Hanna is a freelance journalist and writer from a dead-end county in deepest England who has come to Berlin to seek her fortune and write about the future (see:3D printing). Avid internet enthusiast and night owl.
Artist and author, Douglas Coupland, unveiled his latest project called The National Project at Ottawa Art Gallery, Canada. The work is made up of 1,000 3D printed portraits which were collected over two years.
Easy-Peelzy is a very simple to use magnetic printing surface for your 3D printer. It's soft, flexible and if it doesn't fit your printer, you can cut it into the right shape.
Assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Arkansas, Michelle Bernhardt-Barry, is working on using soil and 3D printers to build houses and roads where concrete isn’t readily available.
Matter and Form, creator of one of the more popular affordable 3D scanners, has released its next big thing: the Matter and Form V2. Replacement to its namesake V1 scanner, V2 introduces quicker scanning modes with the add-on +Quickscan, and a more rounded workflow for beginners and pros alike.
Taking the internet phrase for a terrible quality image or video literally, Niko Pueringer, the founder and creative director or Corridor Crew, decided to create a "potato camera" to see whether potatoes really do take bad photos.
The 3D printer manufacturer Makerbot has recently unveiled Makerbot Tough, a filament that is designed for 3D printing functional prototypes. This new material seems to be an upgrade over ABS, offering twice the impact strength and reduced warping.
Nexeo Solutions, the industrial chemicals and plastics distributor, is expanding its 3D printing portfolio with filaments for industrial use from Polymaker.
Early 2018, Sketchfab launched its own online store in beta. After proving to be a success, the company is now officially launching the store just six months after beta.
After a successful beta trial, Ultimaker is releasing a new version of its popular slicing software, Cura 3.4. You can download it now from the company's website for free.
3Dsimo is a company focused on multi-purpose tools for 3D printing projects. Their latest release is an open source 3D printing pen kit that encourages you to modify it for your own purposes. Better yet, if you break the pen, you can simply 3D print replacement parts.
Endeer is a company created by two women who are starting a "bravolution". They're using 3D printing to create bras which fit and feel comfortable, rather than just to look good. The first bra design "SHAPE" has now been launched on IndieGoGo.
Here’s one ingenious method of navigating MRI scanner data: With the help of 3D printing, some software, and a tablet, you can zoom through your brain.
Students from West Michigan Aviation Academy recently worked on an extracurricular project which was rather different from the average. Their task was to create prosthetic feet for an urban chicken who lost hers to frost bite.
BioLife4D, a biotech company, is working on printing a viable human heart which is suitable for transplant. But, the company claims to have reached a significant milestone and successfully 3D bioprinted a human cardiac patch.
Shapeways has launched an in-house collection of fully customizable 3D printed jewelry. Called Spring & Wonder, the products and brand were designed in two months to demonstrate what Shapeways can do for other companies wanting to incorporate mass personalization.
In a recent video YouTuber MyfordBoy duplicates a metal part using a novel process involving 3D printing, a sand mold and casting aluminum. Don't try this at home, but definitely enjoy the craftsmanship at work.
3D Systems has announced a new service called the On Demand Anatomical Modeling Service, which will enable medical professionals to upload and 3D print digital files through the company. The idea is to make 3D printing models more accessible for the entire healthcare community.