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3D printing: The future of commerce?
Freeform fabrication, or 3D printing, could change the nature of commerce, moving production from the assembly line to your backyard.
Life in 3D
There's much talk and excitement about 3D printing. Is it the "next big thing"? Michaella Janse van Vuuren tells us about the pros, cons and possibilities.
26 Aug 13
Made of paper
Material magic: Nendo's "Lacquered Paper-Objects" are made by combining layers of paper, using 3D printing techniques.
3 Apr 12
Order to print
Silicone, chocolate, cheese and concrete are just some of the materials the Imagine 3D printer can use to print shapes.
17 Jan 12
Fashion & Jewellery Design
Dutch fashion designer Iris van Herpen's "Escapism" collection pushes the boundaries of fashion and technology with 3D-printed design.
2 Sep 11
A table lamp resembling a nuclear bomb cloud was created using 3D printing techniques.
20 Jul 11
Lighting the way
Karim Rashid’s Cross Lamp consists of countless small figures joined together to create an iconic symbol.
3 Feb 11
A new machine allows users to make beautiful clay sculptures without ever coming in contact with the muddy material.
21 Jun 10
Design Indaba Expo 2010: Winner of the 2009 Most Beautiful Object in South Africa, this year NOMILI has pushed 3D printing even further.
18 Feb 10
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