Cool line-up for Brighton Mini Maker Faire

Brighton Mini Maker Faire is back for the fourth year running with more maker projects than ever before taking over the Corn Exchange on Saturday, 6th September. Expect to see all sorts from underwater robots, smartphone controlled DIY cars, 3D printing, clowns made out of felt, exploding foam, electrically conductive paint, crochet and amigurumi, and mosaic making to name just a […]

The race is on to get 3D printers into schools

Ultimaker’s open source and MakerBot’s closed source 3D printers are making their way into schools. Ultimaker’s CREATE initiative in UK schools Ultimaker GB is launching 3D printing school initiative CREATE at the Education Innovation Conference in February 2014 with the aim to get a 3D printer in every UK school.

Break the Mould wrap up

Now that we have had a chance to take a deep breath after the Brighton Digital Festival, we have put together a few thoughts, facts and figures about our 3D scanning and printing art installation. We managed to pull off Break The Mould in partnership with tech start-up 3Dify and Italian artist Emilia Telese in a very short period of time (approx. four months). It […]

Developing Dreams to Break the Mould

We are getting very excited about Break the Mould, our interactive 3D printing installation. We have been working with Brighton based Italian artist Emilia Telese and tech wizards 3Dify on this. People will be invited to walk into a 3D body scanner in the shape of a giant woman’s body to get scanned and get a small sculpture of themselves […]

3D printing babies – a matter of conception

The difference between these two articles on 3D printing from in utero scans caught my eye recently. Same process, same technology, but while one seems slightly freaky and outlandish, the other seems humanistic and innovative. Don’t think you’ll have any trouble spotting which is which…