Rhino

Coding for 3D Part 7: Doodlebug

This is a brief update of tool utilization within Rhino and how I plan to pivot a bit of my focus in this series.

Coding for 3D Part 4: Rhino, Grasshopper and Weaverbird Setup

This is a brief introduction to the build environment we will be employing within the creation of objects for our parametric design process.

Caterpillar Is a Powerful Rhino Grasshopper Plug-in for Greater Customization in 3D Printing

Whether you are a serious 3D printing user or not, you have probably heard of Grasshopper, a popular add on of 3D modeling software Rhino. Grasshopper lets you use scripts…

Researcher Presents Case Study on Partially 3D Printed Lace-Like Dress

Lace isn’t just for wedding dresses or your grandmother’s doilies anymore, especially not when 3D printing is involved. Researcher Lushan Sun recently presented her case study about a 3D printed…

FATHOM Introduces Open Source Software Project for Generating 3D Lattice Structures

California-based FATHOM, which expanded its on-site managed services and announced important partnerships with Stratasys and Desktop Metal last year, is introducing a fascinating new open source project called Crystallon, which uses Rhino…

RoMA: Robotic 3D Printing and Augmented Reality Combine in Interactive Fabrication Platform

We often see robotics and 3D printing combined, as well as 3D printing and augmented reality (AR). But Cornell University researcher Huaishu Peng, whose 3D printing work has made headlines multiple times, has…

Partnerships Give Shining 3D Customers Access to Rhinoceros and Mesh2Surface Software

Shining 3D is known for its line of EinStart 3D printers and EinScan 3D scanneres, both of which it updates with new models on a regular basis. Earlier this year,…

What About 3D CAD?

The first rule for printing in 3D is the presence of a 3D file. The next article will lead you through basic computer-aided design (CAD) terms, will review the market…

3D Printing News Briefs: September 8, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re talking about some exciting new centers opening up that specialize in 3D printing technology, an additive manufacturing course and a little medical news,…

Artist Offers a Clever 3D Printed Sign to Designate Gender-Neutral Bathrooms

Bathrooms have been a controversial topic lately, especially in the United States. There’s a sharp and often angry divide between those who believe that a person should be able to…

Winners of the 3D Hubs Student Grant Announced – Applicants Used 3D Printing in a Creative Way to Positively Influence the World

A little over a year after 3D Hubs, the largest online network of 3D printing services in the world, launched its discount Student Program, it made a further commitment to 3D…

3D Printing the 1952 Porsche 356 Engine

The Porsche is an automobile that most of us only dream of, attention riveted when that rare sports car passes us on the road or highway, always managing to fascinate—no…

3D Printing Spotlight On: Poppy Lyttle, Former Education Specialist at MakerBot, Educational Advisor for 3DPrint.com’s Design Courses

If you took our month-long, Formlabs-sponsored Beginner Design for 3D Printing course in March, it’s likely that you remember 3D printing educator Poppy Lyttle, the educational advisor for 3DPrint.com’s design courses. The session…

There’s Still Time to Register at a Discounted Rate for 3DPrint.com’s Online Beginner and Advanced 3D Design Courses!

A lot of our readers are experienced in 3D design and printing, whether at the professional or hobbyist level. Many more, however, are interested in the technology but have little…

The Ancient and the Advanced Come Together in 3D Printed Primal Crafts Jewelry

Kristoffer Rønn-Andersen recently graduated with a Master’s degree in engineering, but he found that he just couldn’t resist the call of the creative. Having started out by designing a few gifts…

Thermosetting Composite Materials: Atropos Creates New Relationship Between 3D Printing & Robotics

Most of us are aware, if only vaguely, of the story of the Three Fates in Greek mythology. Also known as the moirai, the three goddesses (and sisters) played quite…

Everything but the People is 3D Printed at Pop-Up Restaurant Food Ink.

3D printing is that exciting new toy that everybody wants to play with because it looks so good in the commercials. There’s just about no area of life that hasn’t…

On-the-Fly System from Cornell Puts the 3D Print Preview in Your Hand

Despite the seemingly infinite amount of delight 3D printing already offers to the creative world, the technology and accompanying features just keep getting better and better. And there are a number…

xPrint System to Offer 3D Printing ToolKit of the Future for Computer Human Interaction Researchers

The brilliant minds have been working overtime at MIT again, much to our benefit. Coming from Tangible Media Group of the MIT Media Lab, which we just reported on recently regarding…

AstroPrint Offers the ‘Ultimate’ Cheat-Sheet Buffet of 3D Printing Tips You’ll Want to Save

We’re hard pressed today to find someone, anyone, who doesn’t know at least a little bit about how 3D printing is changing the world in so many areas like manufacturing,…

March 3D Hubs Events: Workshops, Meetups, and Parties All Over the World

It’s time again to bring our readers the 3D Hubs events listings for the month of March. Yes, that’s right. Winter is almost over and there are plenty of 3D…

Check Out this Amazing Desk Made from a 3D Printed Map of Manhattan

Even as a California native it would be impossible for me to not acknowledge that there really is no place on Earth quite like Manhattan. It is the economic and cultural…

3D Printed Fabulous Beasts Doing Fabulously On Kickstarter

Sometimes when I write about certain Kickstarter projects, I get really excited about them. I’ve backed a couple, and I regularly check up on others to see how they’re doing….