What can you do with 3D printing ?
3D printing allows designers to manufacture whatever they invent. Obtaining prototypes identical to those made in the traditional way is much more economical with 3D printing, as you cut the high costs of creating a mould. According to Wohlers Associ... Read More
Design of the Week : Okazaki Zyou
This week’s design was created by 3D artist Noboru. This Great Gate – Okazaki Zyou – is a beautiful structure, and the 3D model of it is artfully designed. I discovered this model while browsing Google Warehouse, Google’s gallery of 3D objects, and u... Read More
Sculpteo : precious ally of poker players
Custom-made card guards and lucky charms are the kind of items we receive orders for from hardcore poker players. Two of them have posted articles to share their designs – Stefal Poker Blog – the life of a poker fan and lover of words … – BlacKKings ... Read More
iClone: Give life to your architecture
The team at Reallusion (creators of iClone) recently launched a competition called “Bring your Architecture to Life”. The goal is to use SketchUp and iClone to create the most attractive architectural rendering. Prizes include an iPad, a Sony Cyber-s... Read More
Metal 3D printing is much more complex and specific than regular 3D printing. Thermal constraints, technologies, design rules and many other subjects are covered by this complete metal 3D printing guide....
Design of the week – the Great Pyramid of Giza
The Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Cheops, or Khufu) was built in 2570 BC, 4579 years ago. It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in Giza. It is also the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the only one to ... Read More
3DVF Alice in Wonderland Competition – Interview
We have collected the impressions of Thibaut Claeys, winner of a 3D print of his work. Could you briefly describe how you got the idea for your model, based on the suggested theme? The idea was simple enough: I kept the concept of the blue caterpilla... Read More
Design of the Week – Sora and his keyblade
Sora is the protagonist of Kingdom Hearts, a series of video games developed by Square Enix in collaboration with Disney. Sora is a teenager who lives on Destiny Island with his best friends Riku and Kairi. He is chosen to receive the Keyblade, a key... Read More
Design of the week – The impossible triangle
This week’s feature is “The impossible triangle”, an object modeled by Patrick Emin, founder of the CADxp and ExMateria websites. Mathematicians among you will surely have recognized this variation of the Penrose triangle, also known as the Penrose T... Read More
Are you willing to learn more about this technology, the process of creation and the way to develop a business around it? It relies only on you and, maybe a little push with this guide to help you find the good training for you. In this last volume o... Download
3D Color Printing : How does it work ?
3D printing is a form of additive fabrication technology that is used to create physical objects layer upon layer. The object itself must first be modeled with 3D CAD software such as SolidWorks, Maya, Sketchup, Blender and so on. Zcorp’s ZPrinter 65... Read More
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