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Get Inspired: 3D Printing

Rael San Fratello

Rael San Fratello

The architectural duo behind Rael San Fratello fashions itself as an atelier that is engaged in a conversation with the practice of its field.

New Balance + formlabs

New Balance + formlabs

By partnering with formlabs, a longstanding pioneer in 3D printers, high end materials and professional software, New Balance has been able to start sprinting down a new path in product development.

Lund University

Lund University

Lund University details the pioneering work in the overlapping worlds of 3D printing and instrument design that Olaf Diegel has been steeped in over the last several years at Malmö Academy of Music.

Budmen Industries

Budmen Industries

All around the world, makers are deploying their skills and technologies to help with the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. CNN profiles one couple, Stephanie Keef + Isaac Budmen who have transformed their home-based 3D printing business.

Tactile Astronomy

Tactile Astronomy

Dr Nicolas Bonne at the University of Portsmouth is helping not only himself but others who are captivated by astronomy study the cosmos without relying on vision alone.

IKEA

IKEA

Starting out with an in-store hack-a-thon, IKEA Israel launched the ThisAbles project to make its most popular products more usable for customers with disabilities.

MX3D

MX3D

The Times visits Dutch design firm, MX3D to learn more about the 3D printed, stainless steel pedestrian bridge they have designed to span the Oudezijds Achterburgwal canal in their home city, Amsterdam.

Food Ink

Food Ink

Opened in London’s Shoreditch neighborhood in late 2016, the Food Ink restaurant concept invites diners to sample innovative recipes – that are 3D printed at their table, on demand.

GM

GM

Autodesk visits the Director of Additive Design and Manufacturing at General Motors to learn how new tools are pushing the bounds on what parts can look like by allowing human designers to reach beyond their imagination through partnering with A.I.

Proximity Designs

Proximity Designs

Radio Free Asia profiles how non-profit company Proximity Designs creates highly affordable, 3D printed parts for irrigation systems that are sorely lacking for farmers in rural Myanmar.

ICON

ICON

New Story takes us on-site in Austin, Texas where their partner, ICON has just 3D printed the first of its homes intended for the developing world. The units, which take less than 24 hours to complete, are projected to cost around $4,000.

Björk

Björk

For her “Black Lake” video from 2015’s Vulnicura album, musician and multi-hyphenate Björk called upon Autodesk to design the 3D printed elements of her dramatic costumes and landscapes.