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If you are active on social media, you may come across weekly, monthly and even yearly challenges, promoted by people you follow. Here you can find 3D Design or 3D Printing related 30 day challenges that are about to start, are ongoing, or happened in the past. We will dig […]

30 Day Challenges – Sculptober, Printober, Scantober



When we get to the decision to buy some specific 3D printing gear, parts, or filament, it is logical to look for the best price and convenience. Here we will list major marketplaces for 3D printing gear. We will provide some stats, brief “pros and cons”, price, convenience, affiliate marketing, […]

Where to Buy 3D Printing Gear – Top 5 Online ...


Traditional Buildings With Original Historical Features for 3D Printing

There are interesting collections of the architectural models that can be 3D printed on both FDM and SLA desktop machines. Crowdfunding campaigns were launched on Kickstarter featuring historical traditional buildings’ designs for 3D printing. So far there are Chinese, Slavic, Wild West, Viking, and Maya buildings’ sets published and showcased […]

Traditional Buildings With Original Historical Features for 3D Printing



3D Printing Podcasts - The Hottest Talking Topics

Have you ever tried to listen to podcasts? For some, it is the most convenient way to dig into 3D printing. This is not only because it is possible to listen while doing something else, like driving, working, or burning calories. 3D printing podcasts offer “news on-demand” service to listeners. […]

3D Printing Podcasts


3D Printing Initiatives to Fight Coronavirus - Flattening The Curve - COVID-19

Coronavirus or COVID-19 affects all parts of our lives on a global scale. As supply chains got disrupted, combined with a sharp increase in demand, hospitals are getting to the point when vital functional and protective equipment are not available in time. We are witnessing how 3D printing manufacturers and […]

3D Printing Initiatives to Fight Coronavirus


40 Car Parts 3D Printed with Desktop 3D Printer - MONO R X-Ray

When we first read a press release sent to us we could not believe it. The first reaction was: “What? A desktop Ultimaker used for 3D printed sports car parts?”. Then we remembered that we saw Ultimaker promoting S5 Pro Bundle and open-source material alliance at TCT Show. This combined […]

40 Car Parts 3D Printed with Desktop 3D Printer – ...


Formnext 3D Printing Industry Event - PEEK 3D Printing from Pellets & Delta WASP 3MT

Formnext has established itself as the key 3D printing industry event, and it is well-known for the innovations. Additive manufacturers are holding off from making their announcements until it’s the right time and place. And this trade show is the best setting to attract a lot of attention. Every year […]

Formnext – 3D Printing Industry Event – Yearly Highlights & ...



Crowdfunding Campaigns in 3D Printing

There have been a lot of successful 3D design and 3D printer crowdfunding campaigns in recent years. Backers are keen to support projects that are add-ons to their beloved newly found hobby. These fundraising campaigns offer an opportunity to take part in the birth of new concepts for 3D printing […]

Crowdfunding Campaigns in 3D Printing


TCT Show - 3D Printing Event - Highlights and Preview

TCT Show covers all aspects of additive manufacturing from design to production. Every year it attracts all sort of companies involved in 3D printing, from big names to start-ups. TCT Show is the place to promote your business, make new contacts and generally gather information on new development in the […]

TCT Show – 3D Printing Event – Yearly Highlights and ...


3D Printing Competitions 11 comments

The ultimate goal of every designer is to have their unique work recognized. 3D printing competitions offer a great chance not only to showcase your design but also to improve skills. Winners get various awards including 3D Printers. In addition to prizes, the selected design is labeled as a winner […]

3D Printing Competitions – List of Contests


3D-Printing-in-F1-“The-Business-of-Time”

Formula 1 is normally associated with skilled drivers racing against each other in state-of–the-art cars, but it is also about racing against time. F1 is not like any other car racing, here a driver can experience “g” forces of around 5g on acceleration and braking. The competition in this business […]

3D Printing in Formula 1 – The Business of Time



3D Printing in Medicine - Fractured Femur Scan and Print

3D printing in medicine is becoming widely adopted due to the technology advancement. The ability to customize and produce test models makes 3D printing invaluable in dentistry, prosthetics, etc. There are more sophisticated applications of this technology that medical professionals are starting to explore. What used to be the work […]

3D Printing in Medicine


3D Printed Sad Face in Light Blue PLA

Louise Driggers’ 3D printed Sad Face action united 3D printing community in a protest against those who disrespect designers’ rights. This happened when an Ebay seller took more than two thousand designs and pictures from file-sharing websites, like Thingiverse, and started selling the prints. This seller has also been using […]

Sad Face Action


Prusa i3 MK2 Multicolour 3D Printer at DIGICAL Show

We were lucky to attend the first-ever DIGICAL Show in London on Friday 30 September. The event was packed with interesting innovations. The speakers presented their projects and views of the future of 3D printing. We had an opportunity to speak to the vendors and designers, to see and touch […]

DIGICAL Show – 3D Printing Expo