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Practical Printing

3D printing expands to offer functional, everyday goods

Implications - The potential of 3D printing is being realized as the market of goods is expanded to include prosthetics, foods, everyday goods and beyond. This shift towards mass adoption of 3D printed goods targets the modern consumer whose preference for convenience and tech-savvy innovations is leading towards full lifestyle immersion.
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9 Featured, 73 Examples:
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Mar 14 — Jul 16
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Featured Examples

3D-Printed Home Organizers
3D-Printed Home Organizers
The Uook Wall Organizer by Build Republic is Customizable
Finding the right tools to organize all of the necessary gadgets and knick knacks found in the house can be difficult, not to mention unstylish at times, but the Uook Wall Organizer hopes to help.... MORE
Flexible Cellular Seating
Flexible Cellular Seating
Lilian Van Daal's 3D-Printed Chair is Inspired by Plant Cells
Dutch designer Lilian van Daal has created a prototype chair that is inspired by plant cells.The idea behind the chair is to make furniture production as eco-friendly as possible by 3D printing a... MORE
Wireless Custom Earbuds
Wireless Custom Earbuds
These 3D Printed OwnPhones Are Uniquely Designed Not to Fall Out
These custom earbuds are designed not to fall out as they are 3D printed to fit your ears perfectly. Currently seeking finances through crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, OwnPhones are also wireless.... MORE
3D Makeup Printers
3D Makeup Printers
Mink Makeup Printer Lets You Print 3D Makeup From a Regular Computer
Harvard student Grace Choi is going to be loved by makeup gurus everywhere thanks to her new invention called the Mink Makeup Printer. The printer, which is compatible with any desktop, is the first... MORE
Edible 3D Drumsticks
Edible 3D Drumsticks
This 3D KFC Drumstick Looks Edible and Delicious
3D printers have be able to create the worlds most interesting designs and now we have the 3D KFC drumstick to prove it. We can now design anything and everything, from edible oreos to candy and... MORE
play_circle_filled 3D-Printed Titanium Watches
3D-Printed Titanium Watches
The New Journeyman Watch is Mechanically Handcrafted
Vortic, a watch company based in the Fort Collins area of the state of Colorado, is launching a beautiful new titanium watch that fully embraces the ethos of 3D-printing timepiece construction.... MORE
play_circle_filled 3D Printing Food Attachments
3D Printing Food Attachments
The Discov3ry Extruder is a 3D Printer Add on That Can Print Nutella
The Discov3ry Extruder is a 3D printing food add-on that equips a machine to be able to handle way more than just plastic. By now, we know that 3D printing is capable of making some awesome... MORE
Fruit-Producing 3D Printers
Fruit-Producing 3D Printers
The 3D Fruit Printer Can Print Existing Fruits & Unique Combined Fruit
A Cambridge, UK-based design company called Dovetailed is developing a 3D fruit printer, unveiling it at the Tech Food Hack event in Cambridge. The machine was developed in partnership with... MORE
Designer 3D Printed Lamps
Designer 3D Printed Lamps
Gantri Offers Custom 3D Printed Lighting with Gallery Quality Light
This startup offering 3D printed lighting gives consumers the chance to own designer and custom lamps. Home decor company Gantri, which is currently inviting people to join their beta, provides 3D... MORE

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