Silvia Weidenbach Captures Best Design Award at Goldsmiths Fair

28 September 2015 – Silvia Weidenbach has just won the award for Best New Design at the Goldsmiths’ Fair (Part 1) in London. Her collection of brooches called called Granny’s Chips: Reloaded, combining 3D printing and traditional hand-set gems, won her the £1,000/= prize at one of Britain’s premier events for designer jewellery and silverware. The name of Silvia’s collection is a humorous take on the chippings of the Cullinan Diamond, a gift to the British Royals from South Africa, and […]

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3D Printed Hotel Suite Coming Up in the Philippines

(3DPrintr.com) – Andrey Rudenko has collaborated with the Lewis Grand Hotel in the Philippines to 3D print an entire hotel suite including jacuzzi. Rudenko made headlines with his 3D Printed Castle in August 2014. Printed on-site, on around 130 square metres, the villa will fit two bedrooms, a living room and a jacuzzi room. To install the required plumbing and wiring, the printer had to be stopped several times. Hotel owner Lewis Yakich also aims to 3D print 20 homes this November, in […]

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Enthusiasts Gather @ CHUMP Festival

Practitioners and fans gathered at the CHUMP Festival in Funan Digital Mall, combining 3D printing, cosplaying, workshops and a charity auction. The week-long event featured sales of products for the Straits Times Pocket Money Fund and a series of presentations and gatherings for 3D printing enthusiasts. These included a presentation of the Memento beta application from Autodesk and small display of 3D printed metal objects by Shapeways. To see more, go to our Facebook page at Facebook.com/ginkgo3d.

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China Approves Use of 3D Printed Hip Replacement

(3D Printing Industry) – A collaboration between Peking University and a privatised Chinese medical company has produced China’s first 3D printed hip replacement to ever be made available to the public and approved by the Chinese Food and Drug Administration. These 3D printed alternatives offer more affordable joint replacements, and have also been proven to be better fitting and of better quality as compared to traditional implants. By taking a 3D model of the patient’s skeleton, from a CT or MRI scan, doctors could easily […]

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Dr Chua To Conduct Intensive 4-Day Course in October

Product designers, engineering managers and researchers can look forward to a four-day course on 3D Capability Development commencing on 5 October 2015. Headed by its Executive Director Dr Chua Chee Kai, this course covers the basics of 3D printing processes, their pros, cons and applications. The course also covers a workshop on 3D printing systems and observation of some 10 types of 3D printing systems at work. On the final day, Dr Chua will touch on understanding Additive Manufacturing data, its applications […]

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