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100 Sustainable 3D-Printing Techniques

From 3D-Printed Human Corneas to Reactive Printed Robots

— October 2, 2018 — Autos
Companies across all industries are making use of 3D-printing techniques. From making the product more affordable and sustainable to experimenting with new types of materials, the technology has definitely become a favorite across the board.

The usage is vast. In architecture, for example, Emerging Objects is utilizing 3D-printing techniques to establish a relationship between technology and sustainability. Moreover, the resulting lush structures are affordable.

BigRep, on the other hand, is a product that harnesses 3D-printing to make flat tires obsolete. Cutting down maintenance times, the process of manufacturing produces airless components for one's bike.

Aside from the commercial and creative uses, 3D-printing techniques are incredibly important for the health and medical industry. Researchers and developers have been improving the quality of life for many with the manufacturing tech innovation through things like in vitro ear regeneration, custom printed bandages, 3D-printed human corneas and more.
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Reactive Printed Robots
Reactive Printed Robots
KIST's Humanoid Robot Responds to Music and Mimics Human Emotions
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99
3D-Printed Bone Kits
3D-Printed Bone Kits
Allevi's Hyperelastic Bone Can be Purchased for Medical Research
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98
3D-Printed Folding Lamps
3D-Printed Folding Lamps
Leon Laskowski Designs the ALL IN Lamp Completely Using Only 3D Printing
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97
3D-Printed Camping Stoves
3D-Printed Camping Stoves
ETH Zurich's 'peakBoil' Stove Offers Enhanced Wind Protection
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96
Origami-Inspired Underwater Robots
Origami-Inspired Underwater Robots
The Rotary Actuated Dodecahedron Safely Captures and Releases
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95
3D Print-Remixing Software
3D Print-Remixing Software
'Grafter' Creates 3D-Printed Mechanical Creations from Different Parts
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94
Engineless 3D-Printed Submarines
Engineless 3D-Printed Submarines
ETH Zurich Developed a Submarine That Gets Around By Paddling
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93
3D-Printed Human Corneas
3D-Printed Human Corneas
Researchers Have Developed Bio-Ink That Can Be Shaped into Human Corneas
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92
Anti-Fungal Printed Dentures
Anti-Fungal Printed Dentures
These 3D-Printed Dentures Feature Infection-Fighting Medication
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91
Customizable 3D-Printed Mannequins
Customizable 3D-Printed Mannequins
Functional Art is Taken to a New Level with These Designs
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90
AI Orb Companions
AI Orb Companions
IBM and Airbus Created the 3D-Printed 'CIMON' to Assist Astronauts in Space
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Lightweight 3D-Printed Sneakers
Lightweight 3D-Printed Sneakers
Nike's Zoom VaporFly Elite Flyprint Shoes are Its Fastest Runners
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88
Crawling Printed Robots
Crawling Printed Robots
Hiroshi Sugihara's 'Ready to Crawl' Robots Were Printed as Single Pieces
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87
3D-Printed eSports Chairs
3D-Printed eSports Chairs
IKEA, Unyq & Area Academy Created a Customizable Gaming Chair Design
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86
Dystopian 3D-Printed Chairs
Dystopian 3D-Printed Chairs
Nagami's Debut Furniture Takes Design Cues from Aldous Huxley
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85
3D-Printed EV Parts
3D-Printed EV Parts
General Motors and Autodesk Inc Will Use 3D Printing for Electric Batteries
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3D-Printed Bicycle Helmets
3D-Printed Bicycle Helmets
The Customizable Kupol Helmet Has Over 100 Internal OKTOPUS Pods
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83
3D-Printed Training Masks
3D-Printed Training Masks
Modla's Training Mask Shows Off the Innovative Reebox Flexweave Material
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82
3D-Printed Porcelain Vases
3D-Printed Porcelain Vases
Olivier Van Herpt Designed the Blue and White Series for galerie VIVID
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81
Rapidly 3D-Printed Dentures
Rapidly 3D-Printed Dentures
Porimy's 3D Printer Can Create a Custom Pair of Dentures in a Week
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80
Intricate 3D-Printed Faucets
Intricate 3D-Printed Faucets
Webert's 3D Printed Faucets Arrive in a Variety of Shapes and Forms
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79
3D-Printed Audio Equipment
3D-Printed Audio Equipment
The HW Audio In-Ear Monitors Offer a Customized Fit
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78
Accessible 3D-Printed Glasses
Accessible 3D-Printed Glasses
GlassesUSA.com is Now Sharing 3D Printed Glasses Files for Free
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77
Asymmetrical Geometry Shower Heads
Asymmetrical Geometry Shower Heads
The '3D Shower' by Duratex is 3D-Printed for a Modern Aesthetic
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76
In Vitro Ear Regeneration
In Vitro Ear Regeneration
New Ears Have Been Grown in 3D-Printed Molds for Kids Born with Microtia
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3D-Printed Plastic Stethoscopes
3D-Printed Plastic Stethoscopes
This Stethoscope Can Be 3D-Printed In Only Three Hours
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Planet-Inspired Table Lights
Planet-Inspired Table Lights
Quirino Designed the Rotating Minimal Orbit Light for Gantri
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3D-Printed Designer Figurines
3D-Printed Designer Figurines
Pinar Yoldas Draws Inspiration from Greek Gods and Goddesses
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72
3D-Printed Decor Objects
3D-Printed Decor Objects
UAU Project Produces Useful and Sculptural Designs for the Household
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71
Custom-Printed Bandages
Custom-Printed Bandages
Temple University Developed a Method for Making 3D-Printed Bandages
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70
3D-Printed Amphibious Garments
3D-Printed Amphibious Garments
The Amphibio Functions Like a Set of 3D-Printed Gills
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69
Affordable Audiophile Headphones
Affordable Audiophile Headphones
The Brainwavz B200 In-Ear Headphones Feature 3D-Printed Bodies
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68
Woven 3D-Printed Benches
Woven 3D-Printed Benches
Studio 7.5 and XstreeE Collaborate on a Line of Modern Concrete Benches
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67
AR-Controlled 3D Printers
AR-Controlled 3D Printers
The Robotic Modeling Assistant Combines AR With Robotic 3D Printing
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3D-Printed Transparent Garden Pavilions
3D-Printed Transparent Garden Pavilions
AZL Architects Promote Sustainable Development with Design
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3D-Printed Track Lighting
3D-Printed Track Lighting
LimeLite's 'On Track' Range Transforms Energy-Efficient Lighting Systems
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64
Ancient Tool-Referencing Tableware
Ancient Tool-Referencing Tableware
Gianmaria Della Ratta's Unqiue Mutatio Project is 3D-Printed
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Bespoke 3D-Printed Gold
Bespoke 3D-Printed Gold
The Precious Project Produces Custom 3D Printed Jewelry in the UK
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3D Selfie-Printing Studios
3D Selfie-Printing Studios
Toronto's Selftraits Creates Custom Hyperrealistic Figures
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Luxe 3D-Printed Mascara Wands
Luxe 3D-Printed Mascara Wands
Chanel's Maquillage Mascara is Precise and Effective
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60
3D-Printed Edibles
3D-Printed Edibles
'Potent Rope' is an Edible Cannabis Filament for 3D Printing
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3D-Printed Incense Holders
3D-Printed Incense Holders
Lukas Peet's Modern Incense Holder Was Created by 3D Printing
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3D-Printed Electric Cars
3D-Printed Electric Cars
The LSEV is Designed For Mass Production and Distribution
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3D-Printed Volleyball Shoes
3D-Printed Volleyball Shoes
Peak Sport Created Shoes for the China Volleyball League All-Star Game
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3D Printing Design Exhibits
3D Printing Design Exhibits
The ÉCAL Digital Market Examines Mass Production in Design
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Dissolvable Micro-Needles
Dissolvable Micro-Needles
Researchers Have Developed a 3D-Printed Dissolving Microneedle Array
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3D-Printed Measuring Cubes
3D-Printed Measuring Cubes
This Unique Measuring Utensil Combines Multiple Tools Into One Form
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3D-Printed Lantern Lights
3D-Printed Lantern Lights
The 'Balloon' Lamp Light Has a Smooth, Geometric Finish
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3D-Printed Neon Cakes
3D-Printed Neon Cakes
Budmen Industries’ Techno Test Kitchen Makes 'Neon Nom Noms'
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Fashion-Forward 3D-Printing Techniques
Fashion-Forward 3D-Printing Techniques
Lingxiao Luo's 3D-Printed Knitwear is Colorful & Whimsical
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3D-Printed Turntables
3D-Printed Turntables
The Logigram Turntable Blends Analog Audio With 3D Printed Design
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Behemoth Construction 3D Printers
Behemoth Construction 3D Printers
This 3D Printer Can Construct Six-Storey Buildings
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3D-Printed Beer Taps
3D-Printed Beer Taps
New Agorist Beer Company is Launching a Brewery Tap Design Contest
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3D-Printed Inflatable Structures
3D-Printed Inflatable Structures
MIT's Groundbreaking Product Might Be a Game-Changer for Vehicles
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Printed Circular Earplugs
Printed Circular Earplugs
The 3D-Printed Loop Hi-Fi Earplugs Stylishly Protect One's Hearing
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3D-Printed Concrete Houses
3D-Printed Concrete Houses
The 3D Housing 05 Project Showcases Futuristic Construction Processes
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3D Vegan Ice Creams
3D Vegan Ice Creams
Starbucks and Dream Pops Collaborate to Create 3D Iced Confections
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Naturally Inspired Printed Lamps
Naturally Inspired Printed Lamps
These 3D-Printed Lamps Have a High-End Look and Feel
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3D-Printed Superbike Frames
3D-Printed Superbike Frames
This Motorbike Frame is Compatible With BMW's 'S100RR' Sport Bike
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3D-Printed Looped Frame Bikes
3D-Printed Looped Frame Bikes
The 'Continuous Loop Bicycle' by Steve Jenkins is Stylish
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Organically Fluid 3D-Printed Bikes
Organically Fluid 3D-Printed Bikes
The 'Panther' Bicycle by Omer Sagiv is Simple yet Stylish
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3D-Printed Kinetic Lights
3D-Printed Kinetic Lights
David Weeks Studio's 'Lorre' is a Sculptural Installation of Lighting
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Elegantly Designed Nutcrackers
Elegantly Designed Nutcrackers
The Torq Nutcracker is a Useful Tool with Stunning Aesthetics
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Customizable 3D-Printed Speakers
Customizable 3D-Printed Speakers
The 'OWA' Speaker Plays Music and Illuminates Your Space
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Complex 3D-Printed Facades
Complex 3D-Printed Facades
ETH Zurich's Metal Work is Sculpture-Like and Super Detail-Oriented
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Collapsible Disaster Relief Skyscrapers
Collapsible Disaster Relief Skyscrapers
Skyshelter.zip is an Award-Winning Collapsible Structure
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Pop Art Plug Protectors
Pop Art Plug Protectors
These 3D-Printed Objects Add Character Between Device Use
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Metal-Printing Machines
Metal-Printing Machines
SPEE3D Prints Metal Parts at Three Times the Speed of Sound
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Mexican Artist Doll Collectibles
Mexican Artist Doll Collectibles
The 'FRIDIS' Art Toy Collection is 3D-Printed and Handpainted
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3D-Printed Death Masks
3D-Printed Death Masks
Neri Oxman's Latest Project Boasts Pigment-Producing Microorganisms
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Custom 3D-Printed Jewelry Lines
Custom 3D-Printed Jewelry Lines
Shapeways' 'Spring & Wonder' Makes Custom Jewelry More Affordable
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3D-Printed Bread Stampers
3D-Printed Bread Stampers
The 'Bread Stamp' Lets Bakers Imprint Their Mark onto Loaves
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Adorable Animal Home Decor
Adorable Animal Home Decor
Studio Front Creates Cute and Modern Resting Animals for Vitra
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3D-Printed Automotive Interiors
3D-Printed Automotive Interiors
The Genesis Essentia Concept Showcases a Dynamic Printed Interior
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3D-Printed Imaginative Rug Designs
3D-Printed Imaginative Rug Designs
These Design-Forward Rugs are Presented at 'Dutch Stuff'
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Flower-Shaped Printed Abodes
Flower-Shaped Printed Abodes
WashU's 'Lotus House' Boasts a Sustainable, 3D-Printed Design
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Cell Cycle Jewelry Capsules
Cell Cycle Jewelry Capsules
Nervous System's 3D-Printed Jewelry Collection is Very Detail-Oriented
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Hybrid 3D-Printed Couture
Hybrid 3D-Printed Couture
Iris van Herpen's Ludi Naturae Collection Blends 3D Prints and Textiles
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3D-Printed Ballet Slippers
3D-Printed Ballet Slippers
'P-rouette' Features a Pain-Reducing Design for Dancers
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Education 3D-Printing Pens
Education 3D-Printing Pens
The 3Doodler Start STEM Kit Includes Educational Builds
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Cloud-Like Printed Installations
Cloud-Like Printed Installations
The Cloud Pergola is a Large-Scale 3D-Printed Structure
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3D-Printed Hemp Houses
3D-Printed Hemp Houses
This Collaborative Housing Project from Mirreco and Arcforms is Sustainable
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3D-Printed Moon Furniture
3D-Printed Moon Furniture
Studio Nucleo Transforms Driade Pieces into Furniture for the Moon
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Living 3D-Printed Cabins
Living 3D-Printed Cabins
This Cabin Was Made Using 4,500 Living Plant Tiles
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3D-Printed Ceramic Jewelry
3D-Printed Ceramic Jewelry
Nervous System's Porifera Collection Takes Inspiration from the Sea
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Alternatively Shaped Chalks
Alternatively Shaped Chalks
Nikolas Bentel Reimagines the Way People Use Chalk for Drawing
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Commercial 3D-Printed Housing Projects
Commercial 3D-Printed Housing Projects
'Project Milestone' Will Be Available Through Vesteda
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Eco Carbon Fiber Bikes
Eco Carbon Fiber Bikes
Arevo's 3D-Printed Bikes Can Be Created Locally with Ease
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3D-Printed Genius Toys
3D-Printed Genius Toys
The Real Play Coalition's 'Open Einstein' Replicates a Genius' Playthings
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Robotic Ceramic Workshops
Robotic Ceramic Workshops
Emerging Objects Teaches a Traditional Craft with a High-Tech Twist
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Airless 3D-Printed Bike Tires
Airless 3D-Printed Bike Tires
BigRep Tires are Crafted Using PRO FLEX Filament
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Luxe 3D-Printed Shoes
Luxe 3D-Printed Shoes
The Mycelium Shoe is Custom-Fitted and Features a Unique Design
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Lightweight 3D-Printed Bikes
Lightweight 3D-Printed Bikes
The 'Furia' Concept Bicycle Incorporates a Carbon Fiber Design
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3D-Printed Tiny Homes
3D-Printed Tiny Homes
ICON and New Story Built the First 3D-Printed Home in America
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Organically Grown Disposable Cups
Organically Grown Disposable Cups
the HyO-Cup Comes From Gourds Grown in Specific 3D-Printed Mold
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Detailed Architectural Jewelry Collections
Detailed Architectural Jewelry Collections
Zimarty's Intricate Jewelry Designs are 3D-Printed
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Edible Printed Sushi
Edible Printed Sushi
Open Meals Shared Pixelated 3D-Printed Sushi Rolls at SXSW
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Sensory Enhancement Utensils
Sensory Enhancement Utensils
Goûte is an Eating Utensil That Mimics the Licking of One's Fingers
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2
Useful Logo-Based Home Objects
Useful Logo-Based Home Objects
Taku Omura Creates Engaging Products for the Designer Household
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Compact 3D-Printed Jetpacks
Compact 3D-Printed Jetpacks
The CUDA Jetpack Pushes Users Forward Underwater
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