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Connecting Making, the Arts, and Washington, DC
Connecting Making, the Arts, and Washington, DC

On Tuesday night, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Rayburn House Office Building was teeming with makers and artists showing off their stuff.  The Congressional Maker Caucus and the National Endowment for the Arts’ Making in the Arts exhibition shined a spotlight on the deep connections between making and arts for policymakers in Washington, DC...

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Why Yesterday’s Copyright Whitepaper Matters to You
Why Yesterday’s Copyright Whitepaper Matters to You

Yesterday the United States Department of Commerce released a whitepaper on remixes, first sale, and statutory damages.  While this is interesting reading for anyone who likes thinking about copyright law and how it might be reformed (i.e. every man, woman, and child on the planet), two of the areas that it covers may be especially interesting to the Shapeways community: remixes and statutory damages...

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Read all about it! Shapeways community in the news
Read all about it! Shapeways community in the news

As much as we enjoy sharing the amazing work our community does, it's always a little more fun when we see others doing it for us. We love to see community members getting the attention they deserve and know they enjoy getting the chance to share their stories of design and inspiration...

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Designer Spotlight: Benjamin Cann
Designer Spotlight: Benjamin Cann

For this weeks designer spotlight, we are excited to feature Benjamin Cann, a very inspiring shop owner with designs we could stare at for days. Benjamin has a lot of different designs, pushing the boundaries of 3D printing in really beautiful and fun ways...

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Designer Spotlight: Dane Saunders
Designer Spotlight: Dane Saunders

For this weeks designer spotlight, we are excited to feature Dane Saunders, industrial designer and enthusiastic entrepreneur and creator! Dane's shop is full of interesting, fun items that clearly express a love for experimentation! Learn about his process and inspiration below...

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Designer Spotlight: Jeremie Brunet
Designer Spotlight: Jeremie Brunet

This week we are thrilled to highlight Jeremie Brunet, mechanical engineer and designer behind Jeremie Brunet 3D fractals. His shop is full of fascinating designs that let us visualize a world we normally can't see. Check out his shop and learn more about his inspiration below...

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