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A Simple Web App That Makes Designing Your Own Font A Cinch

Think you’ve got what it takes to design the next Helvetica? Prove it with this app.<p>Designing a typeface is an equal mixture of art and science. But what if you take the art out of the equation, and just leave the (computer) science? Metaflop is a new online playground for font creation that lets …

Recycle Old 3D Prints with the Cruncher

After successfully launching two different iterations of their DIY filament extruder, ExtrusionBot has hit Kickstarter again with another 3D printing …

A Wheelchair That Might Disrupt the Industry

Rather than let a spinal injury stop him from achieving his dreams, Andrew Slorance used it to completely redesign the look and function of the …

Man 3D prints working lawn mower in just 9 hours using giant 3D printer he invented

South African inventor Hans Fouche has succeeded in 3D printing a working lawn mower in just nine hours using a 3D printer he invented himself.<p>Every …

A Line of 3D Printed Clothing Based on Defects

Israeli fashion designer Noa Raviv was inspired by classical Greek sculpture to create a modern day version, complete with 3D renderings and printed …

This 3D Printer Will Print With Your Old Plastic Bottles

Recycling is awesome. Duh. Sure, it’s gratifying to know that all those plastic water bottles are getting put to good use somehow. But wouldn’t it be cool to know exactly how? And wouldn’t it be even cooler to be able to do it all yourself? Well, it looks like you might be able to soon.<p>Web …

World’s First 3D Printed Car Took Years to Design, But Only 44 Hours to Print

One day, in the not-too-distant future, you’ll be able to walk into a car dealership, choose a design — including the number of seats — and have a 3D …

This 3D Printing Pen Prints Fabric to Mend Clothes On the Go

Who would have thought that the answer to ripped or faded clothing could be as nifty as a 3D printing pen that’s small enough to fit in your bag? Known as the Fabric Pen, this little device might be the simplest way to repair fabric snags when you’re on the go. You don’t even need a needle and …

Sewing

The Orange Maker Spins The Plate To Make Better 3D Prints

We’ve just passed the stage where 3D printers themselves were exotic devices of magic and wonder, and now individual types of 3D printers are exotic devices of magic and wonder. To wit: Orange Maker.<p>This stereolithographic (SLA) printer is fairly standard – a UV light shoots through a special …

Arup Develops 3D Printing Technique for Structural Steel

A team lead by Arup has developed a method of designing and 3D Printing steel joints which will significantly reduce the time and cost needed to make …

Total Lockdown

What’s worse than a stolen bike? Finding out that you don’t have enough fare to get home! The Transit Bicycle Lock and Carrier system will ensure …

Do You Hate Hubs? Test Case: Sada Folding Bike

Have you seen the Sada folding bike yet? Nearing the size of an umbrella when folded, this concept bike combines an intriguing and slightly …

Sony Figures Out How to Store 3,700 Blu-Rays' Worth of Data--on a Single Cassette

The 2014 International Magnetics Conference in Germany doesn't sound like a particularly sexy event, but it's where Sony has just made a staggering …

CATable by Ruan Hao

Ruan Hao has designed the CATable, that allows your cat to enjoy the table as much as you.<p>From the designer<p>People who lives with cat always has those …

Do This in the Morning and Be More Productive All Day

If you think coffee gets you kickstarted, just wait until you try gratitude.<p><i>Everyone has a unique way of starting their day off on the proverbial right foot. What do successful entrepreneurs do every morning to ensure they are über-effective at getting things done? We asked members of the</i></i> …

Time Management

Bora Hong Pulls the Eames Chair Into Her Exploration of Body Modification in 'Cosmetic Surgery Kingdom'

While there are many designs out there that look to replicate the iconic style of the Eames Chair, I'd bet that there aren't many doing it quite like …

Portable Robot Printer Is Like A Roomba That Squirts Ink

“What is a printer?” asked Zuta Labs, then reimagined it as the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer, as small as your hand.<p>Designed by Zuta Labs and now on Kickstarter, the Mini Mobile Robotic Printer is one for the mobile age. It cleverly sheds the bulk of consumer printing by re-imagining what a printer …

Hans Wegner’s Tub Chair by PP Mobler

Danish family owned workshop PP Mobler is set to unveil its latest release, the Tub Chair, which is a rare prototype that Hans J. Wegner first …

Design

3D-Printed Human Cells Will Replace Animal Testing in Five Years, Says Bioengineer Expert

<i>Photo via Yurchyks/Shutterstock</i><p>3D-printing could soon bring about an end to animal abuse in drug testing, according to bioengineering expert Alan …

Study Shows Desktop 3D Printers Can Save Households Up to $2,000 Each Year

3d printing is commonly viewed as an expensive emerging technology – however a new study by Michigan Technological University (MTU) shows that …

XYZprinting adds 2 more sub-$1,000 3D printers to its lineup

It’s no secret that Asia wants to rule the world of 3D printing. Countries like China and Singapore have been sinking millions into research and …

Work begins on the world's first 3D-printed house

Treacle-black plastic oozes from a nozzle at the bottom of a small tower in Amsterdam, depositing layer upon layer of glistening black worms in an orderly grid. With a knot of pipes and wires rising up to a big hopper, it looks like a high-tech liquorice production line. But this could be the …

A Fancy and Elegant Hard Drive

French luxury brand Christofle partnered with LaCie to design the elegant and most impressive hard drive we’ve ever seen. The LaCie Sphère, is a …

Perspective Clocks

Tel Aviv-based Studio Ve is comprised of Shay Carmon and Ben Klinger, two young men who like exploring objects and their conception—whether it's a Two Leg Table or a Toast-ER that "revives" sad bread. More recently they've been experimenting with clocks, and their previous Manifold and Lithe …

WaterWheel Water Carrier for Urban India

In India, collecting and carrying water is women’s responsibility. In rural areas, they have to carry water from distant sources and most often than …

3D Printing is So 2013 — Introducing 4D Printing!

It’s no secret that we’re a little 3D printing-obsessed here at Brit HQ. Whether we’re rounding up the latest in 3D printing news or making snowflake garlands for the holidays (we’re lucky enough to have a few Makerbots in-house), we just can’t get enough of it. Lucky for us, there’s a new kid on …

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A LEGO 1984 Classic Macintosh Built for the iPad

If you’re close to my age, you probably remember the classic 1984 Apple Macintosh computer with the built-in screen. I had one and I worked on one at …

Why Philips Flattened The Light Bulb

Introducing the SlimStyle, a pancake-shaped light bulb that represents the LED industry’s latest attempt to court skeptical consumers.<p>Yesterday, a federal ban on production of 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs went into effect, forcing consumers to switch to more efficient (if less aesthetically …

A New Way to Heal Broken Bones: 3D-Printed Casts

Breaking a bone is unpleasant all around — and having to wear a smelly, clunky plaster cast is like getting kicked when you're down. At least, that's …