The Art of Time: Prototyping the Future of Watchmaking

Shapeways Blog

The S-Town podcast recently introduced its millions of listeners to the word horology, or the art of measuring time. The holy grail of watchmaking,” he has written , ”is to seamlessly mesh engineering and art.”. How are you using Shapeways and 3D printing in your prototyping process?

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Materialise Prototypes, 3D Prints Beautiful High-End Wine Cases for ARTdiVIN Design Company

3D Design 3D Printed Art 3D Printing 3d print design 3d print prototyping 3d printed art 3d printed busts 3d printed gift 3d printed gift box 3d printing materials holographs materialise wineWhenever I go to a party and need a gift to bring, a nice bottle of wine is usually my go-to option. It’s a classic choice – most people drink wine, and it’s way better than saying, View the entire article via our website.

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From Prototypes to Production


The story of 3D printing started in prototyping. Products are typically designed to be mass manufactured in thousands or hundreds of thousands, with prototypes being built and tested throughout the development process. Final Prototyping.

Custom Prototypes Reclaims AMUG Gold with Stunning Metal 3D Printed Roman Helmet

Last week, the Additive Manufacturing Users Group (AMUG) held its annual conference in St. Louis, Missouri. Many 3D printing announcements came out of the show, but the one I’m most excited. View the entire article via our website.

Sinterit’s SLS 3D Printing and Flexible Materials Used to Make Strong Textiles for Opera Costumes

3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D printed opera costume 3d printed structures 3d printed textiles Beijing Opera flexible Flexible material rapid prototyping Royal College of Art sinterit sinterit 3d printer Sinterit Lisa 3D printer sls textilesEngineering, textiles, and additive manufacturing are different industries with different growth patterns, but they are connected by an important point: structures. Additionally, each of these.

3D Printing Beginner Wows With Iron Man MK 42 Prototype


Recently, he created an Iron Man MK 42 Prototype boot using the Afinia 3D printer, and some help from friends. The completed, painted Version 2 of Christianson’s MK 42 Prototype. With 3D printing is all about trial and error, it’s all about prototyping.” “It

The art of making do

3D Perspectives

People who design solutions using simple materials are often called MacGyvers , named after the TV secret agent who would extricate himself from dangerous situations using only the materials to hand. Written by Catherine Bolgar.

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Korean Architect Se Yoon Park Designs Stunning 3D Printed Trees for His Art Installation


Armed with the knowledge of 3D modeling and 3D printing, a background in architecture, and the will to liberate his creative mind, Korean designer Se Yoon Park has created a stunning art installation made up of 3D-printed trees. The 3D Printing Process behind the Art.

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Magical 3D-Printed Shadow Art from Drzach & Suchy: 3D Printing From a Different Angle


Drzach & Suchy are a designer duo like no other: Drzach is an architect who combines art and design, while Suchy is a cryptographer and a software engineer who experiments with holograms and various techniques and materials. 3D Printing Art and Design

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Generative 3d modeling for 3d printing workshop by parametric | art at Budapest 3D Printing Days

Algorithmic Art

parametric | art. parametric | art. parametric | art. Vendors will showcase their creations, ranging from art and human body part reproductions, to life-size industrial prototypes, wearable art and fashion. parametric | art. parametric | art.

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Artist Uses Sharpie Markers to 3D Print in Color, Creates Warp/Weft Prototype

3D printed art 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printing color 3D printing colored filament 3d printing colorization device filament colorizer makezine sharpie thingiverse Tom BurtonwoodMany of us embrace new technologies like 3D printing and are enthusiastically ready to jump on board full throttle. It’s tempting to throw everything traditional out the window as progress drives us with us... View the entire article via our website.

Device Art: 3D Printing and Interactive Electronics With Pamela Liou

Shapeways Blog

In her Device Art course at Parsons School of Design, students learn the basics of electronic circuitry design and physical computing so they can create interactive art projects. We spoke to Pamela about the Device Art class and how students are using 3D printing for their projects.

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Magical 3D Printed Shadow Art from Drzach & Suchy: 3D Printing From a Different Angle


Drzach & Suchy are a designer duo like no other: Drzach is an architect who combines art and design, while Suchy is a cryptographer and a software engineer who experiments with holograms and various techniques and materials.

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Artist 3D Prints 3 Foot Tall Sculpture for Phoenix’s Shemer Art Center

3D Printing Industry

At the Shemer Art Center in Phoenix, Arizona from October 17 to November 27 is an extensive art exhibition devoted to 3D printed artwork. And, at the center of the “Materialize: 3D Printing & Rapid Prototyping” exhibit is one enormous piece by artist Kevin Caron. At 36″ tall, Simple Planes With Aquamarine Stripe is a tribute to the possibilities of art made via 3D printing, as well as the capabilities of the Gigante 3D printer from Cerebrus 3D.

3D Printing Beginner Wows With Iron Man MK 42 Prototype


Recently, he created an Iron Man MK 42 Prototype boot using the Afinia 3D printer, and some help from friends. The completed, painted Version 2 of Christianson’s MK 42 Prototype. With 3D printing is all about trial and error, it’s all about prototyping.”. “It

Remixing Ancient Art at Samson Young’s Venice Biennale Exhibition ‘Songs for Disaster Relief’

Shapeways Blog

The piece was finished with patinated bronze for the green and copper blended surface, creating the impression of a heavy, monumental work of art. Artists are able to rapidly create multiple prototypes, and plan the final piece knowing exactly how it will turn out.

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New Formlabs Tough Resin Outperforms ABS, Offers Superior Durability & Resistance for Engineering Prototypes

The 3D printing industry just keeps becoming more and more refined–and enormously progressive–offering significant and positive impacts to nearly every sector from engineering to medical, as well as art, design, and far more. 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printing materials 3d printing resins abs formlabs formlabs resin sla 3d printing tough resin

Exploring 3D Printing in Furniture Design: Jon Christie’s State-of-the-Art Furniture


Jon’s state of the art furniture is both exciting and elegant in equal measures. His table and chair designs blend traditional craftsmanship, modernist design, and state-of-the-art 3D printing technology.

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UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage Works on Conserving 3D Printed Artwork

I think we can all agree that 3D printed art is a marvel, even if you’re still not sure you can technically call it art. 3D Printed Art 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d printed artwork 3d printed rapid prototype 3d printing research 3d printing sustainably contemporary art epsrc Horizon 2020 nanotechnology The European Union’s Horizon 2020 The Victoria and Albert Museum Tom Lomax University College London University of Oxford

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Acquires ‘Gemini’ Chaise with Stratasys 3D Printed Acoustic Skin

Additive Manufacturing

The purchase follows a series of Stratasys 3D printed art piece acquisitions by landmark museums, including MoMA New York, Centre Pompidou Paris, Science Museum London, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) and MAK Vienna.

Sliced 3D printing news LEGO, PostProcess Technologies, DOBOT, Arcam

3D Printing Industry

How are 3D printed fakes entering the art world? Materials 3DWASH Albert Einstein Augusta University Medical Institute Bett Show Brooks Carbon Fiber Dobot Dr Sam Canning Griffith University GRM Consulting GRM Consulting Ltd. What gave Einstein so many bright ideas? Where can I get a 3D printed Tiny Rick? How many hours does it take to design a 3D printed dress?

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3D Printing News Briefs: December 15, 2017

In today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’re starting with some aerospace 3D printing, then moving on to business announcements, new releases, and 3D printed art. The European Space Agency. View the entire article via our website.

Introduction to Additive (Rapid) Manufacturing,Prototyping & Tooling

RPM Tools

Rapid prototyping is the automatic construction of physical objects using additive manufacturing technology. The first techniques for rapid prototyping became available in the late 1980s and were used to produce models and prototype parts.

Canadians show off 3D printer for Nutella, and Other Materials

3D Printing Review

took home a couple of the judges’ ribbons at a technology fair Sunday afternoon, as they showed off an adaptor that allows home-style 3D printers to work with additional materials. “They can use locally sourced materials or make things in their own homes.

Materialise Sets Out to Streamline the 3D Printing Industry at MWC 2015

3D Printing Industry

And, yet, that is exactly what Materialise wants to do and has begun to do, being of of the few companies that occupies just about every segment of 3D printing and uniting within itself several different AM technologies, design software, materials, scanners, and complete service solutions.…

Oerlikon Celebrates Opening of State-of-the-Art R&D and Production Facility

Additive Manufacturing

Pfäffikon, Schwyz, Switzerland & Huntersville, North Carolina, USA – May 29, 2019 – Oerlikon , a global provider of surface solutions, equipment, advanced materials and materials processing, today inaugurates its USD 55 million Innovation Hub & Advanced Component Production facility in Huntersville as part of its ongoing US growth strategy.

Stratasys 3D Printed Dresses by Designer Noa Raviv Feature at ‘Manus x Machina’ Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Additive Manufacturing

Curated by Andrew Bolton, the exhibition explores the dichotomy between hand-made and machine-made fashion and will highlight 3D printed designs from talented designer Noa Raviv’s “Hard Copy” collection, produced using advanced, multi-material 3D printing technology from Stratasys.

How Educators and Students create realistic full-colour multi-material 3D models

Javelin Tech Tips

Having the right tools is crucial to accomplishing learning objectives, developing in-demand skills for science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) fields, empowering innovation and building college and career readiness. 3D Printing in multiple materials and colours.

3D Printing News Briefs: April 11, 2017

In today’s edition of 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll talk about new 3D printing material colors, an industrial fair, how 3D printing technology was used to build brain models, a plant. View the entire article via our website.

MakerBot patents material mixing extruder (Update: maybe appropriates prior public technology!)

DIY 3D Printing

MakerBot applied for material mixing extruder patent. This could provide color mixing or material properties change (ie. for support material). The patent description is vague and it doesn''t describe much details, only that two filaments type mix in some sort of filament mixer.

3D printed electronics for the Internet of Things

Leslie's Blog

You might think most technologists would regard this work as a laboratory curiosity, seeing as state-of-the-art processors squeeze billions of transistors into the same space and run at speeds measured in gigahertz. One use for the patterned organic material is as a mask for creating circuits.

Materialise First to Offer New BASF TPU Material for HP Multi Jet Fusion

Additive Manufacturing

Ultrasint TPU supports prototyping and manufacturing applications that require elasticity, shock absorption and wear resistance. TPU is a fully-functional, flexible material, making it ideal for resistant and elastic parts.

3D Printing News Briefs: April 14, 2017

laser engraving logistics makerbot replicator massachusetts Methods Machine Tools mou non-profit Ohio partnership pla filament post processing Pro-Am tournament prototyping RAPID + TCT RAPID 2017 Renca sla 3d printing Tokyo uae united arab emiratesIn today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ll take care of a little business first, then move on to a contest, an upcoming event, and a really cool 3D printed trophy. The Dubai Future. View the entire article via our website.

How to eliminate 3D printing post processing steps

Leslie's Blog

When engineers at Otterbox design a new style smart phone or smart tablet cover, they want the best possible prototype representation of the final product that they can achieve. They would prefer a prototype that is indistinguishable from the final product. The key is always materials.

Trindo Breaks Out First Ever 3D Printed Trade Show Booth

3D Printing Industry

Built for Düsseldorf’s Viscom trade show, which took place between November 4-6 of this year, the Munich-based 3D printing agency constructed the world’s first 3D printed exhibition booth made completely out of sand-based material.… By Tyler Koslow.

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Get the latest 3D printing developments at the AMUG and RAPID Conferencess

Leslie's Blog

“There will be hands-on workshops and presentations that cover art and architecture, metal casting, education, manufacturing tools, materials, medical, direct metals, scanning, stereolithography, laser sintering and transportation.”

Tutorial Tuesday 49: Making Meaning

Shapeways Blog

’s elegant Arrow Ring , which you may have seen a million times headlining the Platinum materials page on Shapeways: In particular, I was interested in how the two bands float apart from each other. Prototypes. Okay, it’s 2018 and time to start all over again.

Stratasys-World’s First 3D Printed Photosynthetic Wearable, Opening New Frontiers for Art, Design, Science and Technology

Additive Manufacturing

On the TED2015 stage in Vancouver, Oxman unveiled Mushtari , an artwork3D printed by Stratasys, and the world’s first wearable combining multi-material additive manufacturing and synthetic biology. Systems include 3D printers for idea development, prototyping and direct digital manufacturing.

DIY 3D Printing: Using carbon fiber and titanium 3d printing in.

DIY 3D Printing

Christian von Koenigsegg explains how his company uses 3D printing in prototyping and production of amazing hypercars. They use it in everything from prototyping of car seats and foot rests to titanium 3d printed main structural car parts. RepYourCity street art challenge by Thre3D.

Do YOU want to be a 3d printer? Human 3d printer!?

DIY 3D Printing

At first I was like : "whaaaat" then I got it :-) It is a project to load a STL file into laser guide that will outline a shape on a surface and then a PERSON will manually deposit hot glue or some other material. art diy instructables laser

3D Printing for Students: 10% Student Discount


Worldwide, students 3D print miniature concept cars, architectural and functional models, prototypes, and all sorts of other things with us. This discount is valid on all materials. Take a look at our materials page to learn more about them. Material: Stainless Steel.

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Stratasys Inc.-Leading Artists Showcase Intricate Pieces Achievable with Multi-Material 3D Printing at Acadia

Additive Manufacturing

This is explored through the relationships between form and performance, and the design nuances made possible with multi-material and color 3D printing. Without multi-material 3D printing, the gradient distribution of material properties and performance would be impossible.”.

Project Bigbronze Presented at CES: Life-Sized Bust of Fuel3D’s CEO Created Using bronzeFill

While some people still associate 3D printing with choppy, layered looking plastic creations that proclaim “prototype” more than “finished product,” materials... View the entire article via our website. 3D Design 3D printed art 3D Printing 3D Scanners 2015 international ces 3d printed bust bronzefill bust colorfabb Cura fuel3d meshmixer portrait bust Project Bigbronze Steve Cox Stuart Mead ultimaker