As industrial designers, a lot of us dream of having product design hits, where we design something so popular that those royalty checks start piling up. But the obstacles are manifold
The stock price of ExOne, makers of high-end commercial 3D printers specializing in sand and metal printing, took a 15% tumble yesterday – in sharp contrast to the few other 3D printing company stocks who continued to sail higher.
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Companies will go to fascinating lengths to demonstrate their belief in a product, but there was still something refreshing in watching Solidoodle founder Sam Cervantes climbed atop his company’s latest creation, beaming.
In case you missed it, this week we launched some new ways to use Thingiverse in our quest to make it the best place to get and share downloadable 3D things. Now when you hit the site, you’ll see the new Dashboard. Give it a try! Dashboard is an activity feed that makes it easy for you to track what you are interested in most on Thingiverse.
It’s summertime and time to hit the beach! Our friends over at Deep Orange design shared this hot new print with us this morning and we had to pass on the news. This camera mount (pictured above) was…
If 3-D printers become good and ubiquitous, the number one question is going to be, can somebody make up an object and get paid for it? Just hypothetically, let’s say 3-D printers are good enough to print out a new phone, which is conceivable, not immediately but it will happen, or to print out a new computer, a new tablet you’d want to use, or some other device.