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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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.

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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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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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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.

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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Product Design: Need v. Want in a Design

3D Innovations

Product design is a delicate balance between what the entrepreneur wants the product to be and what the end-user actually needs. Want comes up in our everyday life, and it is no different when you are designing a product for consumers. Product Design Hierarchy of Needs.

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!

How Design is Reimagining Transport in a Clogged World

The Solidworks Blog

Musk’s design was originally set up to accommodate personal cars carrying just a single passenger. SolidWorks products are easy to learn and use, and work together to help you design products better, faster, and more cost-effectively. People.

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.

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.

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?

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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Curtains Rise at Milan Design Week 2018

3D Perspectives

With thousands of individual events, product launches, presentations and exhibitions packed into less than a week, each year, Milan Design Week (MDW), aka Salone del Mobile , delivers an unmatched opportunity, bringing to light the absolute state-of-the-art in design from around the world.

The Dawn of the Mechatronics Product Designs

The Solidworks Blog

Product performance and capabilities are evolving exponentially, design and technologies are becoming more challenging, and market/business pressure are constantly mounting. Having purpose-built collaborative tools is critical to tackling today’s complex designs.

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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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Should you know the difference between Ordinary & Generative Design? – 2 Minute Read

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Ordinary vs. Generative Design. The distinction between ordinary and generative design is going to be crucially important. Ordinary design is based on conveying known information to achieve a specific outcome. This is how people are designing in CAD today.

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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.

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?

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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JOB POSTING: CAD Designer

DASI Solutions

DASI customer Quick Built, based in Shelby Township, MI, is seeking a qualified candidate with SOLIDWORKS experience to join their their team as a CAD designer. Job Summary The CAD designer is responsible for creating, detailing and maintaining 2D prints and … Continue reading → Job Opportunities automotive industry CAD designer machine design Shelby Township solidworks surfacing solidworks-jobs

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.

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.

Shaping Dutch Design: V Design Lab

Shapeways Blog

In celebration of Dutch Design Week 2017, our Shaping Dutch Design series once again takes a closer look at a few of the dozens of designers who are part of the Shapeways Community EXPO this year. Are you as intrigued with Vigliani’s design concepts as we are?

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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.

PODCAST – Dara Dotz – Designing in Crisis

The Solidworks Blog

Dara and her co-workers at Field Ready offer a different approach to helping those in need, and actually design and produce needed items on location. I invite you to hear her amazing story in this version of the Born to Design Podcast: “Designing in Crisis”….

Design for AM

Rapid Prototyping News UK

Is it true that engineers can simply transpose their designs based on extractive manufacturing for use in Additive Manufacturing? The answer to both these questions is that in order for engineers to get the best out of AM their component or product needs to be designed with AM in mind.

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 Furgiele. His favourite 3D design software is Creo Parametric. “It’s

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SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2018: Designer to Analyst

The Solidworks Blog

As I meet new and experienced simulation users, the more I realize that the difference between a designer and an analyst is that the analyst knows the complexity of the analysis problem at hand, and they can describe the physics and analysis procedures required to solve it.

Design for Life – Breath/ng

3D Perspectives

To tackle this significant environmental and social issue, Dassault Systèmes challenged Kengo Kuma and Associates to create a solution-based design that delivers a cleaner air to cities. How can design help shape a better future ? Join us at Design in the Age of Experience.

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.

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

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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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LBRY 3D Printing and Design Contest - Win some Cryptocurrency!

DIY 3D Printing

LBRY just announced a small 3D printing and 3D design contest with cryptocurrency rewards. Here is the summary: Design a chess set that sparks our imagination & win $100 in cryptocurrency.

Designing and Building the Solar-Powered Car of the Future

The Solidworks Blog

Students from Singapore Polytechnic finished in ninth place in the 2017 World Solar Challenge in a solar-powered car designed and built using SOLIDWORKS. The car, SunSPEC5, an upgrade of the team’s previous entry in 2015, took 20 months from December 2015 to design and build.

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SOLIDWORKS 2018: How Great Designs Get Built

The Solidworks Blog

SOLIDWORKS 2018 is an exciting release that has been designed to address customer needs, including: New innovations to address the flexibility, changing, and evolving nature of product design. SOLIDWORKS is the best design tool to enable the design of connected things.

Designing and Building the Solar-Powered Car of the Future

The Solidworks Blog

Students from Singapore Polytechnic finished in ninth place in the 2017 World Solar Challenge in a solar-powered car designed and built using SOLIDWORKS. The car, SunSPEC5, an upgrade of the team’s previous entry in 2015, took 20 months from December 2015 to design and build.

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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….

Intelligent 3D Façade Templated Design

3D Perspectives

If you think back to your first days in a design office, in a new industry, fresh from college, you’ll remember that there was always a designer who’d been there many years. taking a templated approach to design. Click to Tweet: With templates, #AEC designers can.

Designing the World’s First Smart Electric Guitar

The Solidworks Blog

As a designer and avid guitarist, Dave McAuld wanted to play music as he travelled the world. We designed the Fusion Guitar to be the 21st century guitarists’ gateway to enjoyable musical expression anywhere and anytime.