London 2013

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Feature Highlight: Weird & Wonderful

December 27, 2013

There’s a lot that 3D print technology can do and make – but what about those ideas that didn’t fit into any of our larger features? We wanted to create an area of the show to accommodate the more individual 3D printed projects – and with this in mind, we created a space entitled ‘Weird & Wonderful’. Like a cabinet of curiosities, this feature exhibited a collection of work that […]

The GRABCAD challenge!

October 11, 2013

3D Printshow has teamed up with GRABCAD to challenge all of the budding designers out there: Challenge yourself to take an everyday household product you would find in the kitchen, living room or bedroom and rework it for 3D printing. Focus on making your design unique and functional. Expand your mind and try to redesign something that you wouldn’t normally think to 3D print – there’s more to the house […]

3D Printing @ Science Museum

The Science Museum has just launched an incredible exhibit covering everyone’s favourite tech: 3D Printing! We were there for the launch, with our 3 Ultimakers in tow, printing out the Science Museum staff (they’d been scanned a few weeks before!). The launch attracted a lot of press attention and we saw lots of friends from the 3D print world, including Phil Reeves (Econolyst), Richard Hague (University of Nottingham) Stuart Jackson […]

3D Printmag for Android!

September 17, 2013

You spoke, we listened! 3D Printmag Issue 2 is available IN ADVANCE for Android devices. Featuring interviews with Matthew Plummer Fernandez, Jason Lopes (legacy Effects) Andrew Dent (Faberdashery) and much more! Enjoy! http://goo.gl/IUji9A (PS – The iPad version is coming later this week – ios 7 compatible too

Life-sized dinosaur prints?

September 15, 2013

Yes, you read that correctly. We’re going to be exhibiting full-size prints of dinosaur body parts. An we’re not talking about the sort of little dinosaurs that ran around like packs of small dogs. We’re talking about T-REX-sized dinosaurs. Keep your eyes open as you enter the show… although our T Rex should be pretty hard to miss…

Weird & Wonderful

We’ve been looking around the world to try and find the most unusual, inspiring, heart-warming or just plain weird applications for 3D printing. From prosthetic feet for ducks to ornate shells for hermit crabs, 3D Printed fetuses to…. well, we can’t give it all away. You’ll just have to come check out the Weird and Wonderful section of 3D Printshow 2013.


September 14, 2013

3D Printshow London and Paris will host an incredible live Fashion show not to be missed. Our in-show catwalk will include live music, dance and one of the most exciting runways of 2013. With over 40 outstanding 3D print designers, a wide variety of performers and a catwalk filled with 3D printed shoes to full 3D printed outfits, the 3D Printshow 2013 Fashion Expereicnce is a must-see event! Click here […]

Hollywood exclusives

September 12, 2013

3D Printing has brought to life the most incredible visual effects in our summer blockbusters. From Pacific Rim to Iron Man, Real Steel to Avatar, Legacy Effects has been setting the new standard in visual effects and they’ll be bringing their incredible works to the show. So whether you’d like to stand next to Iron Man, be dwarfed by a full size Real Steel robot or grab a photo with […]

3D Printed organs

September 8, 2013

The world’s foremost authority on 3D printed organs, Anthony Atala will be delivering a global-exclusive live stream into 3D Printshow London! On Friday, 8th November at 11am, we’ll be setting up a live feed where he will discuss his research and the development of 3D printed organs since his TED talk in 2009.

The 3D Printed car!

August 31, 2013

The world’s first ever 3D printed car, The Urbee will be coming to 3D Printshow London and Paris along with it’s creator Jim Kor. Jim will be on hand to discuss the project, the incredible breakthroughs they’ve made and his plans for the amazing Urbee 2!

3D Printing Wimbledon!

June 24, 2013

3D printshow has been invited by IBM to attend Wimbledon as their most hi-tech guests! We’ll be creating 3D prints of personalised trophies designed for each of the top 32 mens and womens players. Using realtime data on players, stats and scores, we’ll be keeping track of Wimbledon as it progresses and printing trophies throughout each day to reflect that. If you’re going to Wimbledon, come visit us! Big thank […]

Free 3D Printers for schools!

June 22, 2013

3D Printshow are supporting the growth and education of young people across the UK, Europe and the USA by reserving an entire morning at each show exclusively for schools. The 3D Printshow Education Session (London: Fri 8th Nov) (Paris: Fri 15th), (NYC: date tbc) features content developed specifically to engage and stimulate young minds. Along with the amazing future-tech on display, it’s packed with an incredible lineup of interactive workshops, with topics […]

3D Printshow Goes Global!

Promising to showcase all of the newest and most exciting developments in 3D Printing, the world’s most talked about future-technology, 3D Printshow, is proud to announce three new events: 3D Printshow London 2013 @ The Business Design Centre, Islington,  7-9th Nov 3D Printshow Paris 2013 @ Carrousel Du Louvre, 15-16th Nov 3D Printshow New York 2014 @ Metropolitan Pavilion, 13 – 15th Feb 3D Printshow invites attendees will enjoy live demonstrations, […]

3D Printshow Paris site live!

June 18, 2013

The 3D Printshow Paris site is now live, complete with full show information on our incredible show in the French capital both in English and in French. So whether you’re a native French speaker who wants to know more about your show or an English speaker who wants to travel to the style capital of the world to see 3D printing in action, it’s all here!

Bringing History to life!

May 11, 2013

3D Printshow will be bringing their incredible tech to this year’s Museums & Heritage show on 15 & 16 May at the Olympia, London. We’ll be showing examples of how modern archaeologists have been using additive processes to bring history to life. From 3D printed fossils to putting 3D scans of dig sites online, 3D printing is set to change how we interact with our past. (Image credit: Cosmo Wenman)


March 26, 2013

We’re extremely excited to have been offered a complimentary space at this year’s show. 3D Printshow will be exhibiting at The Gadget Show Live 2013, 3 – 7 April at the NEC, Birmingham, bringing 3D printing to the masses! We’ll be exhibiting with Denford and Makerbot and we’ve been invited to feature in the theatre show!

3D Printshow in the LA Times

3D Printshow founder Kerry Hogarth was recently interviewed by the LA Times. Alongside designer Neri Oxman and artists Joshua Harker and Bathsheba Grossman, Kerry discussed the impact 3D printing is having on the world of art and design. You can read the full article online by clicking here.

ARTS applications have started!

March 8, 2013

For 3D Printshow 2013, we’re developing our arts content with a vision that goes far beyond anything the world has seen. 3D Printshow: ARTS 2013 has started accepting applications from artists, designers and architects who wish to have their works featured in our London and Paris shows. From the work we’ve already seen, they’re going to be incredible! We’ll be hosting our 2013 ARTS gallery, with a number of reserved […]

Awards page live!

Our 3D Printshow 2013 Awards page is now live! It’s packed with information: What the awards are about, why we’re doing them and what you can expect from the show at our incredible venue,  The H.A.C. Full details of the categories and how you can vote will be online very soon…

3D Printshow: ARTS

February 14, 2013

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN In 2012, we hosted the world’s largest gallery of 3D printed art. This year, we’re developing our arts content with a vision that goes far beyond anything the world has seen. 3D Printshow: ARTS 2013 is now accepting applications from artists, designers and architects who wish to have their works featured in our London and Paris shows. We’ll be hosting not only a gallery, but also a number […]


February 11, 2013

3D PRINTSHOW COMES TO THE BUSINESS DESIGN CENTRE This year, 3D Printshow London comes to The Business Design Centre, Islington on November 7th, 8th and 9th. One of London’s premier venues, the BDC represents a huge leap forward for the show and means that this year we’ll have more of…. everything! More exhibitors, more features, more cutting-edge tech and more incredible 3D printed creations! Follow our news and updates for further information…


February 10, 2013

SHOWS PROMISE ‘BIGGER AND BETTER’ Fast forward to November 2013: The Business Design Centre, Islington & our exclusive new Paris show at Carrousel Du Louvre. This year’s shows will allow us to present more exhibitors, larger and more ambitious show features, a 500-seater auditorium, larger galleries and more interactive areas. In short, we plan to build on the success of 2012 with shows that are bigger and better in every way. […]