Shapeways CEO On 3D Printing Gold, Generation Minecraft And Bringing Memes To Life

peter-weijmarshausen-shapeways3 What’s the future of additive manufacturing?  In a wide-ranging talk here at TechCrunch Disrupt NY with John Biggs, Shapeways CEO Peter Weijmarshausen, discussed the current state of play for the 3D printing services business which was founded back in 2007 — and recently added gold to its playbook of maker materials. The business, which can turn out about […]

N12 3D-Printed bikini by Continuum Fashion and Shapeways

N12-3D-printed-bikini-by-Continuum-Fashion-and-Shapeways The world’s first 3D-printed bikini has gone on sale, created by designers Jenna Fizel and Mary Haung of Continuum Fashion. Called N12, the design comprises discs of varying sizes, linked together by springs. These circles are smaller on parts of the garment that need to curve round the body and larger on areas with flatter contours. […]

7 Reasons Never to Give 4Chan a 3D Printer

Twerking Einstein 1 Over at 3D printing marketplace, inspired individuals are free to post their 3D-printable creations for all the world to buy. And sure, there’s some more benign items like art and iPhone cases littered among the clutter, but dig a little deeper and you’ll find what Shapeways’ masses really want: Goatse, twerking, fresco Jesus, doge—the […]