The latest news of 3D printing, with resources and inspiration on that topic.
Image Courtesy: Icon An innovative 3D-printed hotel opens in Marfa, Texas, marking a watershed moment for green building practices. The hotel is the first to be constructed entirely with 3D printing technology and was designed by renowned architect Pioneering 3D. The hotel’s unconventional structure consists of domes from the same eco-friendly concrete mixture. The hotel’s […]
Architect Michael Hansmeyer unveils the first images of the Tour Blanche. The 29-meter-high tower will be installed in the Swiss village of Mulegns. The Tour Blanche is entirely 3D-printed using concrete. Its baroque-inspired spiral staircase and numerous columns are just a few of the many highlights. A tower to revitalize a Swiss village The primary […]
The impact of emerging technologies on the world of 3D art cannot be overstated. Besides the aid of a good render farm and good optimization practices, a true tech renaissance in the field is empowering artists to work faster, smarter, and more creatively. Both AI-based and more traditional technologies are making huge strides.On the AI […]
The French government has recently announced the start of construction work on the rebuilding of the Notre-Dame cathedral, which was partly destroyed by a large fire, as most of us sadly remember. Observing the reconstruction of the cathedral will be interesting, as it will be a very challenging process. In fact, some of the materiel […]
Sugar Lab is a company that specializes in 3D printing food, candy in particular. They recently worked with a team of designers and chefs to create a winter collection of new 3D printed candies. Based in Los Angeles, Sugar Lab has been reinventing food designs with the help of tech since 2012.
With the diffusion and popularisation of 3D printing, the online world got flooded with pages that offer a large number of free 3D models in .stl format. If you are a newbie to 3D printing and didn’t know that you can print even casino accessories in 3D, know that you don’t have to start building […]
With its sharp edges and agressive design, the NERA was built to create a strong impression. It was conceived by the innovation team of NOWLAB under the direction of Marc Mattia Cristofori. On top of the creation of a fully 3D printed electric motorcycle, this project was also an occasion for BigRep, a 3D printer […]
As a Swiss, anything related to chocolate will catch my attention. If it’s a design project and it happens to also include 3D printing, then I will by focused 100% on what you have to tell me. We already published about interesting 3D printed chocolate projects on Designer Daily, but this one takes a different […]
Taku Omura is a Japanese designer who runs oodesign. One of his most recent personal projects involves famous logos and 3D printing. He digitalized the logos in 3D, then tried to find a way to give them a real-life use (other than their original branding purpose).
Somewhere between architecture and art, this project by Michael Hansmeyer and Benjamin Dillenburger takes advantage of both 3D printing and algorithms. This Grotto was commissionned by the Centre Pompidou in Paris for an exhibition about 3D printing. It displays an interesting look at the type of new architectural structures that 3D printing could bring to […]
Until now, I refrained from purchasing a 3D printer primarily for one reason: all you could print was plastic. Of course, I’m talking about consumer 3D printers, it’s been possible to print on metal or ceramics for a while already, but purchasing one of these printers was out of budget. ClayXYZ is the first 3D […]
Coming from Switzerland, I’m a bit of a traditionnalist when it comes to chocolate. I tend to like my chocolate any shade of brown, depending on the mood. Despite all this, I try to keep an open mind and appreciate the efforts of people who try to be creative with chocolate, which is exactly what […]
3D topic is at the center of plenty of innovation in the medical field. We have seen prosthetics, shoes, bones, or teeth being printed, among other things. A recent example is showing that the industry might change a lot in the coming years. Materialise designed and prototyped a3D printed wheelchair that is designed to perfectly fit […]
If you have children, you already have a good excuse for playing with Legos as an adult. If you don’t, you can now invoke technology and the cool 3D printing services Funky 3D Faces offer. The company’s innovative service allows you to send them two pictures so they can build you a Lego face that […]
Cyprus-based designer Stelios Mousarris runs his own company from his wonderful island, and it seems to really inspire him to create cool things. On his homepage, you can see some of his chairs, benches, or sofas. Some are more creative than truly functional, but who cares, right? Actually I know who cares about functionality, designers usually […]