Category Archives: FAB

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Ice Cream 3D Printers Make Creating Those Headphone Prototypes Fun…and Edible?

4 hours ago

3D printed food is nothing new…however the desire to eat something extruded out of cables and wires is still something that most people haven’t quite wrapped their heads around yet….

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Take a 13-Minute Tour of the Ridley Bikes Factory From Frame Design to Finished Product

6 hours ago

Originally founded as Race Productions NV by frame builder and painter Jochim Aerts in 1990, Ridley Bikes have been a market leader in creating high-performance racing bikes for some of…

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How To Make a Giant 14 ft, 2000 lb, Mechanical Creature

2 days ago

Mechanical creature. Those are the words you usually include in such phrases as, “Do my bidding, mechanical creature!” Or, “Touch me and you’ll face the wrath of my mechanical creature!”…

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Electric Waste Orchestra: Making Instruments Crafted from E-Waste

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

1 week 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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Behind the Design: The Ugmonk Messenger Bag

2 weeks ago

Built over two years by working late nights and weekends, Ugmonk‘s story is truly an inspiration for those looking to get their side projects out into the world. Started by…

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Industrial Designer Jolan Van der Wiel’s Magnetic Fabrication Techniques

2 weeks ago

You may remember Dutch designer Jolan Van der Wiel‘s Gravity Stool when it hit the internets a couple years ago. His unique take on the centuries-old seating design used the…

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Behind the Design: Quirky’s Aros Smart Window Air Conditioner

2 weeks ago

If you live in New York City, chances are you’ve come across at least one billboard featuring either the Quirky Aros or the beautiful mug of Quirky’s outspoken CEO Ben…

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Behind the Design: The Nixon Supertide Marbled

2 weeks ago

Still one of the most popular watches for surfers, the Nixon Supertide features pre-programmed tide information for over 270 beaches through the year 2023, a 48 hour future tide, a…