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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6 Planet-Friendly 3D-Printed Designs

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From 3D printing products used for eco-friendly purposes to designs comprised of recycled materials, here are six designs created with environmental impacts in mind. James Novak designed this 3D-printed concept bike to fit his proportions perfectly. What are your design plans?

Design Rules for AM

Wohlers Talk

Little by little, companies are learning that it can be very different to design for additive manufacturing (DfAM). Just as important are design rules and guidelines to reduce trial ‘n error among engineers and designers.

Dyze Design Releases Typhoon­™ Fast Print Large-Scale 3D Printer Extruder

3D Printing Industry

Canada-based OEM Dyze Design is officially releasing its new print head, Typhoon™. Designed for large-scale 3d printers, the Typhoon extruder can output 0.9 3D Printers Dyze Design Filament Innovations Marlin Modix 3D Philippe Carrier Repetier RepRap Trideo Typhoon

Rapid Prototyping and On Demand Manufacturing

Our blog is focus on rapid prototyping and low volume manufacturing information for global product designer, engineers, purchase officer and entrepreneur.

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

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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Additive Flow Goes Adds Additive Awareness to Generative Design

3DPrint.com

A new startup has emerged from stealth mode promising a software capable of aiding designers in enhancing their parts for additive manufacturing (AM) in ways that go beyond generative design.

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.

Avoid 5 CAD Design Time Wasters (eBook)

Tech Clarity

How can companies improve data management to avoid the five most common CAD design time wasters and win the engineering productivity challenge? Improving design data management maturity, enabled by PDM and PLM solutions, helps reduce non-value-added time and increase engineering productivity.

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New design strategies to inspire sustainable living

3D Perspectives

Design is ultimately the art of the possible. As Etienne Souriau says: Design “is a state of mind seeking to harmonize human environment.” It also offers broad human-centered methods for bottom-up, participative design collaborations. Instead, design can resolve the conflict.

Bridging the Gap Between Designers and Analysts

The Solidworks Blog

This often meant that designers would have to wait days, weeks, and sometimes months to get back simulation results for their CAD designs. This led to CAD designers doing more simulation work on their own. And it works for both the design data as well as simulation data.

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How to Design Environmentally Friendly Products

3D Innovations

Consumers are driving change and pushing companies to design environmentally friendly products. While poor packaging design, toxic materials, and disposable products can have a significantly negative ecological impact, the opposite is also true. Design for disposal or reuse.

Importing Legacy Designs into SOLIDWORKS Electrical

Modern Tech

With SOLIDWORKS Electrical, design engineers have the ability to import DWG or DXF legacy designs from another electrical CAD tool. With SOLIDWORKS Electrical, engineers can reduce design time. In this article, I show you how to import legacy designs into SOLIDWORKS Electrical.

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How to Design Parts for CNC Machining by Adam Bender

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3D Printing: Discover New Design Possibilities

3D Innovations

3D printing technology, also referred to as additive manufacturing, allows you to explore design possibilities without typical design constraints. One of the primary advantages of 3D printing is that you can break traditional manufacturing barriers with your product design.

Adobe Subsidiary Expands Surface Design for 3D Printing

3DPrint.com

In a new partnership to improve solutions for 3D printing users, Substance and CoreTechnologie are expanding options in surface design, as well as integrating virtual reality (VR) for better.

Getting Started with Design for Additive Manufacturing

Deelip

I’m teaching my son Russell the basics of DfAM – Design for Additive Manufacturing. One of the important concepts of DfAM relates to designing an object such that it will not need supports when you 3D print it. The first vase he designed was quite flamboyant.

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.

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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Patenting Pandemic Designs?

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3D printing has really stepped up to the plate in pandemic response -- but what happens with those designs post-pandemic? The post Patenting Pandemic Designs? design ideas covid-19 IP open source opinion pandemic patent ppe prusa

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.

Climate Disrupted: Optimizing Designs for Better Efficiency

3DPrint.com

If industrialized society is determined to maintain its industrial activities, its engineers will need to completely rethink how parts are designed in order to improve energy efficiency.

Coding for 3D Part 5: Parametric Design

3DPrint.com

This is an article focused on my choice of learning parametric design through this series. The post Coding for 3D Part 5: Parametric Design appeared first on 3DPrint.com | The Voice of 3D Printing. 3D Design 3D Printing Editorials / Opinions Education Science & Technology 3d design 3d printing constraints design thinking ingenuity innovation parametric design prototyping

Will Machine Learning Will Replace Designers?

The Solidworks Blog

A similar idea applies to 3D Creator on the 3D EXPERIENCE platform, except now it is a 3D parametric modeler that “learns” through your past interactions whilst designing. With each selection you make, the Design Assistant prediction becomes more intelligent and more relevant.

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Flex Your Design Muscles and Bend the Rules of Design with 3D Sculptor

The Solidworks Blog

And by turning on Symmetry , any edit or manipulation you perform on the subdivision surface will be mirrored to the other side, ensuring that your design is symmetric and accurate about a plane of symmetry.

Interview: Andrew Ainsworth – the man behind the Original Stormtrooper design

3D Printing Industry

The year is 1972, and British industrial designer Andrew Ainsworth has just set up Shepperton Design Studios where he manufactures his own motor cars. Impressed with the Brit’s work, Lucas commissioned Ainsworth to design and manufacture […]. Design Andrew Ainsworth Disney George Lucas Lucasfilm myminifactory Original Stormtrooper Ralph Mcquarrie Shepperton Design Studios star wars

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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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.”

How to Go from Product Designer to Business Owner [Podcast]

The Solidworks Blog

I talk to many designers and engineers who truly love what they are doing. Many designers are heading out on their own, choosing to do projects for other companies. In this episode of the Born to Design Podcast, I had a chance to sit down and speak with two of them.

Design of the Week: Future Tree

Fabbaloo

The post Design of the Week: Future Tree appeared on Fabbaloo. design casting concrete construction designoftheweek sculptureThis week’s selection is the Future Tree by a group of researchers at ETH Zurich.

Pioneer New Paths In Architectural Design

3D Perspectives

Hospitals and laboratories, for example, demand extraordinarily high levels of coordination between architectural design and MEP engineering teams to balance a multitude of air, water, and technology systems. Today’s computational solutions allow complexity in design.

Design Patents and Utility Patents for Startups

3D Innovations

For the purpose of this piece, patents — particularly design patents and utility patents — will be the focus of the conversation. There are three types of patents: utility, design and plant patents. Exploring Design Patents and Utility Patents.

Empower Engineers with Cutting-Edge Design Tools (ebook)

Tech Clarity

Do your design tools hold product development back? With the pressures of global competition, and the never-ending struggle of bringing innovative, cost-effective products to market efficiently, a smooth product design process is paramount.

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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 for Product Design

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Not just because the freedom of design it enables is limitless, but because it’s a good way to test out our ideas and designs in the real world. This is especially useful for product designers like Elia Furgiuele. His favorite 3D design software is Creo Parametric. “It’s

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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.

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.

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 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.

Dyze Design Releases Typhoon­™ Fast Print Large-Scale 3D Printer Extruder

3DPrint.com

Canadian-based OEM Dyze Design is officially releasing its new print head, Typhoon™. Designed for large-scale 3d printers, the Typhoon™ extruder can output 0.9 3D Printing Sponsored 3d printer extruder Dyze Design fdm large scale 3d printers sponsored Typhoon extruder

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.

NASA Picks Winners for 3D-Printed Mars Habitat Design Contest

3D Printer

NASA has officially picked three winners for a design contest that asked participants to design a futuristic habitat that astronauts could use to live on Mars. According to the design team, the pyramid design would provide an effective radiation shield against the harsh Martian climate.

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