3D Printing Photobooth in Japan

3D printing is destined to be the future, but how can it be brought to mainstream? Japan-based creative company Party created a pop-up store named Omote 3D Shashin Kan in Harajuku area of Tokyo. Using 3D scanning and 3D printing technology, you can create a mini-figure of yourself in this new type of photobooth. A…

More on 3D printing – Make it Physible

We shared the Send to Print/ Print to Send exhibition two days ago (click here if you miss it). In case you are still puzzled about what 3D printing is, here is a great TED video by Lisa Harouni, co-founder of Digital Forming. By now you should be convinced that 3D printing will be part…

Send to Print/ Print to Send

I believe we are approaching the tipping point of 3D printing. Additive manufacturing (another term for 3D printing) has been in the manufacturing industry for almost 30 years. It is used mainly for creating prototype for industrial use. The high cost and inefficiency have been the barriers limiting the application in producing finished products until…