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

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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Industrial Revolution
The Open Future of 3D printing: Big Ideas at MyMiniFactory

All3DP interviews Sylvain Preumont, founder and executive chairman of MyMiniFactory, about his vision of an open future for 3D printing.

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 19, 2015
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Great New 3D Printers, Filament, 3D Printing Projects
Maker Faire Rome: The Best of 3D Printing

Couldn’t attend this year’s Maker Faire in Rome? Here are the best new 3D printing products, filaments and projects.

Oct 16, 2015
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New Toys
The Next Level of 3D Printed Toys

As 3D printers get more sophisticated and able, so does the sector of 3D printed toys. Here are some applications that will blow your mind!

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.

Oct 9, 2015
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Military Research
You’re in the Army Now: 10 Future Applications for 3D Printing

How does 3D printing benefit the armed forces? Apparently, quite a lot. Here are 10 future applications for the soliders of tomorrow.

Oct 8, 2015
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3D Printing File Format Dispute
New 3D Printing File Format: Apple versus Microsoft Again?

The STL 3D printing file format might be outdated soon. Giants like Apple and Microsoft want to define new standards for 3D printing.