Customization and 3D-printed eyewear have always been a match made in heaven. With the new collection by the Berlin-based designer fmhofmann we could take this to another dimension. COSMOS is the first collection in the industry to combine a titanium 3D-printed hinge with 3D-printed PA frames: a unique combination not seen before. Style meets 3D Printing at its best! Discover the amazing designs on the blog.
Thanks to this 3D-printed model, the visitors at the Atlantikwall Museum in Raversijde can travel back in time to WWI. The faithful replica of the Belgian coastline between 1914 and 1918 includes all the details from the bunkers to the last artillery unit. Go back in time with the full article.
Unfold is the name of a design duo founded by Claire Warier and Dries Verbruggen that was nominated as the Belgian Designer of the Year in 2018. 3D printing has been central to their designs and we had the privilege of collaborating together on many occasions. According to the duo, 3D printing is the perfect combination of artisanal, customized creation and high-tech production methods. Admire their design on the blog.
Materialise employees are behind our success as a company. And this success is built layer by layer, through the work they do every day. So, how is a day in the life of a Software Application Engineer at Materialise? We were so curious that we had to ask two of them, Maarten Brocatus and Olga Iatsenko, in this interview.
The industrial research division of Nokia had a very specific request for this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The giant of the mobile industry wanted to set up an entire visual representation of how connected cars in a small city of the future could look like. And we went from concept to design to production of the project in just 9 days! Discover Nokia’s 3D-printed model cars on the blog.
Daria, a 5-year-old German girl who loves to dance, was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma in her right leg. The size of the tumor made it very difficult to remove it while retaining enough bone to allow her to walk normally again but complex, precision surgery and 3D printing made it possible. Read this heart-warming story on the blog.