Along with Home Depot’s recent 3D printing news, Amazon has, of course, decided to take a piece of the customized 3D-printed pie. And it actually looks really cool. Consumers can now customize 3D-printed goods in terms of size, color, material and design. Products include jewelry, electronics, toys, games, phone cases, home decor, and heck even little bobbleheads!
It’s interesting how the recent boom of affordable 3D printers has uncovered how ridiculously expensive medical prosthetics truly are. Not a week goes by without reading some story about how people created a prosthetic limb to benefit one in need. In fact, the amazing successes of medical 3D printing makes is easy to forget how 3D printing is also for fun and creativity.
Since Grace Choi announced the development of her Mink 3D makeup printer, I’ve been dreaming for days at a time about how much money I’m going to save and all the vacations I’m going to take with it when I finally get my hands on one. In an obsession-induced frenzy, I’ve calculated exactly how much money the more »
Now that I know I can probably afford a 3D printer at some point in the future, my mind is already wandering to the many things i could 3D print at my leisure. And as a self-obsessed narcissist, most of them involve 3D printed models of myself. That being said, here’s a list of 10 things I would 3D print myself as if I had the Mod T printer.
If the thought of robots being 3D printed in every home gives you the I, Robot fear shivers, you might want to move on to an article about beaches and summer reading. If not, continue at your own risk! The robots are coming! While Intel’s new 3D printed robots are not as scary as the ones Google and other companies are acquiring, it is still a robot. And this robot is adorable and named Jimmy! How can you be scared of a robot named Jimmy?
Two weeks ago I went to Sephora and dropped $280 on makeup. I do this regularly at Sephora because I’m passionate about makeup and the internet community it’s created. I also take my physical appearance very seriously because if I do it right, I get free shiz. Grace Choi likes makeup, too. She likes it more »
Here’s what’s been going on in the world of 3D printing over the last week.
Here’s what’s going on in the world of 3D printing today.
Get ready to be amazed by the latest developments in 3D printing. Lots of video!
Architectural designer Francis Bitoni has created a 3D printed dress on MakerBot, available now on Thingiverse
There’s been a lot of talk lately about the future of clothing design and the possibility of printing fashion from home. We’ve been hypothesizing how long it would be until 3D printing was there and apparently the answer was… it already is.
3D printed food is all the rage this year. At CES, there was 3D printed chocolate on display in the 3D printing sector, and South by Southwest is treating attendees to some 3D printed yum yums too. Yes, I did just say yum yums.
The good folks at Dunder Mifflin would have enjoyed this news: Staples intends to close 225 stores — about 12 percent of its total number. Can 3D printing save the chain?