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Watch the Exhaustive Porsche 918 Hybrid Spyder Hand-Assembly Process

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With a base price of $845,000 (yes, that’s before any options), Porsche’s 918 Spyder hybrid supercar is certainly not an everyday cruiser that most would expect to see on their…

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This Laser Cut Mechanical Hand is the Perfect Desk Toy for a Mechanical Engineer

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As far as desk toys and “random stuff to keep around for inspiration” goes, everybody has their own tastes and preferences. While some may prefer bright and colorful vinyl toys…

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SolidSmack Radio | The Uncommon Mates

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

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The New Art of Getting Made: The DIY Inventor and the Desktop Revolution

13 hours ago

I get asked the question, “How do I become an inventor?” – a lot. I think people ask me that because I’ve been turning ideas into physical objects for the…

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SolidSmack Sessions | Interview with Braun Global Design Director Oliver Grabes

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Among others who have had a profound influence on the history of industrial design, Dieter Rams is among the most prolific designers whose opinion is still sought after today. The…

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Become the Next Dieter Rams in the BraunPrize 2015 Design Competition

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It’s difficult to have a conversation about the history of industrial design and not bring up Braun during at least some point in the conversation. The German company – along…

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New 3D Printing Service Print a Thing Takes on Shapeways and 3D Hubs (Interview)

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As interest in consumer-based 3D printing continues to grow, many new users are still finding themselves on the fence about actually purchasing a desktop 3D printer or using any number…

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The Layered Generation: A Brief Look at 3D Print Week New York

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Without surprise, this year’s annual NYC 3D printing extravaganza has been the biggest, ever. After starting from humble roots with just a few tables and a sparse speaker offering less…

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Lenovo ThinkStation P500 [Review]

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The Lenovo ThinkStation P500 sits there. Dark. Rigid. Ready to start the day. You sip your coffee. It hums every once in a while, letting you know when it’s cooling…

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SolidSmack Radio | The Uncommon Mates

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