Our designer spotlight this week features Corretta Singer. A Shapie with some serious imagination and awesome steam punk aesthetic, her shop is a great example of the endless possibilities of 3D printing.
Tell us a little bit about yourself: Who are you? Where are you located? I am a 3D generalist and animator currently living in Jamaica. I was born in Switzerland, but came to Jamaica when I was 5 years old with my mother and younger brother. I started out as a painter and visual artist but branched off into 3D and digital art after high school.
Mother's Day is just around the corner here in the US, and we want to make sure you can get your goods in time for your lovely mothers and important women in your life. We’ve mapped out a schedule for select materials, and you can always reference our material pages for more information. These cut-off dates are based on next day shipping for a May 9th delivery within the US. If you are ordering from outside the US, or ordering a personalized product, please allow for extra time.
For the designer spotlight this week, we are highlighting Matthew Levy and Martin Griswold of Quantitative Design! They've also let us in on some of their design secrets, for our first ever BONUS MATERIAL section of the designer spotlight. The duo translates complex data into beautiful pendants, further opening our eyes to the endless capabilities of 3D printing. If you love space and jewelry, these are your guys!
Tell us a little bit about yourself: Who are you? Where are you located? Quantitative Design is Matthew Levy and Martin Griswold. We studied physics together in college and we've always shared a passion for science, technology and design. Matthew is currently based in San Francisco, finishing his PhD on simulations of giant lasers and laser fusion. In between calculating and computing, he's worked as a fashion model and as a photographer in places like Los Angeles and Tokyo. Martin just recently got his PhD studying plasma rockets and lives in New York City.
We're proudly bringing back Friday Finds - sharing with you products, shops, and designers who are using their creative 3D printing powers in new, fun and exciting ways. This week, we present to you Thinker Things! Bryan Salt is the creator behind the brand. As a veteran of the 3D technology world, Bryan has 27 years of experience including virtual reality, games, television & mobile 3D engines. With Thinker Thing, he wants to make 3D printing accessible to everyone - even children!
It has been an exciting and busy week for Shapeways in Europe. First of was the Shapeway factory tour on Friday the 28 of march. Later that same week Shapeways took part in the first ever Eindhoven Mini Maker Faire 2014. We were also the proud sponsor of the Makerdays Hackaton.
For this weeks designer spotlight, we'd love to introduce Susan Taing. With a background in product marketing and having worked around the world, we highlight Susan on Shapeways today as the proud founder of bhold, a company revolving around practical, well designed products that truly utilizes 3D printing to it's full potential.
Tell us a little bit about yourself: Who are you? Where are you located? I am a designer and maker who loves making useful and beautiful things, founder of bhold. I've worked at the intersection of technology and creative for most of my career. I'm originally from and now live in New York...
This week we are highlighting somersault18:24, a duo who is combining their love of science and design to come up with some amazing pieces. Their shop is a window into a microscopic world that, without their creative minds paired the precision of 3D printing, we otherwise would not be able to see... none the less wear as beautiful jewelry.
Tell us a little bit about yourself: Who are you? Where are you located? Luk: I’m Luk, I live in Diest, Belgium. I’m a former research scientist, but recently moved for 100% to somersault18:24. somersault18:24 is my creative outlet to combine science and art, my 2 biggest passions. Idoya: And I am Idoya, the Spanish half of somersault18:24. I live in Leuven, Belgium where I still work as a research scientist. somersault18:24 is the way to express my passion for art and science in a creative way.
This week, we focus our designer spotlight on Hong Chen, a relatively new Shapie with a shop that we can't help but love. From abstract jewelry and fun iPhone cases to fossils rendered in metal, we're sure you will enjoy watching her shop grow as much as we have.
Tell us a little bit about yourself: Who are you? Where are you located? My name is Hong Chen, and I live in San Francisco Bay Area. Before I moved to the U.S. four years ago, I had been working as a licensed architect for more than ten years in China. I’ve completed dozens of architectural designs in large scale, and I love designing things in small scale too, such as jewelry and gadgets. Now I started my own design studio, Muse Inspiration, which is focused on fashion accessories and home decoration designs by utilizing 3D modeling and 3D printing technology.
This week, we're celebrating March 14 (3.14) - Pi Day. We wanted to take the time to appreciate the beauty of math and how designers and modelers in the 3D printing world use it to make unique, aesthetically pleasing, fascinating works of mathematical art.
This week, we're highlighting Erwin Bonsma who hails from Eindhoven, just like Shapeways! Erwin has a passion for puzzles and inventing, and Shapeways was a place for him to realize all of his wonderful ideas.
Tell us a little bit about yourself: Who are you? Where are you located? I am from the Netherlands, lived abroad for a few years, but am back again. I am now living in the Eindhoven "brainport" region, which is actually where Shapeways originated.
This week, inspired by upcoming International Women's Day (March 8th), we'd like to introduce Jordan Graves. Living in a world of design, you can tell Jordan has been inspired by motion graphics and digital influences, and all kinds of colors. We think the combo is pretty great.
Tell us a little bit about yourself: Who are you? Where are you located? I design a little bit of everything: jewelry, textiles, motion graphics, really anything as long as it’s digital. I graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with my BFA in Motion Media Design in 2012 and have continued to live in Savannah, GA since graduating.
The Sochi Olympics may be over, but we are celebrating some monsters over here! A big thanks to everyone who participated in our #monsterlympics contest, and thank you to Monstermatic for making such a fun app. We received lots of great entries, but it all came down to the gold, silver and bronze.
Surpassing Superman in being faster than a speeding bullet, Raw Silver and Polished Silver are now shipping to the US and Canada quicker than ever before—leaving our factory in just 10 business days! Brightening the world one 3D printed product at a time.
This weeks designer is an Australian artist working for festivals and theater, specializing in 3D printing and digital clay technology. Rob Mack's shop is getting our Mardi Gras (and costumes for any occasion, really) spirit ready.
Tell us a little bit about yourself: Who are you? Where are you located? I’m Rob Mack, aka DaddyMack, I live in Sydney Australia and have been lucky enough to have worked as an artist/designer in a wide variety of media for over 25 years now. I started painting murals and signage for local businesses and at one stage ran my own 500m2 warehouse producing props and artwork for festivals and theatre. My work is now largely digital with a focus on 3D, 3D printing, and digital clay technology.