Shane Kohatsu’s Vapor Laser Talon for Nike / Frank Stella – ‘K.162′ (2011) sculpture In what will certainly be a must-see exhibition this holiday season, New York City’s Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is pleased to present Out of Hand: Materializing the Postdigital , which opens today and runs through July 6, 2014. Billed as “the first in-depth survey of digital fabrication in contemporary art, architecture, and design,” the exhibition includes a catholic selection of “more than 120 works of sculpture, jewelry, fashion, and furniture by 85 artists, architects, and designers from 20 countries.” Curated by Ronald T
A Leader Among Leaders We’re excited to report that MakerBot CEO, Bre Pettis, was the featured guest speaker at the keynote presentation at the America Makes Management Review meeting today in Youngstown, Ohio. Driven by the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining (NCDMM), and formerly known as The National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NAMII), America Makes is a public-private partnership with member organizations from industry, academia, government, and workforce development resources.
It’s not new but we just bumped into an interesting video of a project that took place in 2011 in Barcelona, Spain. The “Be Your Own Souvenir: A Take-Away Experience” project by blablabLAB won Honorary Mention in the Prix Electronica 2011.
Not that many years ago the personal 3D printing market was populated entirely by sales from obscure online websites, typically in kit form. At the time this type of sales approach matched the early adopters who used personal 3D printing at the time.
Every once in a while you’ll run into a problem when 3D printing After some diagnosis you’ll realize the root cause of your issue was STL, the prehistoric file format most commonly used by the personal 3D printing industry.
You always hear about offshore product cloning, but it’s a shock to see them. We were directed to the “Good Luck Buy” site, where we saw what appears to be an almost perfect clone of the famous 3Doodler 3D printing pen: the 3D Printing Pen for 3D Prototype Modeling.