased one of the most well-preserved skeletons of a Stegosaurus known. It was discovered in 2005 in Wyoming, and using 3D scanning and…

London Designer 3D Prints Intricate ‘Cellular Coffee Table’

Imagine a time in the not too distant future when the interior design of homes and offices can be almost entirely customized thanks to 3D printing. We have already seen…

PrintME 3D Makes 3D Printable Robots Accessible With New BQ Robotic Kits

London-based PrintME 3D is one of Europe’s leading 3D printing specialists, offering one-stop online shopping for many of your 3D printing needs. You can purchase 3D printers (they sell BQ, CEL…