Category Archives: CULTURE

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Meet the Maker | How Independent Designers are Disrupting the Manufacturing Status Quo

2 days ago

I want to introduce you to someone. Let’s call this person Gary. Gary works nights and weekends in a garage on a project based on the same technology you work…

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Autodesk Launches Interactive Autodesk Design Academy for 3D Design Education on iTunes U

7 days ago

It’s no secret that CAD tools are among the most complex pieces of software to learn and – perhaps most importantly – use effectively with intent. Unsurprisingly, learning these tools…

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New Short Film Documents an iPhone’s Lifecycle from the Phone’s Point-Of-View

2 weeks ago

For all of the ‘making of’ videos that go behind the scenes of how a product comes to life, it’s easy to forget that the product’s lifecycle goes far beyond…

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I’m Still That Kid | Mini-Doc Explores the Talent Behind Prolific Hot Rod Artist Steve Stanford

3 weeks ago

Known for his prolific automotive art and custom car designs, Steve Sanford’s work has been commissioned over the years by custom car builders and car enthusiasts alike – not to…

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Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto Shares His Design Process Behind the Original Super Mario

3 weeks ago

As the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) – which can be best described as the CES of video games – wraps up today, it will cap off a monumental week that…

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Elon Musk Launches Year-Long Hyperloop Pod Design and Engineering Competition

3 weeks ago

Back in August of 2013, Elon Musk released a white paper on the Hyperloop, a concept for a high-speed ground transport that could – in theory – transport individuals from…

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MIT Offers Intensive One-Week Rapid Prototyping Course for Hardware Development

4 weeks ago

Between the various product design entrepreneurs and hardware startups that continue to find success without formal industrial design or mechanical engineering training – as well as the increasing costs of…

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New Adventures in Paper Engineering | How to Create a TV Remote Controlled Paper Airplane

4 weeks ago

How does building a paper airplane that is remote controlled, costs less than $10, and works like a dream sound? Intrigued? So are we – gather your soldering iron, cutting…

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This Crowdfunding Campaign Was 100 Years and 4 Generations in the Making

1 month ago

For all of the noise that comes pummeling through the crowdfunding tunnel, every so often we hear a story that truly stands out amongst the latest 3D printers, minimal wallet…