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French Startup Produces On-Demand 3D Printed Furniture in Less Than Two Hours

14 hours ago

Although product designers have been using various additive manufacturing technologies to create rapid prototypes for decades now, few objects have ever been bigger than a traditional consumer electronic product. Thanks…

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IFTTT Introduces ‘The Maker Channel’ for Makers and Hardware Developers

15 hours ago

Since launching nearly four years ago, the IFTTT (If This Then That) web service platform has enabled its users to connect a variety of online tools and services through unique…

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SolidSmack Sessions | Interview with Keyboardio Founder and Lead Design Engineer Jesse Vincent

1 day ago

Considering how much time we spend at our keyboards (well, many of us anyways), even the slightest of design changes can make a world of difference in how we interact…

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Oregon’s New Cascade Record Pressing Brings an Updated Spin to Vinyl Manufacturing

2 days ago

Although a large amount of attention over the past few years (and especially the last two months) has been focused on the bevy of digital streaming music services including Spotify,…

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Watch a Toy Dinosaur Go from Sketch to Model to Manufactured Product in Three Minutes

2 days ago

While toy designs start out much like any other product design – with an idea and a sketch – they can quickly become a more involved modeling exercise that requires…

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The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 26.15

3 days ago

Don your favorite bath robe, cream that coffee and get comfortable with this weekend’s SolidSmack Weekend Reader. This week we saw everything from an update from Frame about when users…

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Friday Smackdown: Cuttlefish Backlash

3 days ago

The sea was it. Salty air, stormy waters and if you hung your jowls above the surface as the sun was setting, the tentacles of speckle-throated Cuttlefish gently slap your…

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High School Student Upgrades His Wheelchair Using 3D Printed Parts

4 days ago

Sixteen-year-old innovator Mohammad Sayed decided that his wheelchair needed to be more useful. Having previously designed and added an interchangeable laptop tray and canopy along with classmates for a school…

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Frame Secures $10 Million to Put All of Your Apps (Yes, Including SolidWorks) in the Cloud

4 days ago

The last time we checked in with Frame – the cloud platform that lets users run any software from within their browser – we had the chance to chat with…

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SolidSmack Radio | The Vanishing Points

2 weeks ago

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….