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Shapeways Community Member Part of the Team Nominated for Academy Award for 'Passengers' Spaceship Design

Shapeways Community Member Part of the Team Nominated for Academy Award for 'Passengers' Spaceship Design

Designer Igor Knezevic named his business well, in my opinion. His Los Angeles-based design studio and consultancy, Alienology, is full of otherworldly, surreal-looking items that could have been excavated from another planet, worn by space travelers, or even drawn directly from the stars. (Check out this amazing costume that features his jewelry.) Much of Knezevic’s […]

Designer Igor Knezevic named his business well, in my opinion. His Los Angeles-based design studio and consultancy, Alienology, is full of otherworldly, surreal-looking items that could have been excavated from another planet, worn by space travelers, or even drawn...
Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things - Spaceships

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things - Spaceships

This week I’m on vacation, but I didn’t want to leave you all hanging for 3D printing projects so I threw together a quick list for you. This week I decided to highlight spacecraft from some of the best science fiction movies, TV shows and video games of all time. All of the models that […]

This week I’m on vacation, but I didn’t want to leave you all hanging for 3D printing projects so I threw together a quick list for you. This week I decided to highlight spacecraft from some of the best science fiction movies, TV shows and video games of all time. All...
Adam Green's Bizarre Take on Aladdin Features a Magical 3D Printer

Adam Green's Bizarre Take on Aladdin Features a Magical 3D Printer

I’ll come right out and say it: the latest film version of Aladdin may be the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen. And that’s just based on the trailer. Directed by Adam Green, formerly of the indie-rock band the Moldy Peaches, the upcoming film, Adam Green’s Aladdin, resembles the Disney version you grew up with about as […]

I’ll come right out and say it: the latest film version of Aladdin may be the weirdest thing I’ve ever seen. And that’s just based on the trailer. Directed by Adam Green, formerly of the indie-rock band the Moldy Peaches, the upcoming film, Adam...
Anomalisa: 3D Printed People With Real Human Issues

Anomalisa: 3D Printed People With Real Human Issues

Screenwriter Charlie Kaufman has a penchant for producing bizarre, thought provoking films. He is an anomaly. Usually films are known by their starring actor or the auteur, the seminal director. We rush to see the next Tom Cruise or Steven Spielberg movie. How many of us even know who the screenwriters of these films even […]

Screenwriter Charlie Kaufman has a penchant for producing bizarre, thought provoking films. He is an anomaly. Usually films are known by their starring actor or the auteur, the seminal director. We rush to see the next Tom Cruise or Steven Spielberg movie. How many of...
Pac-Man Celebrates 35th Birthday -- is Launched into Space as 3D Printed Model

Pac-Man Celebrates 35th Birthday -- is Launched into Space as 3D Printed Model

Who doesn’t have the classic video arcade music and linear-chomping action of Pac-Man ingrained in the ’80s-driven recesses of their minds? Even most young kids these days are well-familiar with Pac-Man, whose charm is surprisingly immortal, allowing him to live on reigning as the icon of arcade gaming. A recognizable hero of fun and challenge, […]

Who doesn’t have the classic video arcade music and linear-chomping action of Pac-Man ingrained in the ’80s-driven recesses of their minds? Even most young kids these days are well-familiar with Pac-Man, whose charm is surprisingly immortal, allowing him to live...
Exclusive: Interstellar's Reliance on 3D Printing May Have Won New Deal Studios an Oscar for Best Visual Effects

Exclusive: Interstellar's Reliance on 3D Printing May Have Won New Deal Studios an Oscar for Best Visual Effects

The technology of 3D printing has made a stunning impact on the world of art and design, and its benefits have certainly not been lost on those involved in the movie making industry. These are not people willing to remain stuck inside any box, and over the past few years we’ve seen special effects crews rapidly […]

The technology of 3D printing has made a stunning impact on the world of art and design, and its benefits have certainly not been lost on those involved in the movie making industry. These are not people willing to remain stuck inside any box, and over the past few...
Lithuanian Programmer 3D Prints Robotic Tank Replica from Sci-Fi Movie ‘Ghost in the Shell’

Lithuanian Programmer 3D Prints Robotic Tank Replica from Sci-Fi Movie ‘Ghost in the Shell’

While 3D printing is a futuristic technology that’s mind-blowing all on its own, just as it stands today, it is fueled by a community that is inspired and moving at rapid speed on a daily basis. While the general public is still looking at many basic 3D printed items in awe — and well-deservedly so — […]

While 3D printing is a futuristic technology that’s mind-blowing all on its own, just as it stands today, it is fueled by a community that is inspired and moving at rapid speed on a daily basis. While the general public is still looking at many basic 3D printed items...
Avengers Fan Building Enormous, Life-Size 3D Printed Iron Man Hulkbuster Suit

Avengers Fan Building Enormous, Life-Size 3D Printed Iron Man Hulkbuster Suit

James Bruton has more than just enthusiasm for the Iron Man movie franchise and a love for Marvel Comics. He has a complex working knowledge of the suits worn by Tony Stark, and now this enthusiastic designer and 3D printing hobbyist is designing his own suit: that of the Iron Man Hulkbuster Suit, inspired by […]

James Bruton has more than just enthusiasm for the Iron Man movie franchise and a love for Marvel Comics. He has a complex working knowledge of the suits worn by Tony Stark, and now this enthusiastic designer and 3D printing hobbyist is designing his own suit: that of...
Laika Uses 3D Printing to Create the Stop Motion Characters For Their Latest Film 'The BoxTrolls'

Laika Uses 3D Printing to Create the Stop Motion Characters For Their Latest Film 'The BoxTrolls'

Stop motion animation is only as new as film. However, it has changed dramatically since its first days. The 1897 film The Humpty Dumpty Circus featured a toy circus made possible by moving the various characters for each shot. Contemporary stop motion filming has grown exponentially in sophistication and part of that is because of […]

Stop motion animation is only as new as film. However, it has changed dramatically since its first days. The 1897 film The Humpty Dumpty Circus featured a toy circus made possible by moving the various characters for each shot. Contemporary stop motion filming has...

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