A new Android app permits children (and adults) to create 3D robot models suitable for 3D printing with an unusual approach.
Ask someone to think of a 3D-printed object, and chances are they’ll picture something hard … or perhaps rubbery . Thanks to new technology developed by Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research Pittsburgh, however, it’s now possible to make soft and fuzzy 3D-printed items, using yarn instead of plastic or resin. Among the first items to be created were little felt teddy bears
ZooM is a classic 3D printed lampshade: probably a perfect match for your dining room. But if you order it from our online shop, you will receive a box with a 3D printed flat pentagon inside
There’s a gallery of images available that demonstrate the process of lost-PLA casting to create a metal object using 3D printing. Let’s first explain the “lost-PLA” process. The idea is to do the following:
Like most of you, we like to watch 3D prints happen. There’s something magical about seeing a real object appear out of, apparently, thin air.
A Creative Tradition Meets 3D Printing The ability to print 3D models has inspired everyone artists, engineers, and even kids to explore new dimensions of expression. And it’s no wonder we want to paint them too.
3D Systems announced not one, but two edible food 3D printers last week, creating an entirely new genre of commercial 3D printing.
As a wise philosopher once said, we are living in a material world. While virtual objects are great, there’s something amazing about being able to hold something in your hand. And now the Leap Motion let’s you do just that
An Inventive Experience Writers bring things to life in readers’ imaginations, but can a writer make things come alive in 3D? That was Carla Diana ’s goal when she published her first children’s book, Leo the Maker Prince , which is for sale at the MakerBot Retail Store . It features Leo, a walking, talking robot who can 3D print any object
Want to redecorate your student room? Already tried your favorite movie posters, photos of your buddies and souvenirs from your latest trips but there’s still a little something missing? We launching a new contest on Studyka platform to help you do just that.