Orbit Is a 3D Printed Table Light by Quirino for Gantri

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                                San Francisco-based <a href="https://www.gantri.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Gantri</a> is a platform that 3D prints design-focused lighting and their latest release comes from Quirino, a design studio based in Monterrey, Mexico. <a href="https://www.gantri.com/products/10030/orbit-table-light-by-quirino?s=sm&amp;c=snow"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Orbit</a> is a minimalist table light that easily rotates on its base much like the smooth movement of the planets. Direct the flow of light around the room and watch as the shadows change. It can also sit on its flat base for an ambient uplight.
Orbit is 3D printed out of corn-based PLAs (polylactic acid) before being hand-finished with a matte, soft-touch exterior. It comes in three colors – Snow, Fog, and Carbon.
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Ica & Kostika Launches with the 3D Printed Mycelium Shoe

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                                <a href="https://www.icakostika.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Ica &amp; Kostika</a> just launched their 3D printing studio with the goal of creating fashion-forward footwear via computational design. The Mycelium Shoe is just as much sculpture as it is a shoe, an intricate work of art that&#8217;s designed to make a statement. Whether that statement is on a runway, Lady Gaga&#8217;s feet, or walking down a city street remains to be seen. While we don&#8217;t know where they&#8217;ve end up, we do know a bit about how they began.
The Mycelium Shoe benefits from the latest 3D printing has to offer. First, the future wearer downloads the app and uploads a series of photos of their feet. Their algorithm then creates a 3D sketch that allows for fit improvements before 3D printing and finishing with automotive grade technologies that make up the final structure. The result is a custom fit, wearable shoe with a unique silhouette that will surely
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Zaha Hadid Architects’ 3D Printed Hat Tops the Crowd

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                                Last week&#8217;s <a href="https://www.thehighline.org/hatparty2018" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">High Line Hat Party</a> gleefully advertised itself as a &#8220;<em>clothing optional, hats required</em>&#8221; fashion-forward soiree – the sort of fashionably festive Gotham social event where participants feel compelled to put on a show. Though we didn&#8217;t attend, we&#8217;re crowning the sweeping fluidity of <a href="http://www.zaha-hadid.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Zaha Hadid Architects</a>&#8216; 3D-printed H-Line Hat as &#8220;best in show&#8221;.

Mirroring the undulating interlocking chevrons of Zaha Hadid Architects’ 520 West 28th’s steel facade, the H-Line looks particularly inspired by the architecture when placed upon a surface.

The complex computer-aided weaves and waves characteristic of the late architect Zaha Hadid’s work is on full display in hat form, a fashionable reference to the sweeping steel facade of the firm’s recently completed 11-story 520 West 28th luxury condo development – the lone NYC project attributed to the late architect, Zaha Hadid. ZHA director Patrik Schumacher’s 3D-printed nylon hat takes on some of the same curvature of the inspiring
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The Logigram Turntable Combines Analog Audio With 3D Printing

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                                Music has a long history of bringing people together, and in the case of Italian architect Luca Chieregato and Chilean industrial designer Josefina Troncoso, it was their shared passion for music that inspired a collaboration under the studio moniker <a href="https://defoss.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">DEFOSS</a> (an acronym of &#8220;Design, Furniture, Objects in Space&#8221;). The Logigram Turntable is the result of their efforts – an analog record player featuring an innovative anti-vibrational CNC milled plinth and 3D-printed tonearm comprised of only three sections.
Designed and manufactured in Italy, DEFOSS efforts have resulted in three versions of the Logigram turntable, each designed to appeal to varying levels of entry-level audiophile specifications: the Logigram One Black/White, Logigram One Premium, and Logigram One Ultimate. The first two feature a slim 30mm plinth, with the all-wood Premium model standing above the more affordable wood fiber built Black/White editions. The Unsurprisingly, the Ultimate model represents their most premium efforts, with aa noticeably larger build
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LAYERS: A Collection of 3D Printed Everyday Objects by UAU project

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                                Presented during NYCxDESIGN, LAYERS is a collection of household objects that are designed by <a href="http://uauproject.com/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">UAU project</a> to be made at home using a desktop 3D printer. While desktop 3D printers have often been seen as a novelty and not capable of producing anything useful, the Warsaw-based studio aims to change that to prove that design-focused products can be 3D printed at home.
The products may be designed by them in Poland but the items themselves can be printed anywhere in the world without the need for the typical supply chain, thereby reducing costs and their carbon footprint. And since the entire design is a digital creation, it can be customized by each individual. Each product is printed using 100% biodegradable PLA filaments, which also happen to be made from renewable resources. Photos by Jan Kriwol, Daniel Jaroszek, and UAU Project.
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BMW and MIT Envision Automotive Interiors That Can Change Shape

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                                In the near future car interiors may transcend the limitations of today&#8217;s fixed passenger layouts, capable of morphing into different configurations as desired using adaptable 3D-printed inflatable structures as developed by researchers at BMW Design Department in collaboration with MIT’s Self-Assembly Laboratory.
On display at the V&A for The Future Starts Here exhibition, the collaboration between the BMW Design Department and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Self-Assembly Lab explores the possibilities offered by complex printed silicone assemblages connected with precise pneumatic controls to manipulate volume and shape. The effects are not unlike watching the initial malleable bodies of arthropods as they emerge from larval state. In configurable groupings, the technology is envisioned to offer automotive interior designs the ability to design cars with cabins capable of transforming, adapting, and morphing from one state to another. At the touch of a button, seating could be moved, or even added, to different sections of
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Studio Hagel Remixes 3D Printed Adidas ALPHAEDGE 4D

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                                Oxygen and light applied onto liquid polymer. That&#8217;s the formula <a href="https://www.adidas.com/us"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Adidas</a> is using to manufacture their latest generation of footwear, the <a href="https://www.adidas.com/us/alphaedge-4d-shoes/AC8485.html"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">ALPHAEDGE 4D</a>. Digital Light Synthesis was developed with <a href="https://www.carbon3d.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Carbon</a> to allow the footwear makers to tailor midsole structure for cushioning, stability, and comfort specific to the weight and activity of its wearer. Now Amsterdam’s <a href="http://www.studiohagel.com/" data-wpel-link="external"  rel="external noopener noreferrer">Studio Hagel</a> is using the 3D-printed midsoles and compositing a hybrid shoe as componetry to reconstruct their own unique hi-top reinterpretation.
From Andy Barr, Adidas’s global category director for running:
With AlphaEdge 4D our goal is to enhance the athlete’s preparation for their sport. Running is the foundation of every athlete’s training and at adidas we understand that each athlete exhibits different movement patterns based on their sport, stature and gender.
The original goals of the ALPHAEDGE 4D as stated above – available domestically in the US since February – may have been motivated in
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Nervous System Launches Porifera 3D Printed Ceramic Jewelry with Formlabs

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/nervous-system-launches-porifera-3d-printed-ceramic-jewelry-with-formlabs/porifera-nervous-system-3d-jewelry-formlabs-1/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/05/Porifera-nervous-system-3d-jewelry-formlabs-1-810x540.jpg" alt="Nervous System Launches Porifera 3D Printed Ceramic Jewelry with Formlabs" /></a>
                                <a href="https://n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com/index.php"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Nervous System</a> is no stranger to <a href="https://design-milk.com/tag/nervous-system/"  rel="noopener" data-wpel-link="internal">3D printed jewelry</a> as they&#8217;ve been creating it since 2009, but their latest collection, <a href="https://n-e-r-v-o-u-s.com/shop/line.php?code=21"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Porifera</a>, explores a new medium: a 3D printed ceramic resin. The collection is two years in the making as they experimented with different materials in collaboration with <a href="https://formlabs.com/blog/nervous-system-developing-3d-printed-ceramic-jewelry/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Formlabs</a>. The partnership brings forth necklaces, earrings, and bracelets with shapes inspired by deep sea glass sponges. The complex forms could never have been made without new technologies that allow those complex forms to be created.
Nervous System developed custom software to create the designs and because of their changing volumes and densities, the pieces can only be produced via 3D printing. The new ceramic material is made by Formlabs and once each piece is 3D printed, it’s hand-sanded, glazed, and fired twice in a kiln up to 2340F to get that perfect shiny finish. If ceramic isn’t your thing, the collection
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