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.

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.

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CCO Opens the Idea Garage for Inspiring B2B and B2C Content Marketing Examples


Natalya Minkovsky finds some of the best examples for her Idea Garage column appearing in each Chief Content Officer magazine. HANDPICKED RELATED CONTENT: Documentary Storytelling: 6 Examples From Brands That Nail It.

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.

MIT Media Lab’s Mediated Matter Example Fast Learning In 3D Printing

3D Printing Industry

… The original post MIT Media Lab’s Mediated Matter Example Fast Learning In 3D Printing appeared first on 3D Printing Industry. By Shane Taylor.

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 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.

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.

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. 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.

DIY 3D Printing

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.

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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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 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.

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.”

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.

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.

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?

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.

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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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.

Landscape Forms Improves Productivity by Designing Outdoor Products with SOLIDWORKS

The Solidworks Blog

Landscape Forms designs and builds beautiful site furniture and lighting, primarily for public spaces and college, corporate and health care campuses. Bringing lighting design in-house. Designing and building free-form site furniture.

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.

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.

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.

Design Optimization for 3D Printing

Javelin Tech Tips

A growing demand for 3D printing design services. At the forefront of these services is design optimization for 3D printing. The 3D printing industry has long recognized that engineering design for 3D printing is a critical competency to unleash the benefits of the technology.

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.

SOLIDWORKS Design Intent: what is it, and why should I care?

Javelin Tech Tips

Ever hear of the term “design intent” and wonder what it means, or how it pertains to design? In SOLIDWORKS, we refer to design intent as your plan as to how the model should behave when it is changed. Take these four simple parts, for example.

Improving the Design-to-Manufacture Process

The Solidworks Blog

There has been a lot of conversation lately about a design-to-manufacture workflow as it relates to improving communication and efficiency within a company. What does design to manufacture mean? A good example is using SOLIDWORKS as the center of the process.

Is SIMPL3D the Instagram of 3D Design?

Shapeways Blog

From Shapeways EDU to our Tutorials , partnerships to Tutorial Tuesdays , we’re always looking for ways to make 3D design easier. Now, we’re excited to announce that we’ve paired up with Dutch startup SIMPL3D, a new mobile 3D design app that prints to Shapeways. Design your own vase.

Design in the Age of Experience, day 3: focus on sustainable cities

3D Perspectives

We are into the third day of Design in the Age of Experience! Today’s sessions focused on how we design cities. Speakers explored the tremendous potential of regenerative urban design , and how to create the more fulfilling and personalized experiences that residents are seeking.