Category Archives: Art & Sculpture

Q&A 3D printing and robotic construction with Alexandre Dubor, IAAC

Alexandre Dubor is an architect and researcher combining new technologies in an attempt to improve how we build and live in our cities. He holds a Masters degree in Architecture & Engineering from EAVT & ENPC in France, and a Masters Degree in Advanced Architecture from the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) in Spain, with […]

3D Systems completes first ever UNESCO restoration with roarsome 3D printed dragons

The Great Pagoda at Kew, on the outskirts of London in the UK, is now alive with seventy-two 3D printed dragons. In the original project for the Royal Botanic Gardens, 3D Systems has applied large-scale selective laser sintering (SLS) technology to help restore the 256 year-old building back to its former glory. Now, for the […]

VIDEO: Using 3D printing to create stop motion animation with EnvisionTEC and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios

EnvisionTEC has released a video showing how 3D printing is used to create stop motion animation at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios. “SuperMansion” is brought to life using an EnvisionTEC  Perfactory 4 DSP XL 3D printer. 3D Printing for Animation | Stoopid Buddy Stoodios from EnvisionTEC on Vimeo. “We have 3D printed a large majority of the […]

Cintec uses 3D printing to restore Trinidad and Tobago’s historic landmark, the Red House

Cintec, an international structural engineering firm based in Wales, has helped in the restoration of the historical Government building in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the Red House. This project, undertaken by Cintec’s North American branch, has utilized additive manufacturing for the first time within sacrificial structures and claims to have the longest reinforcement […]

Interview: RCA graduate Lingxiao Luo creates 3D printed knitwear collection

Royal College of Art (RCA) graduate student, Lingxiao Luo, who is pursuing her Masters in Fashion Womenswear, has developed new a fabrication techniques combining 3D printing and traditional knitting. Formerly a childrenswear designer, Luo created a design concept that would translate the whimsical-nature of objects and novelty products made for kids into functional and wearable products, […]

Interview: Jun Kamei RCA designer behind our 3D printed gills

In Jun Kamei’s latest project, materials science and and cutting edge design combine in a fully 3D printed mask that could help humans breathe underwater. Titled Amphibio, the 3D printed gills were created to serve as a chilling premonition of the effects of Global Warming and the Earth’s rising sea levels. In an exclusive interview for 3D […]

Interview: Jun Kamei RCA designer behind our 3D printed gills

In Jun Kamei’s latest project, materials science and and cutting edge design combine in a fully 3D printed mask that could help humans breathe underwater. Titled Amphibio, the 3D printed gills were created to serve as a chilling premonition of the effects of Global Warming and the Earth’s rising sea levels. In an exclusive interview for 3D […]

ETH Zurich researchers unlock new architectures with 3D printed molds

Over the space of two months, researchers on the MAS Digital Fabrication team at ETH Zurich created an experimental metal facade using 3D printed sand molds. Composed of 26 individual pieces and standing 3.5 meters high the so-called Deep Facade combines “the geometric freedom of 3D printing with the structural properties of cast metal,” to realize new possibilities in […]

Eight 3D printed musical instruments coming to Ottawa Symphony Orchestra

The Ottawa Symphony Orchestra’s (OSO) 3D String Theory Project has designed, and will produce, eight functional 3D printed string instruments for a live classical performance at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum (CASM) later this year. This project is a collaborative effort between the OSO, Canadian violin maker, Charline Dequincey, additive manufacturing network Canada Makes, […]

Eight 3D printed musical instruments coming to Ottawa Symphony Orchestra

The Ottawa Symphony Orchestra’s (OSO) 3D String Theory Project has designed, and will produce, eight functional 3D printed string instruments for a live classical performance at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum (CASM) later this year. This project is a collaborative effort between the OSO, Canadian violin maker, Charline Dequincey, additive manufacturing network Canada Makes, […]