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How I Overcame The I-Don’t-Have-The-Right-Stuff Syndrome

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For just about as long as I can remember, I was obsessed with making things. My ceiling was completely obscured by hanging model airplanes and my collections of Legos and…

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Behind the Design: POMCH Brings the Vacuum Forming Aesthetic to the Masses

1 week ago

POMCH is a Hong Kong based bag brand and concept store that began as a school assignment between 2 friends. Jeffery Leung and Felix Tai epitomize the synergies that exist…

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Silly Putty Gets Smart: Thinking Putty Adds Magnetic Powers to the Classic Moldable Toy

1 week ago

It stretches. It bounces. It tears and it shatters – now put it next to a magnet and it comes alive! Of course you remember playing with Silly Putty as…

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The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 15.15

1 week 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 on what 3D printing mastermind…

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Friday Smackdown: Rapscallions of the Air

2 weeks ago

When the wind took our white knuckle fears, rapscallions of the air, nurtured on the updrafts, while stole away we lay in an aft cargo bay, living on rationed water…

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Autodesk Backs Carbon 3D’s Revolutionary 3D Printing Tech with $10 Million

2 weeks ago

It’s been a wild ride for Carbon3D and their CLIP technology ever since CEO and co-founder Joseph DeSimone presented the technology live on stage during his TED2015 presentation in Vancouver…

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How to Convince Your Company to (Finally) Get on the 3D Printer Ownership Bandwagon

2 weeks ago

The 3D printer; an expression, a symbol, a icon. I got on board the additive manufacturing awesomeness express 12 years ago and the ride just keeps getting better. Wonder why…

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DEVELOP3D LIVE Presentations Now Available to Watch Online

2 weeks ago

In what was certainly one of the product design events of the year, DEVELOP3D Live went down last month in Warwick, England and featured a host of talks and workshops…

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Industrial Designer Spencer Nugent Launches New YouTube Design Sketching Series

2 weeks ago

Before the era of smartphone video and video sharing sites such as YouTube and Vimeo, one of the more frustrating skills to learn was sketching – and to be more…

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SolidSmack Radio | The Split Parts

7 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….