The recent development of 3D printed weapons has caused others to strive for more peaceful uses of the technology.Michigan Technological University, a.k.a, Michigan Tech, has launched a new competition: 3D Printers for Peace.
Carsten Fulland and his company Zendome use their MakerBot Replicator 2 Desktop 3D Printer in order to rapidly test new parts for everything from strength to ergonomics for their modular geodesic domes and mobile spaces they make for events.
Oakland-based Emerging Objects isn’t your normal design firm. Rather than designing homes, interiors, furniture or products from common materials, the four-person group is trying to create materials for tomorrow’s 3D printed objects
Together with so many others we were really disappointed when Tinkercad announced it’s shut down. Deep down we hoped someone would acquire and save Tinkercad. And it happened! Autodesk signed a deal to acquire Tinkercad and blow new life into the platform.
Jolla, a Finnish startup formed in response to Nokia’s decision to ditch MeeGo in favour of Windows Phone, has finally taken the wraps off the smartphone hardware that will be paired with its “unlike” Sailfish UI . Being a startup is challenging enough in any business sector but Jolla is seeking to compete in the fiercely competitive smartphone space, going up against giants Samsung and Apple who hold the majority of the market in a pincer grip.
You know you’re doing something right when MoMA likes your designs! We’re proud to announce that some 3D-printed pieces from the MakerBot Design Team have been chosen for a special collection at the MoMA Design Store called Destination: NYC — Made in the USA .
We had such a hard time choosing the winners. But when we counted the votes of the i.materialise team, Wim Michiels (Materialise) and Melinda Looi we finally selected the 10 winning designs
We had such a hard time choosing the winners.
The term “Open Design” has been around for a few years now and there are dozen of books addressing the notion of copyright and its meaning for designers. If you have never heard about it, the Open Design movement aims to become as big and important in the design area as the Open Source is in the software one. Its goal is to promote the free sharing of blueprints and collaboration around it