Accessible 3D Printing

3D printing is beginning to emerge into the commercial marketplace

Implications - 3D printing offers much to the design world by way of greater precision, affordable manufacturing and efficient delivery. When it comes to designing and furnishing their homes, consumers are relishing in the possibilities of bespoke construction. Using 3D printed technology, brands are able to take advantage of an exciting design climate by offering experiential, functional pieces that work with consumers' specific aesthetic preferences. This shift not only signifies opportunity for design brands, but more importantly, an increasing consumer demand for affordable, customized goods.
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3D-Printed Hardware - This Partnership Shows Off Makerbot 3D-Printed Home Depot Tools & Hardware
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3D-Printed Hardware
This Partnership Shows Off Makerbot 3D-Printed Home Depot Tools & Hardware
On top of to selling MakerBot 3D printers in its stores, you can now also find an assortment of 3D printed Home Depot tools. The Home Depot and MakerBot partnership is a perfect one for those who... [More]
3D Printing Stations - Staples Teams Up with 3D Systems to Offer 3D-Printing In-Store
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3D Printing Stations
Staples Teams Up with 3D Systems to Offer 3D-Printing In-Store
While there are few 3D printing stores or labs that are open to the masses, Staples partnered up with 3D Systems in order to bring DIY print stations to its New York and Los Angeles locations.... [More]
3D Printing Shops - Copenhagen's 3D Printhuset Makes 3D Printing Accessible to All
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3D Printing Shops
Copenhagen's 3D Printhuset Makes 3D Printing Accessible to All
Rather than being a place where you can walk in and purchase something off of a shelf,  this 3D printing shop in downtown Copenhagen provides equipment for people to create their own goods from... [More]
3D Printing Labs - Israel's Fab Lab Makes 3D Printing Accessible to the Public
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3D Printing Labs
Israel's Fab Lab Makes 3D Printing Accessible to the Public
3D printing is an awe-inspiring emerging technology, but 3D printers have not yet become a household item—until that time, there’s the Fab Lab in Israel, which makes this technology... [More]
Accessible 3D Printing Software - The Leopoly App Expands to Expands to Schools and Businesses
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Accessible 3D Printing Software
The Leopoly App Expands to Expands to Schools and Businesses
Leopoly is a 3D printable modeling app that addresses one of the biggest hurdles this technology has when it comes to being a staple in any and all industries. Leopoly provides the necessary... [More]