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Watch How Filmmakers Created a Real-Time Video Cutaway of a Motorcycle Engine

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Although existing cutaway and section view tools that exist in today’s CAD tools are incredibly reliable, they pale in comparison to the hand drawn detailed cutaway drawings that were –…

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This Kinetic Oak Coffee Table Design Is Based on the Mechanics of a Pantograph

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Between the Evolution Door from Klemens Torggler to the Fletcher Capstan Table from Fletcher Burwell-Taylor, kinetic furniture designs have been slowly finding their way into the mainstream thanks to their…

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The SolidSmack Weekend Reader | Week 30.15

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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 interface that wants to make…

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Friday Smackdown: Chunk the Clunk

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We threw it hard, like we had five arms each and the strength of a cattle-prodded meglephant. It was only a small asteroid, mostly ore, filled with holes growing the…

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Dassault Systèmes Launches New SolidWorks for Entrepreneurs Program

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It’s no secret that SolidWorks is still among the most widely-used CAD applications in the product design industry. Yet despite its widespread use and popularity, a number of alternative CAD…

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Architect Renzo Piano Explains How to Build the Perfect Sandcastle

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As is the case for many architects, 77-year-old Renzo Piano’s career started while building sandcastles near his childhood home on the shores of Genoa, Italy. Since the days of his…

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Kickstarter’s Record-Breaking Coolest Cooler Begins Shipping Today

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Whether you’re a fan of coolers with integrated Bluetooth speakers and a blender or not, the story of the Coolest Cooler isn’t about an insulated beverage container – it’s about…

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How Do You Upcycle a Scrapped Olympic Stadium? With Minimalist Furniture.

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If you’ve been paying any attention to Japan’s Olympic stadium woes in preparation for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 games, then you’ll know that the situation has become a complete mess….

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Orée’s Wood Keyboards Bring Functional and Fine-Tuned Artisanal Craft to Your Desktop

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Despite the various conveniences that modern laptops, tablets and smartphones provide us throughout any given day, there’s no denying that the devices constantly remind us of a fast-paced world that’s…

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SolidSmack Radio | The Milled Ends

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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….