Understand Generative Design – 1 minute read

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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 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?

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Revolutionary Fashion Designers who use 3D Printing in their Designs

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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.

Understanding Plastic Part Design

The Solidworks Blog

Plastic parts are now commonplace in consumer product design, and for good reason. For the engineering and design team at URB-E, it was a no brainier to utilize plastic components for the fenders and battery hub in order to ramp up its production.

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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SF Design Week // FATHOM Designer

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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

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.

Designing and Printing With xDesign: Part Two

Modern Tech

In our previous blog, we discussed my need to design a case for my Raspberry Pi, and why I chose SOLIDWORKS xDesign to do it. In part two of this series, I will look at one of the options for creating my design: FDM 3D printing.

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

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.

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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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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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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Designing and Printing With xDesign: Part One

Modern Tech

I recently needed to design and create a case for my new Raspberry Pi circuit board and decided to use xDesign to do it, which saved me a lot of time and effort. SOLIDWORKS xDesign is a cloud-based application that is part of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

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.

Morphosis Experience at the Milan Design Week

3D Perspectives

Dassault Systèmes is proud to announce our 2019 partnership with Morphosis, a thought leader in ground breaking design and architecture. Morphosis Architects’ buildings and projects have been recognized worldwide for setting new precedents in form, constructability, and sustainable design.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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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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.

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?

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.

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.

Designing Human Experiences, Not Just Products

3D Perspectives

That design can be a whole lot more than a point of attraction for today’s consumers. 3D design allows us to imagine shapes of pasta never seen before” Paolo Zazzi from @Barilla speaks about innovation and personalization. What an exciting day at Design Week in Milan!

3D Printing Design Tips from Professional Designers

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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?

The Future of 3D Printing and Fashion Design Through the Eyes of LabeledBy

3DPrint.com

LabeledBy is a design studio based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. 3D Design 3D printed fashion 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3d design 3d print fashion design Eindhoven fashion fashion design innovation ultimakerThey work in fashion and their area of expertise is research and technology development. Their products range goes from technological. View the entire article via our website.

Futuristic furniture design: The Rex Axon 3D Printed Conference Table

3DPrint.com

When it comes to luxury furniture design, Rex Axon might just be the next coveted item on any CEO’s list. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d print furniture 3d printed table Patech Rex Axon wolfCan your office get an upgrade? It claims to be the world’s first 3D printed conference. View the entire article via our website.

The Importance of 3D Design for (Efficient) Manufacturing

3D Innovations

When you are ready to take your prototype and turn it into a real-world product, be sure that your 3D design files are also ready to go. 3D Design Saves Time. 3D Design Reduces Material Waste. 3D Design Allows for Ongoing Communication.

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.

Balancing Conflicting Design Goals: How to Find an Optimal Design When Facing a Pareto Front

The Solidworks Blog

You might, for example, want to minimize the mass of a design, but you also want to maintain a certain level of stress. In Search of an Optimal Design. Now this is a simple example, but it is often quite difficult to find the right trade-off between conflicting design goals.

3D Printing and Algorithmic Design Collide Creating Unique Jewelry Designs

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Every year, the Extreme Redesign Challenge calls upon tomorrow’s engineers, artists and entrepreneurs to design a better future. It is a test to see who can come up with the most creative, mechanically sound, and realistically achievable design using 3D printing.

Designer Spotlight: Latte A.L.

Shapeways Blog

I used Photoshop, the free Netfabb, and Tinkercad for the first few designs that I listed on Shapeways. There are many forums and blogs online about 3D design and printing. Shapeways also links to several easy-to-learn software applications to get started: Tinkercad, 123D Design….