Category Archives: Design

Budmen Industries 3D print a chair with large-format BUILDER 3D printer

Budmen Industries, a team of designers and innovators, has made a 3D printed chair called the ‘The Resolute Chair’ to show the capabilities of their large-format BUILDER 3D printer. According to the creators, “The Resolute Chair get its name from our 5 year pursuit to design and build a 3D printer that could reliably print […]

Devin Montes, Make Anything: how to 3D print full color with a single extruder

Devin Montes, a product designer and maker popularly known on YouTube as Make Anything, has developed a way of 3D printing colorful objects using a single extrusion 3D printer. In his latest video colorful phone cases, styled in the paintings of Van Gogh, Keith Haring and Kandinsky, are used to demo the new, innovative technique. Maker movement As a […]

Genius: 100 Visions of the Future, the world’s first 3D printed book

British-Israeli industrial designer Ron Arad, has designed a 3D printed book to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity.  The project was completed in collaboration with the Canadian Friends of Hebrew University (CFHU), an NGO for the promotion of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a university co-founded by Albert Einstein.  Genius 100, a Canadian-based community […]

Genius: 100 Visions of the Future, the world’s first 3D printed book

British-Israeli industrial designer Ron Arad, has designed a 3D printed book to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity.  The project was completed in collaboration with the Canadian Friends of Hebrew University (CFHU), an NGO for the promotion of Hebrew University of Jerusalem, a university co-founded by Albert Einstein.  Genius 100, a Canadian-based community […]

University researchers develop new method for making 3D printed molds

Researchers at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria & the Institute of Science and Information Technology in Italy have developed a new tool for creating 3D printed molds. The tool automatically finds the best method to design silicone molds, and delivers the templates for what the team are calling ‘metamolds’. Bernd Bickel, heading the […]

RESHAPE18 3D printing Sensing Materialities calls for final submissions

The RESHAPE 3D printing competition organized by design collective Noumena, IN(3D)USTRY, and Fira de Barcelona, Barcelona’s trade fair institution, is back for 2018.  Last year, with the theme of ‘Programmable Skins,’ RESHAPE17 saw designers use 3D printing and robotics to create interactive garments and accessories, such as the sound isolating earphones from Italy’s CRDESIGNstudio. This year, in […]

Last chance to enter MyMiniFactory Meccano-inspired Clickaloo 3D design challenge

MyMiniFactory’s Meccano-inspired 3D design challenge is in its closing stages, with entrants standing the chance of winning a fantastic prize. In collaboration with Clickaloo 3D printable construction toys, the 3D object sharing platform is challenging makers to use existing pins and plates to build interesting and unique combinations. The winning entry will receive a CraftBot 2 3D printer […]

INTAMSYS competition opens, win over $10k in cash and 3D printing equipment

INTAMSYS, a manufacturer of industrial 3D printing systems, has launched a new competition. Organizations, companies, research and education institutions are invited to take part in the INTAMSYS industrial 3D Printing Global Competition. The theme of the design challenge is jigs and fixtures. “During our business visits in the USA, Europe and China, we’ve learned first-hand from […]