D-Shape to 3D Print Entire Luxury Estate in New York

3D Printing Industry

The D-Shape as a new-age building tool, points towards the future of construction, shifting away from the building culture of steel and portland cement, and shrinking the gap between computer design technology and manufacturing. By Tarun Tampi.

OSU Researchers Discuss Sustainability in Additive Manufacturing and New Sustainable Development Methodology

Additive Manufacturing

Researchers at Oregon State University ( OSU ) have developed a new “sustainable development methodology” to help designers and engineers evaluate product and process sustainability factors during the design process.

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LAIKA is Animating Life with the Help of 3D Printing Technology

Stratasys Blog for a 3D World

Invention, innovation and adaptation are said to all be creative processes that that apply exiting solutions, techniques or products to new scenarios or changed conditions.

This Little Bowl Makes a Big Impact

Shapeways Blog

I used Shapeways in the prototyping process and its SLS Nylon printers will be what create the final mold master that every South Bowl will be patterned after.” From NYC to Pittsburgh to Portland, the South Bowl is an American endeavor that does good for the entire world.

adidas Makes First 3D Shoe Available for Purchase with Exclusive Drop

Additive Manufacturing

Portland, Ore. The 3D Runner also features a 3D printed heel counter, which is integrated into the midsole and avoids the typical process of gluing or stitching. Limited number of 3D Runner pairs to go on sale on December 15 via Confirmed in New York.

3D Printing and the Tiny House Movement in the US


Urban cities like: San Francisco , Portland and Seattle have all been featured for their tiny houses. The Tiny House Movement has been gaining steam in the U.S. & & parts of Europe for the past couple years.

GE Additive – Amplifying Additive’s Potential in Orthopedics

Additive Manufacturing

Each design has a different lattice structure to demonstrate capability of process. Software tools utilized for the process include Autodesk Within Medical and nTopology (Photo: Amplifying Additive, GEADCS002).

Designer Spotlight: Chip Van Gilder

Shapeways Blog

I heard about the 3D printing process and started researching the various machines and their capacities. Chip is also participating in the National Model Railroad Association Convention this week in Portland, OR until August 30–stop by and say hello if you’re in the area.

Designer Spotlight: David Ambrose

Shapeways Blog

Read more about his process below. I started my little company while living in Portland, Oregon, but am currently living in Orange County, California. I also developed a deep love for Beer while living in Portland and started brewing my own.

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Building A Hardware Startup Outside of a Major Tech Hub

3D Innovations

If you are in the middle of a tech hub you may not realize that people in, say, Tampa or Portland aren’t as tech-savvy as your neighbors. Maybe you know a local manufacturer that can help explain the manufacturing process to you and make introductions for you with their contacts.

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3D Printing & Aerospace: check out our staff picks!


The Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science at Portland State University designed the perfect cup for this situation: the Zero-G espresso cups. Aerospace and 3D Printing are made for each other and NASA and European Space Agencies are demonstrating this almost every week.

The Inside Track for Transport Designers

3D Perspectives

Instead, design needs to optimize processes such as more efficient fare-collection machines, and information technology that provides precise arrival information, he says. Written by Catherine Bolgar.

MakerBot: The Oregon Pint Runneth Over

Additive Manufacturing

With roots in Portland, North Drinkware founders Nic Ramirez, Matt Capozzi, and Leigh Capozzi wanted to showcase the things that they — and most Oregonians — love about their state, specifically craft beer and lush mountains. By Nicole Caputo, MakerBot Stories.

Design Museum Portland Rapid Jewelry exhibition showcases stunning 3D printed jewelry


While the pieces are made to be worn, their design process is often one which requires honed design and CAD skills and the pieces themselves often reflect conceptual and artistic ideas. In following with this train of thought, of 3D printed fashions being art, the Design Museum Portland has launched their most recent exhibition, Rapid Jewelry, which consists of a collection of 21 stunning pieces of 3D printed jewelry from across the world.

Oregon State University-Additive Manufacturing Could Greatly Improve Diabetes Management

Additive Manufacturing

From an engineering perspective, the new approach is more precise, less intrusive, uses fewer processing steps, avoids waste and costs less. A patent has been applied for on the technology by OSU and Pacific Diabetes Technologies of Portland, Ore.,

DIMENSIONEXT: The Art Of 3D Printing: From STEM to STEAM.


Notable examples include the DREAM project for Developing Reading Education with Arts Methods, and the Right Brain Initiative out of Portland Oregon, one of the biggest efforts in North America to integrate the Arts into what has become the mainstream. Pages. SECTOR NEWS. REPORTS. REVIEWS.

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U.S. Manufacturing is Building up a Head of Steam

Design 2 Part News

A lot of the process industries use a lot of power,” he said. BSI), Portland, Oregon, said in a written response to a D2P survey that BSI has been enhancing its in-house manufacturing capability to meet rising consumer demand for American-made products.

Make your own ultrasonic 3D print polisher with acetone and an air humidifier


Michael Graham, 27, an engineer from Portland, Oregon, has designed an ultrasonic 3D print polisher, sharing the building process on Instructables.

Wire-feed additive manufacturing might be the future of metal-based 3D printing


Of all of the areas that have seen a lot of attention in the additive manufacturing space, the use of metal in the additive manufacturing process has not seen nearly enough attention as it should be.