Tag Archives: CAD


The Zcan Wireless Scanner Mouse Allows You to Scan Your Sketches and Jump Into SolidWorks Immediately

4 days ago

Add this to our growing bucket of things we wish we would have thought of before. The Zcan is a new ergonomic wireless mouse design that lets users swipe in…


Watch These Master Blacksmiths Design and Fabricate ‘Captain America’s Throwing Shields’

5 days ago

When it comes to superheroes, their weapons of choice are almost just as iconic as the heroes themselves. Superman has his superpowers, Batman has his Batarangs, Iron Man has his…


‘Fab by Example’ Aims to Take the Complexity Out of Product Design for Consumers…Huh?

3 weeks ago

So far we’ve seen 3D printing being used at the consumer/prosumer level as a way to create static objects with relatively few—if any—moving parts. A large part of this is…


Pixologic Announces New ZBrush 4R7 With Luxion KeyShot Bridge Integration for $249

3 weeks ago

For the ZBrush fanatics out there with a penchant for ooey-gooey digital clay modeling, this past weekend was an exciting one if you happened to be in Hollywood, California for…


Luxion KeyShot 5 Reviewed: A Faster and Leaner Addition to the Product Designer’s Toolkit

2 months ago

When it comes to rendering a 3D model, there are generally two directions one could go in: a drag and drop solution or a fine-tuned custom solution with more dials…


Autodesk Brings Cloudy CAM Power To Fusion 360

3 months ago

If you have been with us, tracking the growth of Autodesk‚Äôs cloud-based CAD platform Fusion 360, we have some more good news for you. After the last update that brought…


Foam for Thought: Examining CNC Foam Milling and Appreciating the Work Behind It

9 months ago

3D modelers of both the engineering and artistic flavors can probably agree that seeing the realization of their digital models is one of the most rewarding aspects of the job….


3-Sweep: Create 3D-Editable Objects from a Single 2D Photo or Sketch

11 months ago

As we all know, getting from 2D to 3D in various CAD packages has typically involved importing multiple sketches, centering at the origin of the XYZ, and building out from…


Need to Hit ‘Refresh’? 10 Great Free Resources for Product Design Students and Professionals

12 months ago

Stepping back into the school routine after a summer of endless squirt gun fights, milk chugging competitions, and road trips to obscure Route 66 destinations can be hard…we’ve been there….