The 3D-printed Hello Kitty 40th anniversary collection, available at the MakerBot Digital Store, features prints that are simply "too cute for 2D."
The individual figurines come in a set of five, each of which has a colorful outfit. Other items in the collection include a jewelry set, beauty set and desk set. Any of these sets would make an inspired gift for fans of the Japanese kitty.
3D-printing technology has proven itself to be an invaluable manufacturing technique, with the power to revolutionize across industries. In terms of toy-making, 3D-printing makes the process simpler, more efficient and cost-effective. It also allows for mass customization, rapid manufacturing and wide distribution. At the developmental level, it allows for creative visualization, ensuring better products.