Makers are an active bunch. Give them a new technology and they’ll come up with innovative projects and creative uses for it before you can blink. 3D printing is no different. Check out five of the craziest things makers have 3D printed so far.Read More
Not everyone that loves CAD design does it for a career. Some people design as a hobby. It might be DIY to-dos around the house, designing parts of the house itself or any number of maker projects. Some enjoy the freedom to create whatever they want at their own pace. No deadlines, stress or meetings.
And, luckily there are plenty of free and affordable tools for you to be able to design to your heart’s content. There are tools for different levels of experience…even kids can learn to design. The following tools are some of most accessible and sophisticated available.
NASA (US National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Centennial Challenges is a program that offers prizes for competitions to solve problems “of interest to NASA and the nation.” To receive diverse ideas, the competition is open to inventors and innovators, including small businesses, student groups and individuals. The objectives of the program are:Read More
More than 2.8 million designers use SOLIDWORKS around the world. However, according to Computer Aided Technology (CATI), many of these users are not as productive as they could be due to an inferior setup of their workstations. The benefits of optimizing your workstation for SOLIDWORKS include:Read More
While many companies and brands are creating incredible designs and products, so are some amazing students. Senior projects and student competitions breathe some new life into CAD design and engineering. Maybe it’s their fresh perspective or their excitement over one of their first projects that has a little more at stake than a grade.Read More
These days, you can find information on design and engineering just about anywhere. There are blog posts, social media posts, articles, portfolios, etc. However, there’s one platform that you may not have considered: Podcasts.Read More
3Dconnexion builds its line of SpaceMouse 3D mice and its brand new CadMouse to make designing more comfortable, productive and fun. This is only possible by working closely with the movers and shakers in the CAD software world, which is why our new partnership with Onshape has us so excited.
As 3D printed objects have made their way to food, toys and even fashion, why not home improvement? From home accessories to tools, 3D printing is making new possibilities in the DIY market.Read More
You don’t have to be a total gear head to appreciate a beautiful car design. After all, you’re a design professional at heart and automobiles often look just as cool as they function.Read More
Have you ever found yourself stuck on a design and looking for expertise on which way to go next? Are you justcurious what some of the top engineering minds are working on or talking about?Twitter offers a great way to get new information, feedback and share your own expertise.