Empowering Design Engineers (Infographic)

Tech Clarity

How can you empower design engineers to make more informed decisions that can help set your products apart from the competition? Tech-Clarity’s Empowering Design Engineer infographic helps answer this question based on a survey of 195 companies.

Understand Generative Design – 1 minute read

cadcamstuff.com

And, with enough practice, you can model just about anything you want, as long as you know what the best design will look like. To make you even more comfortable: Generative Design is super easy to use, AND it does not care if you dont know what the best design should look like.

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Design metamorphosis

3D Perspectives

The posture of design has changed. With the world around us being “artificial” (as we have examined in our two recent posts “ Re-generating our world ” and “ Engaging our world with Re-generative design ,” art and design must now contribute to our re-foundation, our re-generation.

3D Printable Hinges Design Tutorial

DIY 3D Printing

Angus published this great tutorial on how to design and 3D print movable hinges. cool things to 3d print design how to tutorialYou can find the files from the tutorial here: https://gumroad.com/l/HFUjr.

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MIT Software for Drone Design

DIY 3D Printing

MITCSAIL developed an interactive system for computational design, optimization, and fabrication of multicopters. The computational approach allows non-experts to design, explore, and evaluate a wide range of different multicopters Project paper in PDF: [link] Hopefully this software will be open sourced one day. 3d printed robot design drone MIT quadcopter software

Revolutionizing Simulation For Design Engineers (survey results)

Tech Clarity

How do you empower engineers to design the best products possible? Research from Tech-Clarity’s Revolutionizing Simulation For Design Engineers research report finds that design engineers lack confidence in design decisions 28% of the time.

Revolutionary Fashion Designers who use 3D Printing in their Designs

3DPrint.com

Many designers are turning into 3D printing to produce less waste and save more energy in comparison to conventional techniques. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed clothing 3d printing fashion fashion designerThe fashion industry is changing into an eco-friendly environment. View the entire article via our website.

Design for AM in Montreal

Wohlers Talk

Design for additive manufacturing (DfAM) is a key to unlocking the power of AM. To justify the use of AM for production applications, a well-advised company will perform an analysis on the cost to manufacture the design, both conventionally and by AM.

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Unlocking the Business Value of Design

3D Perspectives

“We all know examples of bad product and service design. We also all know iconic designs, such as the Swiss Army Knife, the humble Google home page, or the Disneyland visitor experience. So starts a recent report from McKinsey called “ The Business Value of Design.”

SF Design Week // FATHOM Designer

Studio Fathom

FATHOM Industrial Designer Ava DeCapri is up for any design challenge, having worked on various projects spanning industries from consumer electronics to automotive to medical. blog DeCapri design Design Week engineering san francisco SF Tech

Design in the Age of Experience: Design for Life

The Solidworks Blog

Engineers and designers tasked with the design and build of new products must always focus on how a proposed product would solve a particular problem. Taking that thought a few steps further: How do today’s designers create a sustainable, resilient world for future generations?

Take Our Summer 3D Printing Design Courses and Enter Our Design Contest!

3DPrint.com

Our summer courses are just a couple of months away and we are excited that attendees of our Advanced Design for 3D Printing crash course get to have their design entered into our design. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d modeling courses 3d printing classes 3d printing courses Advanced Design for 3D Printing beginner cokreeate courses design contest SelfCAD

Celebrating Innovative Design

3D Perspectives

Our Vice President, Design Experience Anne Asensio recently had the honor of being the first woman to serve as the Honorary Chairman of the 30 th annual EyesOn Design Automotive Design Exhibition. What is unique about EyesOn Design?

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Digital Product Innovation, Design, Development (survey invitation)

Tech Clarity

How are leading manufacturers digitally transforming the way they innovate, design, and develop their products? read more » The post Digital Product Innovation, Design, Development (survey invitation) appeared first on Tech-Clarity.

Perspectives on sustainable design, part 1

3D Perspectives

Design in the Age of Experience 2019 (April 8-14) is about open its doors. This year’s event promises an in-depth exploration of sustainable innovation and role materials play in design. Digital technologies like the design application CATIA are key to his innovative design methodology.

Design in the Age of Experience, day 1: focus on materials in sustainable design

3D Perspectives

We are thrilled to share that our third Design in the Age of Experience is underway in Milan! For those not able to be at our event that is held alongside Milan Design Week , we are pleased to share a daily recap with you. The overall theme of the event is Design for Life.

Shaping Dutch Design: TriToy

Shapeways Blog

In celebration of Dutch Design Week 2017, our Shaping Dutch Design series will once again take a closer look at a few of the dozens of Dutch designers who are part of the Shapeways EXPO this year and, of course, our global maker community all year round.

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Motorcycle Madness: The Design Moves Forward

The Solidworks Blog

Albert Hernandez’s design for Ben’s motorcycle costume. But there are still weekly meetings to go over the final design of Ben’s motorcycle and what kinds of supplies will be needed to create the bike. Abhishek Bali’s hand drawn designs.

Disney Makes Connector Design Automatic

DIY 3D Printing

Disney Research developed the software to automatically designs 3d printable connectors. Then, AutoConnect creates several alternative designs that users can choose from for 3D printing. The design of the connector is created by combining two holders, one for each object.

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How Generative Design Leads to Better Parts

3E Rapid Prototyping

Wouldn’t it be great if, instead of trying to imagine new designs in your head, there was some software that would simply try out millions of new combinations and design possibilities? In actual fact, that software exists, and it’s known in the business as generative design software.

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Importance of Design for AM

Wohlers Talk

Lasertech, a metal additive manufacturing (AM) company in northern Sweden, asked me to design something that showcased metal AM, so I chose a small still. I designed the barrels of the still to measure 117 x 58 mm (4.6 The design resulted in no support structures whatsoever.

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Design 3D Printed Cranial Plates

DIY 3D Printing

Here is a great detailed tutorial by Materialise on how to use their 3-matic software to design custom cranial implants for complex skull and head injuries. cad design how to materialise medical applications of 3d printing tutorial

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Design for Game of Thrones with North Design Works

The Solidworks Blog

At North Design Works there is never really a normal day at the office. Previous extremes of project randomness include designing sports bras, automotive research in waste heat recovery, architectural staircases and all manner of sports equipment, from soccer to equestrian.

Designer Spotlight: Jeremy Burnich

Shapeways Blog

Joy Complex is a shop best known for Jeremy’s Sound Wave Jewelry, but has expanded to gadget accessories, modular jewelry, and collaborations with other designers and artists. What’s the story behind your designs? My sound wave designs for example were inspired by my wife.

KODAK 3D Printing Announces its New Design to Print Service

Additive Manufacturing

Detroit, MI, May 20 th 2019 – KODAK 3D Printing will announce their new Design to Print Service, tomorrow at Rapid + TCT. The team of design experts will optimize the client’s model for a guaranteed print result on a KODAK Portrait 3D Printer.

A Human-Centered Design Approach

3D Innovations

Famed design firm, IDEO, first coined the term, “Human-Centered Design” and have been using this approach to design many recognizable products, such as: the first computer mouse for Apple in 1980 and the Palm Pilot in 1998. The Six Phases of a Human-Centered Design Approach.

How to design 3d printable parts that don't need supports

DIY 3D Printing

Angus from Maker's Muse YouTube channel has created another great tutotrial on how to design parts that don't need supports. cad how to support material tutorial

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Introducing Design for Good

Shapeways Blog

Many designers have used their Shapeways shops to bring attention to important causes and raise money for organizations they care about. It was simple, really: pair a generous member of our design community with a nonprofit organization, and let the shop develop.

5 Awesome Beginner’s 3D Design Programs

Shapeways Blog

3D printing your creations with Shapeways is easy, but designing your 3D models can get a little bit tricky. We’ve compiled a list five design software that are used extensively in the 3D printing world which you can start using today, regardless of your skill or budget.

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3D Printing Design Tips from Professional Designers

i.materialise

Designing for 3D printing is not always an easy task. While creativity has no limits when you’ve mastered the right 3D design software , optimizing 3D designs for 3D printing can be tricky for beginners. How does their 3D design process look like?

3D Design & Engineering Podcast

3D Perspectives

Presented by Dassault Systèmes, 3D Design & Engineering is a series of podcasts designed to help decision makers discover unique and disruptive business innovations to today’s industry challenges. Today’s business is no simple matter.

Designer Spotlight: Daren Strange – East Tower Design

Shapeways Blog

Daren Strange is the designer behind East Tower Design , a Shapeways Shop that boasts some beautifully designed architectural models and cityscapes from around the world. Los Angeles, California by East Tower Design. How do you decide which monuments to design?

Intelligent 3D Curtain Wall Design

3D Perspectives

Tweet: Intelligent 3D Curtain Wall Design | @Desktop_Eng @3DSAEC #3DEXPERIENCE [link]. In other words, engineers push the envelope in design, making things bigger or lighter until they fail and then seeking out what went wrong. Façade Design for Fabrication Industry Solution Experience.

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Designer Spotlight: Sonia Verdu

Shapeways Blog

Shapeways designer Sonia Verdu hails from Madrid, Spain – and she embodies the creativity of the city she calls home. “I How did you learn to design in 3D? I listened to him and started to share my designs here. Lantea the Jointed Doll is incredibly well-designed.

Designer Spotlight: Igor Puškari? – Iggy Design

Shapeways Blog

Iggy Design features some incredible creations by Igor Puškarić, who is an award-winning 3D artist and animator with over 6 years of experience in the video game industry. He loves to design and create high-quality models that people can use in their own projects, films, games, and animation.

Shaping Dutch Design: Malinko

Shapeways Blog

In celebration of Dutch Design Week 2017, our Shaping Dutch Design series will once again take a closer look at a few of the dozens of designers who are part of the Shapeways EXPO this year. There is a reason why Malinko’s designs feel so intuitive.

Computer Aided Design (CAD) Software – Digitalizing the Manufacturing Industry

BIS Research

The digitalization of the manufacturing industry has helped overcome several challenges associated with manual drafting of designs. The introduction of computer-aided design (CAD) software packages has added a whole new dimension to the manufacturing and 3D printing industry.

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Design in the Age of Experience, day 2: focus on design and the human experience

3D Perspectives

Yesterday we shared that our third Design in the Age of Experience is underway in Milan, and recapped the agenda sessions which focused on materials in sustainable design. Today’s focus was dedicated to the delicate relationship between design and the human experience.

Four SOLIDWORKS-Designed Bots Duke it Out in BattleBots Final

The Solidworks Blog

All four bots were designed using SOLIDWORKS: Lock-Jaw, Bite Force, Whiplash and Minotaur. If you’re a BattleBots fan like me, or interested in how they design fighting robots, I think you will want to hear more about all of the excitement from outside and inside the arena.

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Patent Trending: Cambridge Design Partnership Blazing Trail in Product Design with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

You may not know about Cambridge Design Partnership yet. But with the help of SOLIDWORKS they are breaking new ground in product design, with a list of patents to prove it. Here’s a quick guide to one of the UK’s most progressive product design specialists.

Design Data Management (survey invitation)

Tech Clarity

How do leading companies manage their design data and related product development processes? Please share your experience, thoughts, and lessons learned in our new Design Data Management survey. We’re continuing our study.

How 3D Design Opens Up Innovation

The Solidworks Blog

A new era of product design innovation is upon us. This year, at SOLIDWORKS World, I’ve been speaking with designers and engineers who have been creating, iterating and producing on additive platforms instead of injection molding.

How to Design Plastic Parts with Intent

The Solidworks Blog

Communication between the part designer and mold designer is crucial to keep the tool design and build on schedule. See picture below showing the new design methods using SOLIDWORKS. This information can be found at the earliest stages of design using SOLIDWORKS Plastics.