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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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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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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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.

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.

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.

Design of the Week: ABSDBS

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» designThe ABSDBS 3D printable astronomical telescope. This week’s selection is the incredible ABSDBS. Read the whole entry. »

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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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.

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?

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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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.

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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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

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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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

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?

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.

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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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.

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: 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.

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.

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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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.

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 of the Week: Moon

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» designA 3D printed Moon. This week’s selection is the fun “Print Your Own Moon” by Instructables. Read the whole entry. »

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.

The Second Life of Product Designer Gustav Rosén

Shapeways Blog

” Not every designer gets to master a single field, much less several. But we’ve noticed that product designers thrive on a few things: artistic freedom, an efficient means of moving from concept to object, and finished products of the best quality.

Designer Spotlight: Gary Adams (BernieDawg)

Shapeways Blog

It didn’t take me long to figure out that the same designs could be modified to silence modern backpacking stoves. 3D design can be very daunting. Tell us about the design process for creating the stove caps and how you learned to 3D model. I work around that in the designs.

JOB POSTING: CAD Designer

DASI Solutions

DASI customer Incipio Devices, based in Huntington, IN, 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 and maintaining 2D prints and 3D … Continue reading → Job Opportunities CAD designer huntington indiana incipio devices medical device solidworks-jobs

Tutorial Tuesday 52: Design Your Own Satisfying Fidget Bead Bracelet

Shapeways Blog

Today’s 5-step intermediate-level Tutorial Tuesday can work in a number of different design softwares, so we focus on the basics of how the design is created. Step One: Design a single bracelet link. . Inspect the chain by temporarily splitting the design in half.

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….

Design of the Week: iCableGuards

Fabbaloo

» designAn incredibly useful 3D print. This week’s selection is the enormously useful iCableGuards by. Read the whole entry. »

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 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.

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.