Features

Features, interviews, comments, and exciting stories about 3D printing, CAD and more.

Nov 23, 2015
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Trade Show
A Review: Frankfurt for Formnext

Guest post from Rachel Park, an influential voice in the 3D printing industry, about her visit to the formnext 2015 trade show in Frankfurt.

Nov 19, 2015
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Education Revolution
Taking it to School: Learning with 3D Printing

3D Printing can bring exciting changes to schools across the curriculum, but only if it stays open, accessible, and focused.

Nov 12, 2015
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How About A Pixelated Game Of Thrones Cast?
Create 3D Objects With LeBlox App

If you want to build 3D objects in a Minecraft style, LeBlox offers an interesting approach. All you need is a smartphone and some time. All3DP took a look at the software.

Nov 5, 2015
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Reality Check
10 Common 3D Printing Myths Dispelled

Guns, printed organs, disrupted logistics: There are way too many myths surrounding 3D printing. Here’s what‘s true - and what’s not.

Nov 4, 2015
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Opinion
A Recap of An Unhappy October in the 3D Printing Industry

Guest post from Rachel Park, an influential voice in the 3D printing industry, about a series of unfortunate events last October.

Nov 3, 2015
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The Godfather
3D Printing Inventor Chuck Hull back at the Helm of 3D Systems

The inventor of 3D printing, Chuck Hull, is back in the spotlight as the new CEO at 3D Systems. Everything old is new again.

Nov 3, 2015
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Mona Lisa Smile
Creating Tactile Artwork for the Blind and Visually Impaired

By converting 2D images into 3D objects, visiting a gallery and touching the art is not only allowed -- it's positively encouraged.

Oct 30, 2015
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All Figured Out
Interview with Mihail Tanev, Doob Group Marketing Manager

ALL3DP interviews Mihail Tanev, Marketing Manager at the Doob Group, on their strategy for the competitive market of 3D printed figurines.

Oct 30, 2015
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Gastronomy
When Will We be Fine Dining with 3D Printing?

What does the future hold for 3D printed food? And how close are we to fine dining with 3D printed food in a Michelin starred restaurant?

Oct 28, 2015
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3D Printing IP
The Legal Issues of 3D Printing A Chess Set

3D printing raises a ton of legal questions. For the start of All3DP’s 3d printing legal advice series, we’ve asked Marco Müller-ter Jung from Lawfirm DWF Germany about the (in)famous Marcel Duchamp chess set case.

Oct 27, 2015
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Audio Style
Q&A with Patrick Schuur, Inventor of print+ DIY Headphones

After a successful Kickstarter for the print+ DIY headphone kits, Patrick Schuur speaks to ALL3DP about the ideas behind his unique concept.

Oct 26, 2015
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Who's thankful for 3D Printing?
10 Ways 3D Printing Will Make Thanksgiving Better

How will 3D Printing change the future of Thanksgiving? Here's 10 ways future Turkey Day will be even better.

Oct 26, 2015
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Guest Post
A Lesson in the Huge Potential of 3D Printing in Schools

Chris Elsworthy, CEO of CEL and creator of the Robox 3D printer, writes about the exciting possibilities of 3D printing in the classroom.

Oct 15, 2015
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Bigger is Better
E3D BigBox Q&A with Sanjay Mortimer, Director of R&D

The E3D BigBox 3D printer had a deluge of eager backers on Kickstarter. Director of R&D Sanjay Mortimer updates us on their current status.

Oct 15, 2015
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Big Number
182 Million People will Make or Buy 3D Printed Products by 2019

Extrapolating figures provided by Gartner Research, we predict in 2019 there'll be 182 million people involved with 3D printed products.