Q & A with STRUKT founder and 3d designer Joana Aloise

Q & A with STRUKT founder and 3d designer Joana Aloise
When Content Writer Kathleen spotted 3D designer Joana showcasing her work at Glasgow’s famous Granny Would Be Proud fashion market, she knew she had to find out more! There is more than meets the eye to these geometric and rhomboid shapes…

Interviewing Laykanics – The Startup Transforming STEM Education

Interviewing Laykanics – The Startup Transforming STEM Education
The TCT 2016 Start UP Zone returned bigger and better in 2016, providing newly established companies with a great opportunity to showcase their products and compete for the Startup Award and a prize of £10, 000. In this year’s competition, we saw 16 companies make their big TCT debut with products and services covering all the major areas.

Q&A: Danit Peleg Talks Fashion and 3D Printing

Q&A: Danit Peleg Talks Fashion and 3D Printing
In 2014, Danit Peleg hit the headlines with the 3D printed fashion collection she created for her graduate project at Shenkar. The Israeli designer created every single piece of the outfits, using a desktop 3D printer. Her collection ultimately became a statement that 3D printing can go way beyond haute couture catwalks.

This 3D Artist Makes Game Characters Come to Life

This 3D Artist Makes Game Characters Come to Life
This 3D artist makes game characters come to life   We have been working with 3D artist, Scott McLellan, who recently approached us for assistance with printing his designs. First and foremost, Scott is a character modeller. But he also produces game assets for Solus.

Will the 3D Food Printer Become Today’s Microwave?

Will the 3D Food Printer Become Today’s Microwave?
Imagine the scene: it’s breakfast time in the home of the future. Dad has just finished 3D printing a customised breakfast for his son, complete with lego-shaped hash browns and eggs that resemble the faces of his favourite cartoon characters. Using the 3D scanner that is a staple app nowadays Mum scans her 3D printed breakfast, working out how many calories is in it.

How Can You Make 3D Printing Appeal to All Learning types?

How Can You Make 3D Printing Appeal to All Learning types?
How can you make 3D printing appeal to all learning types?  Whatever the age group, we have put together some ideas for the classroom. The notion that each of us learns differently has been contested throughout the years. However, evidence shows that children and adults learn differently.

Why are Cave Paintings and 3D Printer Designs Similar?

Why are Cave Paintings and 3D Printer Designs Similar?
What do cave paintings and 3d printer designs have in common? The fact that humans have always had the urge to create and express themselves. Today, we still have the opportunity to be artistic – but there has been increasing concern that creativity is being diminished under the strain of delivering curriculum-driven results.

Microsoft Launches a New 3D Printing File Format

Microsoft Launches a New 3D Printing File Format
Last year Microsoft announced the launching of a new 3D printing file format. The software giant is reclaiming its place as an technology industry leader by entering the fast-growing world of 3D printing. The 3MF is intended to replace the current STL file format.

Are We Entering The Era of 3D Printed Fashion?

Are We Entering The Era of 3D Printed Fashion?
It’s been two years since the queen of burlesque and fierce fashionista Dita Von Teese modelled the first fully-articulated 3D printed dress. The gown was created in collaboration between designer Michael Schmidt and architect Francis Bitonti, gaining a huge popularity within the fashion world.