The latest news of 3D printing, with resources and inspiration on that topic.
It’s rare to see a project that satisfies both typography-lovers and 3D printing afficionados. I remember being extremely happy when I first discovered the 3D printed letterpress font, I had the same feeling when stumbling upon Hongtao Zhou’s 3D printed textscapes. The Chinese, US-based, designer started to experiment with 3D printeres and played with characters […]
Isn’t it surprising that with 3D printers, we can actually print the necessary products for our day-to-day activity? Whether it’s your coffee mug or the flower pot, it’s incredible to see a printer, printing it like the real one! Almost everyone would like to have this printer at their home, but the sky-high price would […]
Created by Linlin and Pierre-Yves Jacques, a Paris-based arist couple, this lamp was designed to project some patterns on your wall and turn any room into a beautiful wonderland.
Frank Lloyd Wright is one of the most admired architects of the 20th century, and one of his masterpieces is on a Florida campus. The problem with architecture that pays attention to details is that some of those details can be very costly to repair. Creating bricks that require a lot of manpower is time […]
This is the kind of projects I like, using modern technology to perpetrate traditional techniques. This project, created by A2-Type and New North Press, uses 3D printing to create “plastic blocks” that can be used for printing. Apart from the “historical” interest of this project, the really cool thing is to think of all the […]
A spectacular fashion collection created by Israeli student Noa Raviv. She used 3D printing with polymers to bring this unusual collection to life. The results are impressive, with a strong digital look-and-feel.
I slowly got used to the printing small objects, but the idea of being able to print some small (or big) houses doesn’t cease to amaze me. In this project, Andrey Rudenko constructed a little castle in a yard using concrete printed in 3D. The walls and the more complicated parts like the tops of […]
If you are in Switzerland and not too far from the city of Fribourg, you may be interested in joining us on September 6, 2014. The Contraste Gallery, in which I contribute actively, will be hosting Fribourg’s Fablab to demonstrate how 3D printing works and answer any question you may have on the topic. Some […]
The 3D printing is one of the hottest tech buzz words nowadays. With several innovations in 3D from flowers to Nutella, now it’s introducing a new type of material which everyone screams for – yes, it’s an ice cream! This innovative idea was discovered by the 3 Students, Kyle Hounsell, Kristine Bunker, and David Donghyun […]
If you find Barbie to be transmitting the worst kind of stereotypes about women, you may enjoy this project. Lao Zheng has been creating detailed 3D printed medieval armors for Barbie dolls. The Kickstarter project, named Faire Play, was funded a while ago, so the backers will be getting brand new armors for their Barbie […]
I never put sugar cubes in my coffee or tea, I find it tastes to sweet. It’s also not too good for health to abuse sugar, so I never took the time to rethink my tea or coffee drinking habits. However, these sugar “cubes” by The Sugar Lab of 3D Systems could change this. I […]
3D printers are the hottest topic in the marketplace as more consumers warm up to and adopt the idea of 3D printing. It’s going mainstream, and ‘The Micro’ is a kick starter project for a 3D printer project for your consumers. But it doesn’t mean once you have 3D printer you can start right away. […]
With the evolving technologies and trends, 3D printing – the process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital model – has gained special attention and market hit. This technology is used in several fields including jewellery, industrial designs, architecture, education, engineering, and to your surprise it is now used in floral as well. […]
Japanese artist Aki Inomata decided it was time to give a shelter to hermit crabs. For that purpose, she designed cool transparent shells that she printed with 3D printers.
Some 3D milled ice cubes created for an advertising campaign for Suntori. These are real pieces of art designed to last only a few minutes.