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The latest news of 3D printing, with resources and inspiration on that topic.

July 15, 2014
3D printed medieval armor for Barbie dolls
3D printed medieval armor for Barbie dolls

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 […]

July 8, 2014
Amazing 3D printed sugar “cubes”
Amazing 3D printed sugar “cubes”

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 […]

June 10, 2014
10 websites to find free models for 3D printing
10 websites to find free models for 3D printing

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. […]

May 27, 2014
3D flowers printing
3D flowers printing

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. […]

April 23, 2014
A 3D printed shelter for hermit crabs
A 3D printed shelter for hermit crabs

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.

April 15, 2014
3D ice cubes on the rock
3D ice cubes on the rock

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.

April 8, 2014
The Micro: the 3D printer that raised $1M on Kickstarter in just one day
The Micro: the 3D printer that raised $1M on Kickstarter in just one day

If you had doubts about the demand for cheap 3D printers, this Kickstarter project‘s success should answer all your doubts. In just 24 hours, the self-proclaimed “first truly consumer 3D printer” raised over $1 million.

April 5, 2014
Solar-powered 3D printed tower
Solar-powered 3D printed tower

I have no idea of the scientific value of this kind of projects, but I love to see some disruptive ideas being thrown at me. Sand Babel is a group of ecological structures in the shape of desert tornadoes. Built for scientific researchers and tourists, these buildings would be constructed with sand and printed with […]

March 25, 2014
3D printed typographic monogram jewelry
3D printed typographic monogram jewelry

Mymo sells some creative monograms that combine two letters, and are printed with 3D printers. Finally some jewellry that I want to buy. Via Design Milk.

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July 15, 2013
3D printing with liquid metal
3D printing with liquid metal

As if 3D printing wasn’t impressive enough, it is now possible to print object with liquid metal at room temperature. Check out the full article and video on Cnet.

June 5, 2013