Coding for 3D Part 4: Rhino, Grasshopper and Weaverbird Setup

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The post Coding for 3D Part 4: Rhino, Grasshopper and. 3D Design 3D Printing 3D Software Science & Technology 3d modelling architecture coding designer grasshopper parametric design product creation Rhino weaverbirdThis is a brief introduction to the build environment we will be employing within the creation of objects for our parametric design process. View the entire article via our website.

Caterpillar Is a Powerful Rhino Grasshopper Plug-in for Greater Customization in 3D Printing

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Whether you are a serious 3D printing user or not, you have probably heard of Grasshopper, a popular add on of 3D modeling software Rhino. Grasshopper lets you use scripts and algorithms to create 3D. View the entire article via our website. 3D Printing 3D Software Featured Stories 3D printing customization 3D printing plug-ins GCode translator University of Pennsylvania

A Great Way To Learn Grasshopper

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A new book on Grasshopper [Source: McNeel]. I’m looking through a fascinating. Read the whole entry. » » book

Tutorial Tuesday 18: Parametric Modeling With Grasshopper

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When you’re ready to step into more complex, even organic-looking parametric design, then it’s time to look at Grasshopper. Grasshopper is a plug-in that comes standard with the powerful 3D modeling software Rhino. To give Grasshopper a try, you must first download a free trial of Rhino for Windows , or download the Work in Progress version of Rhino for Mac. Getting Started with Grasshopper. A simple Grasshopper design.

The Best of Tutorial Tuesday: Create Mind-Blowing Designs With Parametric Modeling in Grasshopper

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When you’re ready to step into more complex, even organic-looking parametric design, then it’s time to look at Grasshopper. Grasshopper is a plug-in that comes standard with the powerful 3D modeling software Rhino. To give Grasshopper a try, you must first download a free trial of Rhino for Windows , or download the Work in Progress version of Rhino for Mac. Getting Started with Grasshopper. A simple Grasshopper design.

Rhino3D Version 7 Released

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software cad geometry grasshopper rhino subd upgradeRobert McNeel & Associates has released version 7 of their popular 3D CAD tool, Rhinoceros, a.k.a. Rhino3D. The post Rhino3D Version 7 Released appeared on Fabbaloo.

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Coding for 3D Part 3: Tools of Choice

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3D Design 3D Printed Art Editorials / Opinions Education Science & Technology 3D geometry 3D modeling algorithms design efficiency grasshopper mathematics NURBS programming python rhinocerosThis is an in-depth article explaining the plan of attack for learning parametric design through code. I will be consulting various online resources as well as books to strengthen my knowledge base. View the entire article via our website.

3D Printing News Briefs, November 21, 2020: Titomic, Etteplan, Concre3DLab, Interspectral, Nanofabrica, BCN3D & 3DGBIRE

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In this week’s 3D Printing News Briefs, we’ve got some business news to cover first, then moving on to software, and finally to microscale 3D printing. Titomic has appointed an. View the entire article via our website.

It Really Is Possible To 3D Print Non-Planar

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research experimental grasshopper helmet kupol non planar nonplanar rhino software workflowNon-planar 3D printing is perhaps a term you’re not familiar with, but if Gabriel Boutin has his way, you will in the future. The post It Really Is Possible To 3D Print Non-Planar appeared on Fabbaloo.

Seoul National University: Researchers Use FDM 3D Printing to Explore Limitations in Creating Fashion

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3D Design 3D printed fashion 3D Printing 3D modeling 3d printed fashion 3d printing research abs fdm 3d printing grasshopper nasa Rhinoceros 5.0 While 3D printing is certainly playing a noble role in numerous industries today—from the creation of medical devices that help babies survive to rocket engines nozzles built by NASA—most of us are. View the entire article via our website.

Thermosetting Composite Materials: Atropos Creates New Relationship Between 3D Printing & Robotics

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3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials Robotics +Lab 3d printing and robotics 3D printing composite materials Atropos grasshopper KUKA robots KUKA/PRC owens corning Politecnico di Milano RhinoMost of us are aware, if only vaguely, of the story of the Three Fates in Greek mythology. Also known as the moirai, the three goddesses (and sisters) played quite a large role in that they held. View the entire article via our website.

Coding for 3D Part 6: Building Blocks

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3D Design 3D Printed Art 3D Printing 3D Software Education Science & Technology 2d design 2D parameters 3D modeling constraints grasshopper illustrator legos parametric design project management prototypes RhinoThis is a brief article on the importance of having the proper building blocks to a project. The post Coding for 3D Part 6: Building Blocks appeared first on 3DPrint.com | The Voice of 3D Printing. View the entire article via our website.

Coding for 3D Part 7: Doodlebug

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3D Design 3D Printing Education Science & Technology 3D designer design grasshopper illustrator low poly parametric designs Rhino shoesThis is a brief update of tool utilization within Rhino and how I plan to pivot a bit of my focus in this series. The post Coding for 3D Part 7: Doodlebug appeared first on 3DPrint.com | The Voice. View the entire article via our website.

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FATHOM Introduces Open Source Software Project for Generating 3D Lattice Structures

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3D Design 3D Printing 3D Software 3D modeling 3d printed lattice 3D printed lattice structure 3d printed lattice structures aaron porterfield DfAM FATHOM Grasshopper 3D internal structures lattice structure mechanical properties open source powder bed 3d printing RhinoCalifornia-based FATHOM, which expanded its on-site managed services and announced important partnerships with Stratasys and Desktop Metal last year, is introducing a fascinating new open source.

Top 25: Most Popular 3D Modeling & Design Software for 3D Printing

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For example, we split up Rhinoceros and Grasshopper as two different modeling tools since their approach to designing and their communities’ commitments are easy to differentiate. On the other hand Grasshopper can be seen as ‘only’ a plugin for Rhinoceros and so our data would be biased. Counting Rhino and Grasshopper as one software would increase its rank significantly to a score of 45 and the 10 th rank.

3D Printed Virtual Reality Headset Adds Appealing Form to High-Tech Function

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3D Design 3D Printing 3D printed virtual reality headset 3d printed vr headset Grasshopper 3D Masaharu Ono Rhinoceros 3D Samsung Gear VH shapeways virtual reality headset for smartphones vr headsetWhen Shapeways designer Masaharu Ono began conceiving of his elaborate, 3D printed virtual reality (VR) headset, chances are that he didn’t find much inspiration on the web. An image search of “VR headset” reveals... View the entire article via our website.

Computational Design Student Creates 3D Printed Spider Joints

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3D Design 3D printed art 3D Printing australia computational design computational design society digital fabrication grasshopper higher ed mass customization panel system Rhino spider joints student design university university of new south walesNazmul Azim Khan is a second-year student in the Computational Design program at the University of New South Wales.

New 3D Printed Eyewear Collection, Biz Eyes, Uses Eye-Catching Exchangeable Rings

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3D Design 3D Printing 3d printed eyewear 3d printed frames 3d printed glasses Biz Eyes glasses frames grasshopper Nasim Sehat RhinoHas anyone else noticed that eyeglasses have become the new must-have fashion accessory? It used to be that even a decade ago most people who wore eyeglasses needed them, or worked in industries where... View the entire article via our website.

Top 20: Most Popular 3D Modeling & Design Software for 3D Printing (2017 Update)

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Creating a printable design is the crucial first step in the 3D printing process – and everyone seems to have a different opinion on which software is the most suitable for getting this job done. So what’s the most popular 3D modeling software for 3D printing? Read on to discover the top 20! Ranking the most popular 3D modeling software for 3D printing isn’t that easy.

How-To // 3D Printing Topography

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A newly updated plugin for Grasshopper allows users to create high resolution 3D topography of anywhere in the world, based off the most recent NASA scan data (open source, of … Read More. blog 3d printing design Grasshopper How-To Maps nasa Rhino seattle TopographyThe post How-To // 3D Printing Topography appeared first on FATHOM // 3D Printer Sales, Advanced Prototype Fabrication, Bridge-To-Production Low Volume Manufacturing.

xPrint System to Offer 3D Printing ToolKit of the Future for Computer Human Interaction Researchers

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3D Design 3D printed art 3D Printers 3D Printing 3D Printing Materials 3D Software Science & Technology 3d printed art 3d printed art competition 3d printed fashion 3D printed human computer interaction models 3D printing hydrogels 3D printing liquid materials BioLogic grasshopper mit mit media lab MIT’s Tangible Media Group Rhino Tangible Media Group Tangible Media Group of the MIT Media Lab xPrintThe brilliant minds have been working overtime at MIT again, much to our benefit.

Generative 3d modeling for 3d printing workshop by parametric | art at Budapest 3D Printing Days

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The workshop will be concerned with the development and optimization of a 3d printed generative sculpture using Rhino and Grasshopper combined with Meshlab, and iterative and or evolutionary methods are to be used for system optimization. The 3d tools which will be taught in this course are Rhino + Grasshopper and Meshlab; and we will optimize our 3d models for 3d printing using Netfabb Basic, Meshmixer and Repetier/Slic3r.

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Turning a Smart Idea into 3D-Printed Reality: A Simple Keychain That Makes Life Easier

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Recently, I’ve been developing a workflow with Grasshopper and Rhino, and have been exploring parametric approaches to 3D modeling.”. Thanks to his skills using Rhino and Grasshopper, Barney slowly turned his smart ideas into a finished 3D model. Hobby & Tech Bronze DIY gadget Grasshopper high detailed steel hobby key keychain maker Rhino stainless steel steel tool Barney Mason, a product designer from the UK, is changing the world one step at a time.

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2b3d Budapest 3D Printing Days

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This conference and expo with workshops was for all the people who are interested in high-tech gadgets, like desktop 3D printers, parametric design, 3D printed unique design objects, additive manufacturing, generative architecture, parametric 3D modeling with Grasshopper and other 3D arts. See you next time on a forthcoming Grasshopper or 3D print workshop! © Hi there! Did you know, that there was 3D print show in Hungary in June?

Tutorial Tuesday 19: Wrapping a Thing Around Another Thing

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It comes up so often, in fact, that we’re going to devote all of this week’s Tutorial Tuesday to answering it using the Grasshopper plugin that comes with the 3D modeling software Rhino. See last week’s post for an introduction to Grasshopper ). Here’s the solution we came up with in Grasshopper: (You can also download the code.). Download the bracelet wrapper code and open it in Grasshopper to get started.

A Self-Transforming Lampshade: Welcome to the World of 4D Printing!

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This quick yet surprising metamorphosis of the ZooM lampshade was made possible by programmable material and generative design software called Grasshopper. Featured Design 4D print generative design Grasshopper home decor interior lamp Laser Sintering Lighting Michiel Cornelissen MIT polyamide Skylar Tibbits ZooM is a classic 3D printed lampshade: probably a perfect match for your dining room.

Oak & Dust: Eyewear Designed For You

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I made my CAD models in Rhino/Grasshopper. 3D Printing Featured Design cork eyewear frames glasses Grasshopper industrial design laser sintered polyamide Rhinoceros Switzerland Millions of people around the world have bad eyesight and wear glasses, so it’s no wonder that designers often take the opportunity to create beautiful, stylish and most importantly – convenient – glasses frames. Adrian Gögl is an industrial designer from Switzerland.

Adrian Gögl is the First Nominee for the i.materialise Designer of the Year Award

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3D Printing Challenges Event AmniosyA award best champion competition cork designer Designer of the year eyewear frames glasses Grasshopper industrial design jury laser sintered polyamide rank Rhinoceros Switzerland trophy winner What an exciting week! After an anonymous vote from all our jury members, we ended up with three designers for the 2014 i.materialise Designer of the Year Award.

Designer Spotlight: The Moiré Magic of Lynne MacLachlan

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I mostly use Rhino and its algorithmic plugin, Grasshopper. I am so familiar with these now I can work in an uninhibited way and also create my own personalized Grasshopper tools. Products and Design Art Designer Spotlight Grasshopper Jewelry Rhino strong and flexible“Serendipity and the happy accident have often provided the start of something good, so you’ve just got to keep designing and making.” ” – Lynne MacLachlan.

5axismaker is next generation of desktop manufacturing machines

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The company that is developing it also created open source Grasshopper script that allows programming of this 5-axis machine. I really dig this concept of five axis multi-tool! It gives you 5 axis CNC machine that includes milling and 3d printing heads, touch probe, hot wire-cutter and a special mount for custom tools. This is probably a dawn of low cost multi-axis and multi-tool digital fabrication devices.

Design of the Week: Ivania 2

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It’s our understanding that the arm was designed in Rhino3D using the Grasshopper plugin for generating the complex structures, then 3D printed in ABS plastic. This week’s selection is Evan Kuester’s Ivania 2, a prosthetic arm. Kuester is currently a student working on his Master’s degree in Architecture at the California College of the Arts. He’s recently been working in digital fabrication, focusing on generated designs, of which the Ivania 2 certainly is.

Budapest 3D Printing Days exhibitor application and 3d print design contest

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In the last 2 years, parametric | art generative 3d print studio and GigamaX 3D Printing Technology have exhibited on the show, and they also did some interesting interactive workshops about open-source 3d printing and parametric design with Grasshopper for 3d printing.

Space Weaver 3d prints ultra lightweight woven structures from carbon and fiberglass

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These categories are: Machine: frame and build plate, mechanical components, CNC gantry, electronics, and spools Programming: TinyG and Grasshopper/Firefly scripts Material Research: resin and fiber experiments Frame dimensions: 84” x 32” x 28” Build plate dimensions: 17 ½” x 19 ½” The majority of the frame was welded out of 60’ of 1” x 1” square tube carbon steel, with 1” flat bar mounting tabs.

FATHOM releases Crystallon, lattice 3D printing plugin for Rhino & Grasshopper

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FATHOM, a rapid prototyping company based in Oakland, CA and Seattle, has developed Crystallon, an open source CAD / 3D printing plugin for creating lattice structures in Rhino and Grasshopper. 3D Software

University Students Change the Game With Parametric Chess Piece Designs

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At the University of Arts in Braunschweig (HBK), students were tasked with designing a full set of chess pieces using Grasshopper , a Rhino plugin that uses parametric design, in their first-year Digital Crafting class. For those intrigued, this Tutorial Tuesday post walks us through how to get started with Grasshopper and shows more examples of parametric designs. 3D printing chess pieces is nothing new.

3D Printed VR Headset Will Mesmerize Your Eyes

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He modeled this headset in Rhinoceros and Grasshopper. The emergence of technology such as virtual reality, drones, and gadgets have always prompted a new market opportunity for designers to design custom 3D printed accessories and modifications for them. We’re always on the lookout for the coolest and eye catching 3D prints and this impressive designed 3D printed VR headset by designer Masaharu Ono caught our attention. (VR VR Headset Bloom).

Day 317 - Vaas Vase

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Technical notes, Rhino/Grasshopper flavor: I came across this model while looking for some demo Grasshopper files to use in Rhino , to use in the unlikely event that I have enough free time this summer to learn how to use either of those things. Zydac was kind enough to include the Rhino 3D file and Grasshopper script with their model. Zydac''s stunning Delta Vase model on Thingiverse, which was based on architect Van Shundel Huis'' Delta Vass piece.

Best 3D Modeling Software for Mac: 3D Printing with Mac OS

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Additionally, the well-known Rhino plugin Grasshopper is not available to Mac users for the time being. Not all 3D modeling software is available for every operating system. That’s why we compiled a list of the most popular 3D design programs for Mac users. Read on to discover the top 20! The list of the most used 3D design software for Mac (see below) is based upon our list of the 25 most popular 3D modeling programs.

Kate Szabone on Giving Jewelry Customers Creative Freedom

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We were both learning parametric design with Rhino/Grasshopper. Kate working on an algorithm in Grasshopper/Rhino. Designing in Rhino/Grasshopper is just the first step in making the parametric design. We’re huge fans of the delicately lovely (and totally unique) jewelry in Kate Szabone and her daughter Lexi’s Shapeways shop, Duet Designs.

Turning Mathematics into Colorful 3D-Printed Art

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All Francesco’s objects are the result of procedural work: they are all programmed at a very low level, using Python within Blender or Grasshopper and C++ within Rhino. Francesco de Comité is an Associate Professor in Computer Science at the University of Lille (France). He has a degree in Maths and a PhD in Computer Science, and his research focuses on the representation of mathematical concepts in real life with renders, 3D prints or ‘physical objects’.

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Turning Mathematics into Colorful 3D-Printed Art

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All Francesco’s objects are the result of procedural work: they are all programmed at a very low level, using Python within Blender or Grasshopper and C++ within Rhino. Francesco de Comité is an Associate Professor in Computer Science at the University of Lille (France). He has a degree in Maths and a PhD in Computer Science, and his research focuses on the representation of mathematical concepts in real life with renders, 3D prints or ‘physical objects’.

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The routes of the future

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Lisbon-based designer David Miguel Moreira Gonçalves has developed two electric-assist bikes , the Grasshopper and the Cruiser , for use in Portugal’s hilly capital. The Grasshopper is a foldable electric bike that can be used with a car or with public transportation,” he says. Written by Catherine Bolgar. There’s more to transportion innovation than self-driving electric vehicles.

Desirable Facial Prosthetics

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Using Rhino 5 and parametric plug-in Grasshopper, we can constantly tweak our models in simple ways to accommodate subtle facial movements. A New Zealand designer has created a way to develop highly personalized 3D printed prosthetic noses. The new approach not only provides a more attractive prosthetic for the wearer, but it also significantly optimizes the production process. Traditional facial prosthetics are expensive and take a long time to develop and fit.