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Autodesk sponsor 3D Printshow Paris

24.09.2014

3D Printshow is thrilled to announce Autodesk as Show SPonsor for 3D Printshow Paris 2014, taking place at Le Carrousel du Louvre on the 17 & 18 October 2014. Another 3D Printshow, another group of seriously awesome contributors. With our second Paris event just around the corner (17 + 18... View Article

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Roos Meerman: combinations

19.09.2014

Roos Meerman’s combination of 3D printing and glass blowing techniques makes for some truly original design. The combination of different techniques and traditions has always been a critical part of creative development. 3D printing has not only introduced a variety of new making methodologies, but also stands as an original... View Article

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Ogilvy Labs Day

18.09.2014

Hyped trends continue to pave the way for fascinating discussion – and despite the danger of over-exaggerating certain aspects or elements of future tech, there are important innovations being made towards new, digital and connected ways of life. There’s no doubt that 3D printing has suffered the affliction of all... View Article

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3DPS London: behind the scenes

17.09.2014

Catch up with some of the team’s favourite moments from 3D Printshow London. It’s more than safe to say that 3D Printshow London 2014, which took place on the 4, 5 and 6 September, was a success. With over 60 exhibitors, thousands of attendees and a whole load of 3D... View Article

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Daniel Hildrup: product design

17.09.2014

Product Design has always been informed by the tools, materials and processes it employs – and 3D printing as a medium within such a discipline is no exception. Translating ideas and interests into physical objects and products is something that will always be an important way to make sense of... View Article

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MakersCafe London

16.09.2014

There’s more then an industrial space for 3D printing technology – there’s a social space for it. Here at 3D Printshow, we’re always fascinated and and amazed by how the tech manages to transcend discipline and field of interest, however, there’s also something really inspiring about how 3D printing facilitates... View Article

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3D Printshow London 2014

11.09.2014

After having produced three separate events since last year’s 3D Printshow London, we knew that this year’s flagship, home city event had to be a knock out – and after months of planning, we were thrilled to be able to present the show last week. Set in a Grade II... View Article

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be3D: affordable & comfortable

01.09.2014

One thing that we love here at 3D Printshow is how the technology and the global 3D printing community can often find a way to transcend geographical location. Our event stands as a platform to present the technology, but on another level, it also offers an incredible opportunity for people... View Article

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Learning 3D printing with miniFactory

22.08.2014

Working to develop 3D printing hardware solutions is one thing – but how can initiatives be created to support new users to 3D printers? One of 3D Printshow’s most interesting exhibitors is miniFactory – the Finnish company specialising in consumer class 3D printers. Along with their hardware, what’s especially interesting... View Article

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Ultimaker: An Open Source Philosophy

21.08.2014

There are all sorts of values attached to the world of desktop printing. The technology’s ability to empower groups and individuals around the world is certainly a driving force in the development of 3D printing’s popularity, but without the right platform, there’s no way that people could be doing what... View Article

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3D Control Systems: enabling creation

19.08.2014

It’s amazing how much an open source structure enables creativity, but sometimes the only thing at threat is the protection of the original ideas that 3D printing can facilitate. This theme is something that we’ve been exploring across a number of our events and conferences – an example of which... View Article

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Tinkerine: product and service

12.08.2014

As the industry continues to develop and introduce better and better technology, its easy to concentrate on the 3D printers that are being introduced into the market rather than considering the market itself. The desktop machines that are presented as everyday consumer items stand for some incredible innovation – but... View Article

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SOLID: 3D printed titanium bicycle

12.08.2014

For passionate commuters who rely on their bicycles to get from a to b, a custom titanium frame is in many ways the dream. As is clear from its application across global industries, 3D printing is a perfect solution for those wanting to manufacture a tailor-made product: from aesthetic considerations... View Article

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Sharebot’s Kiwi3D Printer

31.07.2014

Regardless of professional level, investing in a 3D printer is always carefully considered by whoever is interested in buying it. Price range variations can be huge – from the affordable Kickstarter promises of start-up printer manufacturers, right through to the most popular four-figure machines. With this in mind, users and... View Article

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Emerging Objects

24.07.2014

3D printing MAKE-tank Emerging Objects work from the belief that ’3D printing is the medium where good ideas become real’. As the mantra suggests, 3D printing has already started to facilitate the creation of spaces that before now could exist as a ‘good idea’ and nothing more -┬á and it’s... View Article

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Photizo Group: 3D printing survey

18.07.2014

Tracking the progression of 3D printing through its users has become increasingly important over the last couple of years. Many of the systems, products and services being developed by 3D printing companies all over the world are really starting to pay attention to what users what and how consumers use.... View Article

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Design Reality’s Goggle Project

17.07.2014

Having an idea and then making it a reality overnight is really exciting. While people have always been able to create, there’s no denying that 3D printing has made making very easy and incredibly quick – and this ability to rapidly prototype has always been 3D printing’s key strength in... View Article

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Choc Edge: Printing with Chocolate

10.07.2014

If you’re at all partial to learning about new technology, then you’ll probably be interested in that technology’s edible products – especially when it’s a custom-shaped chocolate. 3D printing has been a medium for creation with a huge variety of different materials, and for all sorts of reasons, the media... View Article

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The Uformit Internship

09.07.2014

The 3D printing community and industry has already offered all sorts of global opportunities for a huge variety of people. From enthusiastic start-ups to established businesses trying something new, it would seem that this technology knows no bounds – both in terms of application and occupation. With this in mind,... View Article

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3D printing paintings by Prixel

03.07.2014

In all sorts of original ways, 3D print technology is managing to support and develop discourse within cultural history, art history and museum studies. The digitisation of collections has been an important issues within such areas for many years. But only now is the true potential of 3D scanning and... View Article

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Definitions: The 3D Weaver

01.07.2014

The further it’s popularity develops, the more the definition of what 3D printing actually is varies. We’ve looked into different kinds of projects before on the blog – specifically with regards to the production of textiles. However, more and more projects are getting picked up by the online press as... View Article

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IRL : Unidentified Fabulous Objects

26.06.2014

Despite being a seemingly endless (and permanently relevant) subject explored by artists across a variety of mediums, the tension between physical and digital has never looked so good. Unidentified Fabulous Objects is the name of artistic collective Pussykrew‘s blog, which focuses on their stunning 3D print projects – many of... View Article

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The 3D Printshow Global Awards 2014

25.06.2014

Creating a platform for 3D printing is one of our most important aims at 3D Printshow. Exhibiting the technology on the show floor is an essential way to illustrate the developments being made within the industry – and our feature galleries stand as areas which can inspire by demonstrating what’s... View Article

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Akemake: the design gang

25.06.2014

Sometimes, choosing your 3D printer can be easier than choosing what to print. If you’re inspired by the idea of producing your own objects – but have no idea what to actually make, then have no fear. Akemake have got you covered with a selection of beatifully designed, fully 3D... View Article

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barack obama and 3d printing

24.06.2014

Recognising the meaning behind making is an essential part of progression – and this week, the concept was wholeheartedly embraced through The White House Maker Faire, hosted by US President Barak Obama. His support of American manufacture and local industry has resulted in the opening of various high-tech production hubs... View Article

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3D Printing goes Analog

19.06.2014

Throughout our more creative, design-focused feature galleries at 3D Printshow events, similar conversations always come about. Regardless of the project or the product, an apparent tension between cutting edge technology and personal, hand-made craft is often discussed. Should traditional techniques and materials combine with 3D printing, and can the outcome... View Article

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Stratasys: Press & Content Sponsor

18.06.2014

The 3D Printshow team are extremely excited to be working with Stratasys, who will be the Content & Press Sponsor for 3D Printshow London and Paris 2014. Content is essential to our show. In addition to our brilliant exhibitors, we research, hand select, support and curate some of our favourite... View Article

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3D Printshow at Men’s Fashion Week

17.06.2014

London is known by many as the fashion capitol of the world – and more and more recently, fashion’s collaboration with technology has resulted in some incredibly exciting projects within both fields. London Collections: Men – otherwise known as Men’s Fashion week or LC:M – has taken place over the... View Article

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Stratasys & Robocop in New York

17.06.2014

There were plenty of 3D printed outfits on show at 3D Printshow New York in February this year – but for some, the most memorable suit wasn’t to be found in the 3D Printshow Fashion House. We’ve just come across this awesome video from Stratasys, which explains the use of... View Article

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Gender issues in 3D Printing

17.06.2014

3D printed, wearable fashion is something that many people are excited about. The suggestion that garments could be completely printed to fit an exact body measurement is an amazing prospect – but in most circumstances, isn’t yet a reality. With this in mind, many of the 3D printed wearable pieces... View Article

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