Author image of Hanna Watkin

Hanna Watkin

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.

By Hanna Watkin

Feb 14, 2017
Featured image of Researchers Develop Stretchable Elastomers for 3D Printing
Boing Boing
Researchers Develop Stretchable Elastomers for 3D Printing

Researchers in additive manufacturing materials have developed a group of extremely stretchy, UV-curable, and 3D printable elastomers.

Feb 14, 2017
Featured image of Make Your Own Raspberry Pi Laptop With a 3D Printed Case
Liliputing
Make Your Own Raspberry Pi Laptop With a 3D Printed Case

Seeking a challenging project for Raspberry Pi 3? Check out this Raspberry Pi Laptop using the official touchscreen and a 3D printed case.

Feb 13, 2017
Featured image of Korean Designer Draws “Connect Chair” with 3Doodler Pen
Take a Seat
Korean Designer Draws “Connect Chair” with 3Doodler Pen

Jungsub Shim in a Korean designer who used a 3Doodler to create a functioning Connect chair for her design course at Hongik University in Seoul.

Feb 13, 2017
Featured image of MakerBot Replicator+ Wins IF Design Award
Award Winning Design
MakerBot Replicator+ Wins IF Design Award

Most 3D printers aren‘t exactly design pieces. So you'll be interested to hear that the MakerBot Replicator+ Desktop 3D printer won the iF Award in the Product category.

Feb 10, 2017
Featured image of Buy a Nissan Rogue One, Get a 3D Printed Death Trooper Helmet
Save The Rebellion! Save The Dream!
Buy a Nissan Rogue One, Get a 3D Printed Death Trooper Helmet

Ever wanted to sit in the cockpit of a starfighter from Star Wars? With the new Nissan Rogue One you can while wearing a 3D printed helmet.

Feb 10, 2017
Featured image of Trouble Waking Up? 3D Print An Arduino Nerf Target Alarm Clock
Jump Start Morning Routine
Trouble Waking Up? 3D Print An Arduino Nerf Target Alarm Clock

If you find that your iPhone isn't enough to wake you up, then why not make yourself an Arduino Nerf Target Alarm clock instead?

Feb 9, 2017
Featured image of Beautiful Minds Installation in London is a 3D Printed Mountainous Mess
Beautiful Imprefections
Beautiful Minds Installation in London is a 3D Printed Mountainous Mess

Conceptual artist, Anya Gallaccio's Beautiful Minds installation 3D prints wet clay hexagonal forms to create a scaled model of Devil's Tower.

Feb 9, 2017
Featured image of 3D Print Batman’s Grapple Gun from Batman vs Superman
Stay Classy, Gotham.
3D Print Batman’s Grapple Gun from Batman vs Superman

If you're a fan of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, you should check out this 3D printable grapple gun inspired by the movie.

Feb 9, 2017
Featured image of 20 Romantic Things to 3D Print for Valentine’s Day
Print Your Presents
20 Romantic Things to 3D Print for Valentine’s Day

If you've neglected to remember the fact that it is soon to be Valentine's day; don't fret as there is still time to whip up something on your 3D printer.

Feb 7, 2017
Featured image of Grandparents Make 3D Printed Tree House for Birthday Present
Happy Tree Friends
Grandparents Make 3D Printed Tree House for Birthday Present

For their granddaughter Josslyn's third birthday, maker grandparents use incredible skills to build an extra special 3D printed tree house.

Feb 7, 2017
Featured image of Researchers Control Structure of 3D Printed Ceramic Foam
Print like Nature Builds
Researchers Control Structure of 3D Printed Ceramic Foam

Researchers at Harvard and MIT have 3D printed lightweight porous honeycombs with tunable stiffness geometry and density using a ceramic foam.

Feb 6, 2017
Featured image of Malta Invests in 3D Printers for Schools Nationwide
Maker Nation
Malta Invests in 3D Printers for Schools Nationwide

The Ministry of Education and Employment in Malta is investing in Ultimaker 3D printers so that students can develop key skills.

Feb 3, 2017
Featured image of Exploring Healthy Cities with SuperMaterial Exhibition
High-Rise
Exploring Healthy Cities with SuperMaterial Exhibition

SuperMaterial is a major public exhibition by The Built Environment Trust which will explore the idea of "healthy cities" in London.

Feb 1, 2017
Featured image of These Hydrogel Robots can Catch and Release Goldfish
Gone Fishing
These Hydrogel Robots can Catch and Release Goldfish

Engineers at MIT have fabricated transparent, hydrogel robots which can catch and release live goldfish without harming them.

Jan 31, 2017
Featured image of Save the Pangolin with a 3D Printed Pangolin
Hero in a Half Shell
Save the Pangolin with a 3D Printed Pangolin

The pangolin is the world's most hunted animal and now faces extinction. To raise awareness, one maker has designed a 3D printed pangolin.