Design, CG Graphics & Inspiration

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

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