Category Archives: Design

Milan Design Week opens with the most beautiful 3D printed house yet

Milan Design Week 2018, or Salone Del Mobile Milano, is in full swing in the global taste-making capital of Northern Italy. This week, in an exhibit made for 3D printing enthusiasts with an eye for architecture, UK design firm Arup and Italy’s CLS Architetti put the finishing touches on the 3D HOUSING 05 project – a 100 square […]

Arup and CLS Architetti 3D printing concrete house for Milan Design Week

Architecture firms Arup, UK, and CLS Architetti, Italy, are 3D printing a concrete house as part of their 3D Housing 05 project, for this year’s Milan Design Week. Designed to be disassembled and moved, the house will be 3D printed over the course of a week, on site at Milan’s Piazza Cesare Beccaria. It will feature a […]

Protolabs’ sponsored 2018 3D printing industry awards competition closes March 31, enter now!

The 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards trophy design competition, sponsored by Protolabs and hosted by MyMiniFactory, is ending this week at midnight (GMT) March 31st. Submit your entries here. The winner of the competition will see their design used as the official trophy given to award winners at the 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards, as […]

Protolabs’ sponsored 2018 3D printing industry awards competition closes March 31, enter now!

The 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards trophy design competition, sponsored by Protolabs and hosted by MyMiniFactory, is ending this week at midnight (GMT) March 31st. Submit your entries here. The winner of the competition will see their design used as the official trophy given to award winners at the 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards, as […]

Nagami, Zaha Hadid rethinking chair design with 3D printing at Milan Design Week

Spanish design group Nagami is collaborating with designers and architects, including Zaha Hadid Architects, as part of a new project, “Brave New World: Re-thinking Design in the New Age of Technology.” Nagami will launch the project at Milan Design Week, April 17-22, with four 3D printed chairs. In last year’s Milan Design Week Zaha Hadid exhibited […]

Protolabs 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards design challenge update

The 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards trophy design challenge is sponsored by Protolabs. The design challenge is held to find a trophy to award the leaders of the 3D Printing Industry at our May 17th gala dinner. You can enter the design competition here. To showcase the possibilities of additive manufacturing, we prepared a brief […]

Protolabs 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards design challenge update

The 2018 3D Printing Industry Awards trophy design challenge is sponsored by Protolabs. The design challenge is held to find a trophy to award the leaders of the 3D Printing Industry at our May 17th gala dinner. You can enter the design competition here. To showcase the possibilities of additive manufacturing, we prepared a brief […]

Enter this year’s #TinkercadEaster competition and win an M3D Crane Quad 3D printer

Tinkercad, the popular web-based CAD tool, and MyMiniFactory have teamed up to launch the 2018 #TinkercadEaster design competition, sponsored by M3D. Put your 3D design skills to the test by having a crack at this year’s “Surprise Egg” themed challenge. The winner will receive M3D’s latest 3D printer the Crane Quad as well as a years […]

Interview with Emerging Objects: makers of the 3D printed Cabin of Curiosities

San Francisco Bay Area 3D printing “MAKE-tank” Emerging Objects is exploring the use of alternative materials in architecture. Founded in 2012 by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, professors at the University of California Berkeley and San Jose State University, the aim of Emerging Objects (according to the website) is to “design and 3D print environments for […]

HKU’s pavilion of 1000 3D printed clay structures goes on display

Designers from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) combined traditional Chinese clay craft with 3D printed architecture to create the CeramicINformation pavilion, a 3m² structure made up of 1000 interconnected clay structures. The CeramicInformation project, led by Christian J. Lange and Donn Holohan from the HKU Faculty of Architecture, examines the role of digital design and fabrication in emerging economies. The pavilion […]