Design

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OMEDELBAR: First 3D Printed Items in Mass Production at IKEA

Next year, IKEA introduces its first ever 3D printed objects in the OMEDELBAR collection, a collaboration with stylist Bea Åkerlund.

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Dutch Architect to 3D Print a Möbius Strip Building

A Dutch architect is planning to use a unique 3D printer to construct a large building in the shape of a "Möbius Strip" infinite loop.

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Download Microsoft’s Print 3D App on Your Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft Print 3D app is available on the Windows store for Xbox Devices and Windows 10 Mobile users to download and explore.

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Top 3 Tips for Designing for 3D Printing

Designing for 3D printing? Learn about best practice, plus tips and tricks for great results, with this guest post from 3D printing marketplace Pinshape.

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BCN3D Sigma: The Evolution of our Flagship

Take a peek behind the scenes of BCN3D Technologies, where they share the design process on their award-winning BCN3D Sigma 3D printer.

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Concept Breathe is a Radical Car Seat Made with 3D Printing

Design students from Braunschweig University of Art and Audi reinvent the car seat with a dynamic 3D printed structure named Concept Breathe.

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3D Printed Book to Honor Genius of Albert Einstein

The 100th anniversary of Einstein's Theory of Relativity is marked with a 3D printed book called "Genius: 100 Visions of the Future".

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3D Printed Playmobil Hair Bike Helmet Prototype

Using 3D scanning and additive manufacturing, a 3D printed Playmobil hair bike helmet is designed to encourage cycle safety with young kids.

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3D Printed Urban Furniture Made from Recycled Plastic

Based in Rotterdam, Print your City! is an ongoing research project to turn plastic waste into functional, tough, 3D printed urban furniture.

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SexyCyborg Confronts Maker Sexism with LCD Shutter Top

Make Magazine's wonky definition of appropriate dress codes for women inspired SexyCyborg to make this LCD shutter top.

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Students Use 3D Printing to Create Suspended Bamboo Pavilion in Jerusalem

Students in Jerusalem used 3D printed joints to create a unique, suspended bamboo pavilion at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design.

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Here are the 3D Hubs Student Grant 2017 Award Winners

Announcing the 3D Hubs Student Grant 2017 Winners, with three recipients chosen from over 449 applicants from 300 universities.

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Harvest the Fun with a 3D Printed OpenRC Tractor

Build your own 3D printed OpenRC Tractor, modelled on an original Ebro 160D, exclusively available from Pinshape.

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This Ceramic Lampshade Shows 3D Printing in its Best Light

New company Skelmet uses 3D scanning and printing to make custom sunglasses that fit perfectly and don’t weigh heavily on your face. A startup named Skelmet has an important question for you; why are all of our glasses, goggles and helmets shaped in the same way? Trying on a pair of sunglasses which suit you, only to […]

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Skelmet Scans your Face to 3D Print Sunglasses for Perfect Fit

New company Skelmet uses 3D scanning and printing to make custom sunglasses that fit perfectly and don't weigh heavily on your face.