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i.materialise and Rhino Announce Winners in the 3D Printed Apple Accessories Challenge

In the beginning of November we were introduced to a design contest from i.materialise and Rhinoceros: the 3D Printed Apple Accessories Challenge, which asked all creative people with Rhino3D design software, and a working knowledge…

Sculpteo is Now Accepting Over 30 File Formats for 3D Printing

Options are a great thing to have, but in 3D printing, as in everything, too many choices can be problematic. If you’ve experimented with 3D printing at all, you’ll likely…

i.materialise and Rhino Launch Apple Accessory 3D Printing Challenge

Apple products have a great friend in 3D printing.  Whenever a new Apple product is released 3D designers are right there, making accessories to augment or complement the product. Examples of these…

3D Printing Replacement Horns to Save Rhinos from Extinction

There is no shortage of the bizarre beliefs that have been concocted by human beings since prehistory. Not so long ago, European doctors prescribed powders made from ground up excavated Egyptian mummies…

Ancient Chi Transverse Flute Gets 3D Printed Reincarnation

If you had been living the high life near the Marquis Yi of Zeng in 433 BC, you might have been lucky enough to hear a performance on the Chi (篪),…

Anouk Wipprecht’s 3D Printed Audi A4 Dress Collection Brings Incredible Virtual Reality to Fashion

Just when you think you have seen everything there is within the fashion industry, something always seems to jump up and grab you unexpectedly. For Dutch designer Anouk Wipprecht, her…

Thingiverse Catch The Wind Challenge Inspires 3D Printed DaVinci Flying Machine

There’s a first time for everything and for Croatian Thingiverse contributor Matija Sedak, that first time was the contribution of a DaVinci-inspired 3D printed flying machine. There’s nothing like standing…

Computational Design Student Creates 3D Printed Spider Joints

Nazmul Azim Khan is a second-year student in the Computational Design program at the University of New South Wales. While taking a digital fabrication course he was assigned a project to…

These Elegant 3D Printed Coasters Inspired by Nature are Works of Art

Romanian architect, product designer, entrepreneur, and 3DPB.com member Irina Alexandra admits that she’s “crazy in love with 3D printing!” Her most recent foray into 3D design and printing yielded an artful collection…

New 3D Printed Eyewear Collection, Biz Eyes, Uses Eye-Catching Exchangeable Rings

Has anyone else noticed that eyeglasses have become the new must-have fashion accessory?  It used to be that even a decade ago most people who wore eyeglasses needed them, or…

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…

This 3D Printed ‘Hydroshift Top’ Symbolizes Water as Energy

The ‘Hydroshift Top’ brings together the elements of fluidity in nature, tradition, art, and the unlimited potential offered by 3D printing — even from the desktop. Artists and designers these…

Batman Fan 3D Prints the Batmobile and Batcyle

What is it with 3D printing and Batman? It seems as though we have covered several very interesting stories over the past year involving 3D printed Batman figurines and full-body suits, among…

Rhino 3D Printer, An Industrial Printer at a Consumer-level Price, Hits Kickstarter

Without a doubt their is an overwhelming number of 3D printers which have come to market over the last couple of years, leading many potential buyers to have to face…

Incredible 3D Printed Blooming Zoetropes Sculptures

Nature is filled with numbers — or possibly numbers are filled with nature. Either way, artists have been exploring the relationships between numerical form and physical form for as long…

‘Space Weaver’ — 3D Weaving Machine Invented by California College of Art Students

One of the pivotal catalysts of the industrial revolution was the automation of textile manufacturing. Power looms in weaving sheds plus cotton and cheap labor equaled widespread availability and variety…

3D Printed Drones May Help Save Endangered Wildlife

It seems like the 3D printing space is far from the home of the world’s remaining rhinoceros population, but thanks to the sense of urgency motivating the Wildlife Conservation Unmanned Aerial…

X.Pose 3D Printed Wearable Sculpture Reveals Person’s Skin Based on Data

Americans are obsessed with privacy, or at least we think we are. In fact, paradoxical privacy laws make it truly difficult sometimes for you to even access your own information,…