Previously I featured a detailed post on the process of the making of the Oscar statuette by Chicago’s R.S. Owens & Company, as they had for the past 34 years. But as of 2016 Oscar has finally stepped into the future. For the first time ever, this year’s statuettes utilize 3D printing technology and in […]
London-based designer Beth Lewis-Williams combines the romance of 19th century diffused lit porcelain lithophanes with today’s 3D printing techniques, contemporary urban scenery and the latest in LED lighting.
A Mask For All is a collaborative effort between US, Argentine and European citizens to provide the open source files needed to print a 3D face mask that may help prevent you from spreading the Covid-19 virus.
The first question out of most people’s slack-jawed mouths upon seeing these for the first time is “what are they made of?” When told they’re made of sintered nylon using various 3D software programs and the latest 3D printing technology, they are blown away. So were we. Maker Michael Eden’s contemporary versions of classic porcelain […]
It was the Chinese who first invented the reproduction of text using woodblocks during the Tang Dynasty. Today Chinese Artist Hongtao Zhou brings the concept of printing text into the present by using 3D printing to generate letter-sized artworks that visually represent the subject matter of the text itself in his Textscapes.
You might have read about New York City-based architecture firm Al SpaceFactory and their MARSHA, a 3D-printed habitat designed for life on Mars and winner of the $2.25 million prize purse from NASA’s 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge back in 2015. Now, they’ve designed the TERA, a sustainable 3D-printed pod in which you can live in here […]
3D printing is growing by leaps and bounds but until I saw Pam, a new advanced 3D printer from Paris-based Pollen AM, I thought they were all so ugly. Pam, crafted of wood, is the first attractive 3D printer. One I’d be proud to leave out.
Rio, a collaboration between by Morgan Studio & Studio Integrate, combines traditional furniture craft with innovative 3D printed components.