Something Beautiful in Jewellery/Accessories – Zaha Hadid and Other Architects Design Shoes for United Nude
16 June, 2015

It seems 3D printing has been fully embraced by couture shoe designers now. Dutch-British shoe designers United Nude have invited five world-class architects to design some incredible

Avi Reichental’s TED Talk About the Future of 3D Printing
10 June, 2015

This fantastic lecture comes courtesy of a former student and author of the blog. (Thank you, Anissa!) President and CEO of 3D Systems Avi Reichental has presented quite

Sentimental About The Future – Jewellers Who Wear Their Use Of 3d Printing Technology Proudly
1 June, 2015

It seems the trend in jewellers using 3D printed materials as the product for sale itself continues to grow. With each new wave of 3D printed jewellers

Something Beautiful in Jewellery – Wallace Chan
11 May, 2015

For this month’s Something Beautiful in Jewellery feature, I present the technical and visual wonder that is Wallace Chan. You know you’re a top-tier investment jewellery designer when you don’t

A Replacement For the STL File Format? – 3MF Consortium Introduces a New 3D Printing File Format
8 May, 2015

Over the past week a consortium of major players in 3D printing and software development (including Dassault Systèmes S.A., FIT AG/netfabb GmbH, Microsoft Corporation, HP, Shapeways, Inc., SLM Solutions Group AG, and Autodesk Inc.) have

Introducing Cadfolio – A New Production Management Website for CAD Jewellery Businesses
1 May, 2015

For those who have been following this blog for a while, you’ll know I’ve been quite keen on following the changes happening with the way CAD and

Shining3D’s New 3D Printed Fashion Contest
30 April, 2015

Hangzhou based company Shining3D has launched a fashion design contest where people are asked to create catwalk pieces using 3D printing. It would seem news of this was first

Making Bespoke Toys with Hasbro, Mattel and 3D Printing
22 April, 2015

Given the speed at which 3D printers have been improving in the past few years, I knew it was only a matter of time before 3D printed toys reached

Ganoksin Article – Design Applications For Laser Engraving
21 April, 2015

Ever the great source for technical information for jewellers, Ganoksin has published a great article featuring several independent designers who have found innovative uses for laser engraving

Something Beautiful in Jewellery – Shiruba Tree Bespoke Wood and Silver Jewellery
6 April, 2015

Sometimes you can take very old processes and combine them together to find a new innovation in jewellery making. For my latest entry in Something Beautiful in Jewellery,