There’s a lot of terrific content on the web in the form of one-off blog posts and DIY guides from working designers and programmers, but the question is always how to find the best, and how to make sense of content that comes from a variety of disparate sources. Gibbon is a new startup out of the Netherlands, formed when a design and development agency decided to turn their attention to a side project full-time, and it features curated learning playlists to help anyone teach themselves just about anything. “We [the founding team of Gibbon] are all self-educated, and we learned from posts shared on the web, including blog posts, videos tutorials and things,” explained Gibbon CEO and co-founder Wouter de Bres
The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show is about so much more than lingerie. Over the years the annual event, which took place in Manhattan in mid-November and airs December 10, has grown into a mega-beast of elaborate outfits, wings, glitter, and musical performances
In a recent press release, Lomiko Metal, a Vancouver based firm, announced its intention to create a laboratory dedicated to the development of “graphene-enhanced” 3D printing materials.
We’re co-organizing the first Printathon ever with a bunch of other partners ( Silicon Sentier , 3DS , Sculpteo , Fabrique-Hacktion , CKAB , Schoolab). The Printathon is a creative marathon over a weekend dedicated to create new amazing 3D printed objects. It will take place in the newly inaugurated NUMA buildings
Dutch fashion-tech designer Anouk Wipprecht , with the support of architect Niccolo Casas , has teamed up with our parent company Materialise in the creation of an innovative, interactive 3D printed ‘Smoke Dress’ as part of a special eight-piece fashion collection for Volkswagen.
For the first time, researchers have used a natural compound to create small-scale 3D-printed medical implants. The implants are made using the natural compound riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2.
Lessons on resilience and beauty from Ping Fu, of the 3D printing pioneer Geomagic. Today, Geomagic’s imaging technology has helped make everything from custom parts for NASA space shuttles, to one-of-a-kind Invisalign braces, to the brightly-colored, 3D-printed shoes and shawl that Ping Fu, the company’s founder, wore onstage at the Inc. 500/5000 conference.
FDM printers use a thermoplastic filament, which is heated to its melting point and then extruded, layer by layer, to create a three dimensional object.
NetFabb offers a software product specifically designed for personal 3D printing: NetFabb Private. It’s a lot more useful than their free NetFabb Studio product, which we and many others use for basic 3D model repairs. NetFabb Private offers these capabilities: