4 Incredible Examples Of 3D Printed Homes

Shapeways Blog

These projects present new and unique design concepts and help expand affordable housing. . There are many intriguing examples of completed and ongoing 3D printed house projects appearing all over the world.

BIM in Façade Design: Real World Examples

3D Perspectives

The following post is an excerpt from Technological Changes Brought by BIM to Façade Design. The overall design logic is to wrap the main, independently-maintainable space with an ecologically-functional shell, rendering a building-in-building form.

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DIY 3D Printing: Detailed review and usage examples of Dim3W.

DIY 3D Printing

3D design and printing software. Detailed review and usage examples of Dim3W Smart 3D Printing Pen. It is also an example of what can you expect from low end Asian clone. How to design and 3d print an electric guitar. NVBots presents NVPrinter designed for schools wit.

Design and Fabrication by Example software wants to simplify CAD design

DIY 3D Printing

CAD design and 3d model development are not the easiest tasks around if you are a beginner. This software is not yet available to the public bu it demonstrates how design can be facilitated by using 3d model "templates" from a database. 3d model cad design MIT software

3D Design By Example


Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab have developed a new twist on 3D design by creating “Fab By Example”. For example, its output is a “bill of materials” or blueprints for cutting pieces and assembling them.

SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Rip Option Examples

Javelin Tech Tips

A rip in sheet metal is inserted if required by design and manufacturing. The following examples show three simplified scenarios of the SOLIDWORKS Sheet Metal Rip Options: Example #1: Rip not required. Example #3: Rip is based off a sketch that has been added by a designer.

This Pebble Watch is a Clear Example of Why 3D Printing Will Revolutionize Our Economy

3D Printing Review

Yesterday the company released mechanical and electrical designs so that hobbyists and designers can begin customizing their very own 3D printable smartstraps.

Hasso-Plattner Institute Researchers Create Metamaterial Door Latch as Example of 3D Printing Versatility


3D Design 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D editor 3D printed door latch 3D printed household tools 3d printed metamaterials 3d printed tools 3d printing metamaterials Hasso Plattner Institute metamaterial 3d printing metamaterialsWhat I enjoy about 3D printing and so many of its innovations is that although we’ve certainly had a preview for decades of all sorts of magical looking futuristic inventions to come, with this new. View the entire article via our website.

Filigreed Firewall is a Striking Example of What 3D Printers Can Create With Concrete


3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed architecture 3d printed concrete 3d printed construction 3d printed wall Bekkering Adams Architecten bouwbeurs Cement & Beton Centrum concrete concrete 3d printing Eindhoven University of Technology firewall NetherlandsConcrete is always something I’ve thought of as functional, solid, and utilitarian, but never beautiful or artistic. You pour concrete, it hardens, and you have a good, sturdy wall or sidewalk.

This Pebble Watch is a Clear Example of Why 3D Printing Will Revolutionize Our Economy


3D Design 3D Printing Business 3d print pebble 3d printing files customization pebble files pebble smartstrap Pebble Time pebble watch smartstrap When we decided to launch 3DPrint.com just over 13 months ago, we looked at it as a hobby, but the pace at which things have progressed, both for us and for the industry in... View the entire article via our website.

10 Examples of How 3D Printing Is Changing Consumer Products: Meet 10 3D Printing Experts and Their Dreams


While the media likes to focus on big projects, a large part of this new industrial revolution is happening in small design studios, backyard sheds, and start-ups by makers, designers, and other creative minds. Another example that follows this this path is the Belgian start-up Twikit.

8 Examples of Useful, Aesthetic, and Innovative Household Items You Can Make With a 3D Printer


3D printing is changing the way we design and produce products. The following examples are taken from Cults 3D , a 3D model database for 3D printing. Design by 3DBrooklyn. This little sign in the shape of a light bulb is designed to decorate a light switch.

8 Examples of Useful, Aesthetic, and Innovative Household Items You Can Make With a 3D Printer


3D printing is changing the way we design and produce products. Design by 3DBrooklyn. This little sign in the shape of a light bulb is designed to decorate a light switch. Design by Eunny. Design by Trisha. Design by LeFabShop. Design by Edward Brown.

DIY 3D Printing: University of Arizona students design and launch.

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3D design and printing software. University of Arizona students design and launch 3d printed rocket. Another example of how the space race will be won by young, innovators, DIY-rs and private companies with some help of 3d printing. How to design and 3d print an electric guitar.

6 Planet-Friendly 3D-Printed Designs


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?

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

The Solidworks Blog

As in the last example, you can see the difficulty you would have trying to make this kind of shape by merely pushing and pulling the subdivision surface. Trying to keep a subdivision design symmetric without such a function would be pretty much impossible.

SOLIDWORKS Design Table From File

Javelin Tech Tips

I’m a fan of SOLIDWORKS Design Tables when creating multiple configurations. I think it is an efficient way to design and especially if you are a fan of Microsoft Excel you will like it too. Check out our recent blog post on how to create a design table. Design Table.

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.

How I Used SOLIDWORKS to Design the Cars You’ve Seen in Movies

The Solidworks Blog

If so, how long is production sidelined? Do you save all of the ‘bad’ (‘bad’ for the car, good for the viewers) scenes, where the car suffers extreme damage, for the end of shooting? Who exactly designs the cars we see in movies? I can make what I design.

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.

Problem Exiting Design Tables in SOLIDWORKS?

Javelin Tech Tips

There is currently a compatibility issue between Microsoft Excel based Design Tables in SOLIDWORKS and some versions of Microsoft Excel. Another workaround is to roll back Microsoft Excel to prior to this version (for example roll back to version 2003 (Build 12624.20320) or older).

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.”

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.

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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The Value of Simulation: Which Design is the Best?

The Solidworks Blog

Historically, FEA was performed in the later stages of the design phase. SOLIDWORKS Simulation was introduced to revolutionize this process by allowing design validation to be done in parallel with product design. Design with intent – the real value of simulation.

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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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.

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.

3D Printing Design Tips from Professional Designers


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?

We Chat With Renowned Architect and Designer Neri Oxman on 3D Printing and Design

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Neri Oxman is an award-winning architect, designer and artist, as well as a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, where she leads the Mediated Matter research group. What are some examples of co-creation with Stratasys? Design Art MIT Neri Oxman

Researchers Explore New Metamaterial Designs


Example metamaterials offering more than one stable state [Source: Nature]. Read the whole entry. & »

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.

You are in charge of your next design


Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” Not all of us get to design the next sexy iPhone but that does not have to stop you from making better designs and innovate. The power of Design Thinking.

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Challenges to Designing Smarter Products

3D Perspectives

Meeting the Challenges to Designing Smarter Products with ENOVIA. For example, there has been a dramatic growth of electronic content in the automotive industry. A mistake that is discovered during the planning and design phase is comparatively inexpensive to fix.

Moldmakers: Design and Produce Tools Faster (webcast)

Tech Clarity

On October 23 at 2:00, Tech-Clarity’s Michelle Boucher will share some of her latest research on tool design and production. Daren Beeson from Siemens will then share examples of how tool shops have conquered the complexity of tooling design and production in. read more » The post Moldmakers: Design and Produce Tools Faster (webcast) appeared first on Tech-Clarity.

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Open Minds And Shared Trust Accelerate Design

3D Perspectives

Efficiency in design and construction depends on better connecting designers with makers. New delivery methods, such as design-build and IPD, are a response to this need, but these new methods must be supported by new tools to see the full benefits desired.

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3D Printing Organs Revolutionizes Healthcare

3D Printing Hub

For years the design has been improved. Now, many sectors are bearing its fruits, such as in industrial designs, consumer applications and even the automotive industry. […]. 3D Printing Healthcare examples healthcare organs stories

3D Printing plastic applications

3D Printing Hub

Then you need to check out this short gallery on various 3d printing applications using plastic… What are you going to design? 3D Printing applications and examples If you can design it – you can print it! 3D Printing applications examples possibilities

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.

How SOLIDWORKS Design Tables work and why they are still relevant.

Javelin Tech Tips

For those who have been using SOLIDWORKS for a while you may remember how Design Tables were used to create configurations. But there are situations where Design Tables are still required or work best. As mentioned earlier, in some cases Design Tables are required.

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.

DIMENSIONEXT: 3DP Designers at MAD Museum


3DP Designers at MAD Museum. 3D-Printables Designers Exhibit at the MAD Museum. 3D Systems recent flurry of corporate acquisitions created a wide portfolio of cutting edge designers and manufacturing talent in the wider companies team. Labels: Design , Exhibition , Museum.

For Designers – Time to See Things More Clearly

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

If there’s one thing product designers have in common, it’s a commitment to push the boundaries of realism. Beginning at concept design, their goal is to create models that look, feel and act as close to the finished product as possible. offering is the perfect example.

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