The UK firm dovetailed has developed a revolutionary printer capable of 3D printing edible fruits.
Monthly Archives: September 2015
A 54 year old Spanish man has recieved the world’s first 3D printed ribcage and sternum implant. The spanish citizen was suffering from a cancerous tumor growing in his chest wall and sternum called a sarcoma.
An average person in a developed country is expected to fracture their bones twice a lifetime. Often the fractured body part is wrapped in plaster to fixate it and help the bones to rejoin. In order to counter many of the unpleasant experiences combined with plaster casts a young designer (Jake Evill) has developed a 3D printed cast, which could soon be used alternatively to cure fractures.
After the “strati” by local motors was marketed as the first 3D printed car in 2014, divergent motors caught up the race by prototyping “Blade” the first 3D printed super car. With an acceleration of 0-60 in 2.2 seconds and 700 horse-powers the “Blade” is an honorable competitor to regular high end cars.
With over 22,690 refugee applications filed in the Netherlands in 2014 a local artistic collective (The Power of Art House) have brought to life their Guerrilla street art project “Moving People”. By 3D printing 10,010 figurines of asylum seekers the company is hoping to increase refugee awareness and empathy.
DBLG a creative design company based in London managed to fascinate over 600 000 people last year with their unbelievably smooth stop motion video. The stop motion video is a looped video of a bear walking up stairs and took approximately 50 printed bears to create. With this the company wanted to “explore and combine 3d animation, 3D printing with stop frame animation. “ (DBLG Vimeo).
The young artists Linlin and Pierre-Yves Jacques have managed to successfully combine 3D printing and art with their newest installation “Animal-lace”. The 3D printed polyamide animal heads are covered in glossy white paint to add a smooth finish and due to a compact lighting system positioned in the inside of heads they double as light sources.
“Linlin and Pierre-Yves are expert’s artists in the fields of Digital Creation. After beautiful artworks enjoyed around over the world over the past few years, they are happy to offer today a new collection of lighting products. With 3D printing, their works take on a new dimension. These designs are a fine blend of their common inspiration. Their work is also infused with the ambiance of Paris, where they spend most of their time.” (LPJacques)