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New Zealand Designer Wins Dyson Award for Sustainable 3D Printed Shoes

We’ve seen 3D printed shoes made from recycled materials before, but not a true pair of running shoes yet. But New Zealand design engineer Rik Olthuis is working to change…

Researchers Create Algorithm for Shifting the Center of Gravity in 3D Printed Objects

In an article entitled “Tuning the Center of Gravity of 3D Printed Artifacts,” a pair of researchers discusses how they came up with an Algorithms-Aided Design (AAD) approach to shifting…

3D Printing News Briefs: October 3, 2018

We’ve got a little business for you today in the first edition of 3D Printing News Briefs this October, followed by some examples of the seemingly endless applications for 3D…

Using 3D Printing Technology to Save the Animals in 2017

As we prepare to usher 2017 out and welcome 2018 in, we’ve been reflecting on all of the ways that 3D printing technology has been used to make a difference,…

Researchers Take Patient Heat Sensitivity Into Account When Developing 3D Printable Orthopedic Cast

Traditional plaster casts for broken bones are not much fun at all, unless you’re a kid and can ask all of your friends to sign it in a rainbow of…

3D Printing Art: Complicated Opportunities

3D printing is being used by artists, curators, museums and galleries worldwide to create works. Designers, sculptors, digital artists, painters and people new to the art world are using 3D…

Middle School Robotics Team Uses 3D Printing to Help Restore Kentucky’s Bat Population

Have you ever found an animal utterly fascinating, while also being slightly creeped out by it? I feel this way about snakes – I think they are really interesting animals,…

University of Illinois Engineering Team Win Excavator Cab of the Future 3D Design Contest

A student engineering team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) has submitted the winning design for an aesthetically pleasing and fully-functional 3D printed excavator cab. The cab will…

Weekly Roundup: Ten More 3D Printable Star Wars Things

Star Wars has long been a favorite subject for 3D model designers, and it is really easy to see why. The films and all of the associated books and comics…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – Guitars and String Instruments

January 2016 has been an especially bloody month in terms of celebrity deaths, and it may go down in history as having the highest famous person body count ever. Nerds…

Student 3D Prints Voronoi High-Heeled Shoes as Final Thesis Project

3D printed shoes just keeps coming back to me as a topic, it seems. Last week’s news included stories about both Nike and Adidas companies integrating the technology into its…

3D-ZAKAZ Unleashes a Slew of 3D Printable Voronoi Style Creations

Because of the fact that 3D printing is a computer controlled fabrication method, the technology lends itself to being utilized for creating algorithm- based designs that would have been impossible to create…

The Year 2035: Rahmani Conceptualizes a Breathtaking 3D Printed Self-Actuating Voronoi Car

Imagine that we wake up in the year 2035, a time when artificial intelligence is greatly improved, and 3D printing has the ability to fabricate much more than what it can today….

This Week’s Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models: Kittens, an Angry Bird Egg Cup & More

Each week we feature the top models from the online 3D file marketplace 3DShare. And each week the models are different, although regular designers get featured here because they continue to have…

This Week’s Top Printable 3DShare Models: Table Parts, Multi-Use Pot, Mars Migration Ship & More

I say this again and again, but I can never guess what will be included on our weekly review of 3DShare’s top printable models. It’s as if just when I…

Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models This Week: It’s all about the shapes

3D Share has so many available models for downloading that it can be a challenge to weed through them all. This is why we do the service of summarizing the top…