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2014-06-24 20:21:20

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomas White, an award-winning industrial designer and branding expert who has positioned organizations for growth in a variety of business sectors, including higher education, was named president of Columbus College of Art & Design today at the board of trustees' annual meeting. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121205 White, 58, is a passionate advocate for the power of art and design to fuel economic growth and...

Picture Books For Visually Impaired Kids Go 3D
2014-06-24 03:11:18

University of Colorado at Boulder "Goodnight room, goodnight moon. Goodnight cow jumping over the moon..." A children's classic that already is a candidate for the all-time best feel-good book, "Goodnight Moon," has gotten a boost: A University of Colorado Boulder team printed the first 3D version of it, allowing visually impaired children and their families to touch objects in the story -- like the cow jumping over the moon -- as it is read aloud. The story by Margaret Wise Brown...

2014-06-24 08:27:21

United States takes the first place among 78 represented countries in 2014 with 163 Design Awards won globally COMO, Italy, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, WDR - World Design Rankings announced the updated design rankings of countries based on the number of design awards won at international juried design competitions and awards. United States ranked as number 1 among 78 represented countries, followed by Italy, England, Japan, Brazil, China, Germany, Korea, Hong Kong and Turkey...

2014-06-19 23:19:46

New alternative 3D printing materials are hitting the market. With improved chemistry and great quality, these consumables make durable 3D models at the fraction of the cost of OEM materials. Mississauga, Ontario (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Digital Sign Technologies announces the release of new cost-effective and durable 3D printing materials for Zcorp, ProJet x60 and other powder-based 3D printers. The new 3D powder and binder system delivers durability, structural integrity and fine detail...

2014-06-18 12:36:55

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: 3D Printing for Healthcare: R&D, Industry and Market 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/business_government/printing/3d_printing_healthcare_rd_industry_market_2014_2024.html Report DetailsPrinting in three dimensions for medicine - this new analysis explains trends, technologies, and sales potentialsWhat's the future of additive manufacturing for medicine? That's fabricating three...

2014-06-18 08:25:28

A week-long celebration of design and a conversation series to commemorate the 30th Anniversary of Sister Cities Relations between Washington D.C. and Beijing, China WASHINGTON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 'Design@+' was produced in collaboration with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, State-owned Cultural Assets Supervision and Administration Office of the People's Government of Beijing Municipality, Yiyuan Society, China International Design Industry...

2014-06-16 23:11:06

Afinia 3D, a leading supplier of Desktop 3D Printers, announced today that they are reducing the price of their award-winning H-Series 3D Printer 19%, to $1,299USD. Chanhassen, MN (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Afinia 3D, a leading supplier of Desktop 3D Printers, announced today that they are reducing the price of their award-winning H-Series 3D Printer 19%, to $1,299USD. The printer can be purchased from the Afinia 3D Store or from Afinia 3D Retail, Online Partners and Resellers. “We are...

2014-06-16 23:02:04

The pharmaceutical packaging market has witnessed a significant growth in the past few years and this growth is estimated to persist in the coming years. North America, Western Europe and Japan dominated the pharmaceutical packaging market in 2012 and accounted for over 70% of the market. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/pharmaceutical-packaging-market-890.html (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The report, “Pharmaceutical Packaging Market by Packaging Type (Plastic bottles, Blister...

2014-06-16 12:29:14

DEARBORN, Mich., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EnvisionTEC is pleased to announce that they have been awarded "Best in Show" for their exhibit at this week's RAPID 2014 Conference and Exhibition at Cobo Center in Detroit. The 2014 RAPID was the largest in the conference's 24-year history with over 120 exhibitors and attendance numbering over 5,000 of the world's foremost experts in 3D printing. Produced by SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers), RAPID is the 3D printing...

2014-06-13 23:02:38

Combine the largest 3D printing tradeshow and the Motor City and the result is a Materialise 3D Printed Slot Car Championship where everyone wins. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Combine the largest 3D printing tradeshow and the Motor City and the result is a Materialise 3D Printed Slot Car Championship where everyone wins! 3D printing fans and slot car enthusiast loved to see the amazing designs that are only possible thanks to 3D printing at the RAPID 2014 Conference and...


Latest Industrial design Reference Libraries

The History of 3D Printing
2013-09-20 10:14:26

Three-dimensional printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is the process of using additives to form solid 3D objects of virtually any shape from a digital model. This is achieved using specially formulated additives, such as plastics, that are formed into successive layers of material typically laid down on a platform in different shapes. 3D printing is uniquely distinct from a more traditional 3D sculpting technique, which relies on the removal of layers (subtractive manufacturing)...

Flip or Clamshell
2012-07-01 22:49:47

The flip or clamshell is a form factor found mainly in cellphones in the electronics market. There are typically two distinct sections of the device that fold together via a hinge. When the device is open, it is up and ready to be used, and provides more surface area then when closed. When the unit is closed, the interface components such as keys and display are protected and the device is shorter, making for easier to be carried and stored. A disadvantage of the flip unit is the connecting...

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