3D Printed Planets

littleplanetfactory00The love of space and star gazing, George Ioannidis started Little Planet Factory.  Little Planet Factory specializes in 3D printing of the solar system, planets, moons and other space-themed creations.
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World’s First 3D Printed House

3dprintedhouseThe housing and rental market is crazy here in the SF/Bay Area.  Insane to the membrane.  Time to find a 3D printer and build a house.  Yes, that’s what is happening in Beijing, China.  Chinese company HuaShang Tengda created a two-story 4,305 square feet house using a 3D printing technology.  The building job took 45 days and it supposedly withstands 8.0 earthquakes too!

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People Footwear S/S 2015 Collection

peopless2015coverA kicks fashion leader in Vancouver, Canada?  Really?  It’s People Footwear!  The shoe company claims to offer the best of the best with their own Skylite, Supercush, Ezy-Brzy and Dreamknit technologies.

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Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculptures

3dprintersculpturesLet’s see what you can else you can do with 3D printers?  Why not make a work of art, a Fibonacci Zoetrope Sculpture?  And that’s what inventor/designer/artist John Edmark has done.  But first let’s define two words:  Fibonacci and Zoetrope.

Fibonacci numbers – the unending sequence 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34,where each term is defined as the sum of its two predecessors.” Dictionary.com

Zoetrope – a device for giving an illusion of motion, consisting of a slitted drum that, when whirled, shows a succession of images placed opposite the slits within the drum as one moving image.” Dictionary.com

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3D Printed Mini Eames Lounge Chair

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What can you do with a 3D printer?  Make and print up some really cool classic miniature Eames Lounge Chairs.  The mini Eames Lounge Chairs were designed by Kevin Spencer.

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Japan Only: Gummi CandyMen made from 3D Printer

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What do you do when you have access to a 3D printer?  Make life-like gummi candymen!  Thanks to FabCafe in Japan – you can just hop into their store and design whatever you can with a 3D printer.

For more details, go to:  FabCafe (keep in mind – the website is in Japanese – you will need a translator.)

Patrick Jouin’s Bloom Table Lamp

This is why we all need a 3D printer:

Image via Patrick Jouin/MGX

Designer Patrick Jouin created this Bloom Table Lamp from a 3D printer.  What’s cool is that the lamp can “bloom” like flowers which act like a dimmer switch so you can control much light you want.

For more info and images, go to:  Inhabitat – Bloom Table Lamp.

For more of his works, check out his site:  Patrick Jouin.

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