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Tips for designing models for 3D printing

Tips for designing models for 3D printing

It’s clear that 3D printing is not just another curiosity that will generate a hype and then fall into oblivion – the uses of this cutting-edge production method are multiple and varied, so it’s definitely here to stay. As you can imagine, designing objects to be printed in 3D requires a lot of care and experience. Here are some tips to help you successfully design for the purpose of 3D printing.

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  • March 22, 2016,
  • Monique Craig

3D Printing – A New Opportunity for Commercial Printers

3D Printing – A New Opportunity for Commercial Printers

In recent years, the concept of 3D printing has taken the world by storm, promising to change forever the process involved in manufacturing. The process is also often referred to as additive manufacturing because it adds on layers of materials rather than carving out something by cutting it up. The concept has excited all since for the very first time users got access to a technology that could design and produce prototypes extremely quickly without having to go through the conventional melting, molding, casting, and fabricating route involved in conventional manufacturing.

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  • March 18, 2016,
  • Jenny Richards

Impact of 3d printing affecting the design industry

Impact of 3d printing affecting the design industry

3D printing or Additive manufacturing is revolutionising the world. What exactly does it mean? You can get three-dimensional physical objects printed right out of a printer. Wait, this is a different kind of a printer. So far, traditional printing was restricted to two dimensions.

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  • March 17, 2016,
  • Jacey Johnson

5 High-end WordPress plugins tailored to please 3D printing fans

5 High-end WordPress plugins tailored to please 3D printing fans

Just like the growing success and popularity of WordPress web development, even the 3D printing industry has witnessed an incredible amount of growth over the recent years. If you own a WordPress powered website and are keen on sharing your 3D designs with the world, there are several plugins that can help you do the same in utmost convenient way.

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  • March 16, 2016,
  • Jason Roiz

STL Viewer – A Handy Plugin for displaying 3D STL files on WordPress site

STL Viewer – A Handy Plugin for displaying 3D STL files on WordPress site

With the 3D printing trend taking the web world by a wave, it is interesting to know about all the plugins that can be used by 3D printer owners for sharing their exclusive 3D designs on their specific WordPress website. If you too own a WordPress powered blog/site and are interested in displaying 3D STL files on the same, STL Viewer is the plugin which will allow you to do the same using a simple shortcode for embedding WebGL viewer.

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  • March 14, 2016,
  • Amy Brown

3D printed food. The future of cooking

3D printed food. The future of cooking

The concept of 3D printing is a relatively new concept in print technology. Although this concept started to take shape much earlier, the actual term of 3D printing was heard for the first time in 2010. The process involves using 3 axis namely the x, y and z as opposed to only x and y in a conventional 2D printing. Generally 3D printers are being used for printing out mechanical plastic parts commonly for commercial as well as recreational use.

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  • March 12, 2016,
  • Kristy Bernales

3D Printing: Awesome Android apps that help you get started

3D Printing: Awesome Android apps that help you get started

Fading away of the 2D ecosphere has created room for the emergence of the 3D Universe. Whether you’re a regular customer or the owner of an established enterprise, 3D printing definitely holds a special place in all your tasks.

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  • March 11, 2016,
  • Splashnology Editors

Font and Logo Design for the New Entrepreneur

Font and Logo Design for the New Entrepreneur

When building a web page, designing a company brochure or flyer, or creating a logo; the first step most people take is clicking on the drop down menu and selecting a font. Usually the main criterion is that the font looks “cool”.

The science and art of selecting typefaces is not new to the internet age and is known as typography, and despite a long history which proves that the font used plays a crucial part in a product’s image, it is applied far too infrequently.

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  • March 4, 2016,
  • Splashnology Editors

Web Design Digest No.9

Web Design Digest No.9

This Friday our showcase consists of the freshest and useful tutorials and articles for web developers that we have collected here in order to save your precious time and make your workflow more fun and easy!

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Why should you care about responsive design?

Why should you care about responsive design?

When hiring a web design company it’s crucial to consider how a responsive version of your website will work for your audience. We all know that an increasing proportion of web traffic is comprised of mobile and tablet devices, and in order to offer browsers using these devices the very best experience on your website, it ought to be responsive. There are exceptions to this rule, but more often than not it’s crucial to deliver an online experience that work on a full range of different viewports. If not, your bounce rate is probably going to be sky high and your conversion rates pitifully low.

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  • October 9, 2015,
  • Andy

Where to Find the Best WordPress Plugins

Where to Find the Best WordPress Plugins

WordPress was launched in 2003, at which time it was little more than a blog-cum-online-journal people would use to record their personal opinions and it with the rest of the world. Not satisfied with limiting itself just to blogging websites, WordPress plodded forward with determination to grab the attention of a wider audience. Soon enough, it established itself as the content management software (CMS) of choice for not just blogging but non-blogging websites as well.

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  • September 13, 2015,
  • Albertson Denim

WordPress Backup to Dropbox Made Easy

WordPress Backup to Dropbox Made Easy

If you value the content of your site, you must make backups on a regular basis so that you don’t wake up one day and see your site broken with no way back. As a matter of fact, WordPress backup to Dropbox is a great option that comes with a few plugins out there. This post is gonna walk you through the process with the help of the plugin called BackWPup. You may want to use specifically this plugin because it also offers other methods of backing up your WordPress site. You’ll be able to use a few backup options at the same time.

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  • September 11, 2015,
  • Kenneth von Rauch

Top 7 tips to promote yourself online as a freelancer

Top 7 tips to promote yourself online as a freelancer

As a freelancer, promoting yourself so that you gain clients and build up a loyal client base is essential. The web is a brilliant thing for exactly that, as it allows small businesses to compete with much larger businesses on the same scale. That’s why it’s important as a freelancer that you promote yourself effectively using every avenue and platform that you can. To give you a few ideas, here are our top 7 tips to promote yourself online:

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  • December 25, 2013,
  • Bradley Taylor

Underground Web Design Trends of The Internet Life Cycle

Underground Web Design Trends of The Internet Life Cycle

Do you know the reason and the change in world’s website design? The change is because of the technology that has moved to new advancements and preferences of design as preferred by the internet users. Due to this changing trends the web designers have to be on their toes on this technological era. Things change so fast that the hot stuff today may not be the one tomorrow. Designers have to be updated with to avoid delivering old rustic websites from foregone era.

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  • December 4, 2013,
  • Daniel Clark

In Graphic Designing, Let The Brain Do Its Trick

In Graphic Designing, Let The Brain Do Its Trick

People have a certain mind frame that the designer is the one who is an expert on a graphic designing software and that is where he or she masters the thread but what is the reality that the difference between a design made by an expert and a design made by an amateur differs due to the components it exists by brainstorming. What is the term brain storming and why it is used here and what it has to do with the graphic designing?

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  • November 20, 2013,
  • Rachael Fernandes

Web Design Digest No.5 (30 — 08 July 2013)

Web Design Digest No.5 (30 — 08 July 2013)

This is weekly Web Design Digest No.5. Оnce a week, we will publish a digest of the latest news, useful tools for web developers, freebies and many more cool stuff from the world of web design.

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