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Buckminster Fuller’s Fly’s Eye Dome Comes to Life in Miami

3 days ago

Back in 1965, neo-futuristic designer, architect, philosopher and all-around badass Buckminster Fuller designed and patented an “autonomous dwelling machine” that he coined the Fly’s Eye Dome. The designer, whose fascination…


The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 50

6 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 a new cadjunkie series that focuses on…


Friday Smackdown: Moss Slabs of Memphis

6 days ago

Early in those days the floor was covered with it. Not just the floors, but also the walls, the paths, the feed store and occasionally a small mammal that sat…


Behind the Design: WOO Minimalist Wood Children’s Toys

6 days ago

Having been inspired by natural elements for their new collection of wooden toy designs, product design, graphic design and architecture studio Vrtíška Žák have reduced common and traditional wooden children’s…


Adam Savage Builds Barbarella’s Space Rifle in New One-Hour Video

6 days ago

Apparently not satisfied with riding motorcycles on water, blowing up cement trucks, or escaping a sinking car on their popular television show Mythbusters, engineer-nerd hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman…


Learn How to Model a Bicycle Helmet From a 3D Scan This Weekend

6 days ago

Looking for something to keep your design engineering muscle strong this weekend? For anybody who has been wanting to get the most out of their 3D scanner or smartphone 3D…


Oculus VR Acquires 3D Modeling Company, Moves Closer to Being a Design Tool

6 days ago

While the potential uses for virtual reality as a form of three-dimensional content creation are still up in the air, recent advancements…including the ability to augment reality and work within…


Cool Tools of Doom n’ Stuff: Week 50

7 days ago

With so many cool things coming out each week, it can be hard to wade through all the rock-awesomeness. With ‘Cool Tools’, we’ve done the hard work for you. This…


Luxion Piles On the Awesome, Partners Up with 3D Systems

1 week ago

It’s no secret that Luxion has been teaming up with everybody from software companies to material manufacturers left and right these days. Regardless of what program you use, chances are…


SolidSmack Radio | Los Exploding Parts

2 days 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….