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3DShap.es Licks Your 3D Prints, Makes Those Shapes Searchable

18 hours ago

Let’s say you’ve pinched off the last sip of your 8th ginger brew, your bladder is full and you need to 3D print a part that looks like a part…

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Weekly App Smack 08: Passible, Sunrise Calendar, Google Slides, Handyscan, and More…

20 hours ago

Well, time for another round of apps that cover the spectrum of your beloved mobile device, be it iPhone, Android or Windows. The Weekly App Smack is the best of…

Don’t Be Stupid (a SolidWorks bracelet)

1 day ago

As the sweat beads drip across my sun-scorched face, my mouse hand quivers and cracks in the cruel dry heat. “This was a bad plan.” I think to myself. “Setting up an outdoor office in the middle of the Mojave looked good on paper, but the reality is rather different.” If only I’d been wearing my bracelet, this never would have happened.

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Knifing Around With Paul Arestan

2 days ago

The following video captures the passion of Paul Arestan – a knife maker – and how he has managed to turn his simple pastime into an evolved art. Going by…

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SolidSmack Radio | People Are Strange

2 days ago

This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new face-smack of great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days. This…

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Electric Waste Orchestra: Making Instruments Crafted from E-Waste

3 days ago

Call them the Devo of upcycling…an Illinois music group by the name of Electric Waste Orchestra has been turning old and discarded hardware into new musical instruments. Born out of…

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Get Planked! Here’s a Roundup of the Top Ten Wood Pallet Hacks

3 days ago

As a follow-up to the Tramline Ride showcased last week, we’ve rounded up ten delightful DIY Pallet Hacks to add to your summer project list. Sourcing used (or even new)…

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3D Weaver: A Loom Designed to Weave Three-Dimensional Structures

3 days ago

Add this to the list of jaw-droppingly awesome things that a student did for a school project. For his final project at the Royal Academy of Art, Nigerian-American industrial designer…

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The Nike Free Box: New Box Design Shaves 2/3 of Traditional Box Size…Thanks to a Flexible Shoe Design

3 days ago

While the argument over barefoot running is still up in the air, one thing is for certain: Nike’s marketing department has done a stellar job of marketing the ‘minimalist‘ running…

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SolidSmack Radio | People Are Strange

2 days ago

This week’s Spotify-powered SolidSmack Radio Playlist brings an entirely new face-smack of great music to help propel you through those laborious, tedious design tasks for the next few days. This…