Introducing Porcelain to our marketplace

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Late last year we launched a new pilot program and introduced our first ever material fully developed in-house, Porcelain. Shapeways’ Porcelain is crafted using a totally unique process we’ve been developing for over a year. Porcelain is food, dishwasher, and oven safe.

Tips for Designing in Porcelain

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Porcelain is an ancient technology that has been transformed by modern machinery and 3D printing. At Shapeways, we launched our very own porcelain process in 2014 that uses your 3D design file to print a mold and cast using our own porcelain material.

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Announcing a New Evolution for Porcelain

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Today, to support the sustainable development of our most innovative material, Porcelain, we’re undertaking a one-time price increase that will allow us to continue offering the material. This has come at a cost to Shapeways, warranting a review of our Porcelain pricing.

Tutorial Tuesday 40: Designing for 3D Printed Porcelain

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Sometimes a design just begs to be printed in Porcelain. If want your model to be food-safe, act as a keepsake, or look great with a beautiful artistic glaze, then Porcelain is a good option to try. Designing for Porcelain Requirements.

Children Pushing The Limits of 3D Printed Porcelain: The 10 Winners of the Chil-Dish Project

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Anna and Kristos had no easy task picking the ten winners as the ideas were all fun and imaginative but the winning designs not only needed to be creative, they had to translate into a 3D model that was suitable for us to print for them in porcelain. So good food was guaranteed!

Universal Paste extruder - Ceramic, Food and Real Chocolate 3D Printing.


I decided not to go down that route of molten chambers of chocolate being pumped to a nozzle, it seemed overly complicated and limiting of what foods you could print with. Printing with Ceramic porcelain clay, Arty and Crafty.

The Chil-Dish Project: Kids Get to Be Both 3D Designers and Chefs

Make sure food is involved. There are few things that get children more excited than food – talking about it, playing with it, and, most. 3D Design 3D Printing 3d print children 3d printed dishes 3d printing for kids Anna van der Leij chil-dish project helsinki design week Kristos Mavrostomos porcelain 3d printing restaurant olo shapeways shapeways porcelainNeed a surefire way to get kids interested in something?

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Empowering the Childish Project at Helsinki Design Week

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Ages ranged from 1 to 16, and the kids were able to draw the perfect plate for their favourite dish of food. The 10 most unique drawings will come to life and be 3D printed in our own Porcelain material. . Contests Education contest Drawing Helenski Design Week porcelain

Ceramic “3D Crafts” by Alice Le Biez: A Delicate Fusion of 3D Printing and Traditional Craftsmanship


When I was studying at the ENSAV La Cambre in Brussels, I had the opportunity to develop a project in porcelain. What would you “craft” with our bright, food-safe, and fast ceramics ? .

Shaping Dutch Design: Malinko

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The design studio offers its prints in materials suited to each item, from our food-safe porcelain ceramics to our silver.

With the CHIL-DISH Project, Kids’ Designs Jump off the Page

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At last October’s Dutch Design Week, the 2016 CHIL-DISH project challenged children to draw the perfect tableware for their favorite food. CHIL-DISH Project initiators Kristos Mavrostomos and Anna van der Leij transformed them in 3D designs, and we 3D printed them in porcelain.