Digital Wanderings

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A crash course to become a 3D Printing guru

You’ve been asked to use 3D printing to make something extraordinary. And you have near zero idea of how it works. Good. The following might be handy. It starts with a basic intro so that you can hook on to a few concepts, continues with recipes to make immediate use of these readily-available-in-almost-any-slicer-features, and lights…

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“La tête dans les nuages” – Making of

The story La tête dans les nuages a été crée durant un atelier collaboratif, organisé par la réunion des musée nationaux / grand palais. Un WE dédié à inventer des applications avec une version beta de leur API (application programming interface), dans les locaux de Google à Paris. Le déroulement de l’atelier se passe en 4 temps:…

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3D printer @ University – One year later

About a year ago, a 3D Printer has been added to the palette of workshop tools of a university, in the product design department, and incentive for using it has been given in the form of training sessions: one for the 3rd year students, another for their teachers, and the last one for the workshop manager. Following to that kickoff, the 3D printer has been made available…

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Diving into the makers universe

A few days ago someone asked me where they could find more informations me, and on what i do, with examples of my works. I guess that they want to know if i’m a designer. It’s hard to answer. I’ll give it a try, in the form of a timeline Last january, while making breakfast, i started wondering how to make a nicer…

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3D printer @ University – Kickoff

Spending 5 days on a 3D printing workshop with to-be product designers at the ALBA School / University, After a brief intro to designs made with 3D printers, kinds of machines, toolchain and a prospective, the students have been invited to enter a product contest – products tailored for the 3D printing process -, and … to assemble by themselves, from…

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3DP Strength Test

Putting to the test a bag holder to see how much weight it can take, the degenerescence / failure mode and ability of FEA to detect the issues. The piece : Printed at 250°C with a colorfull but problematic ABS filament. The filament is bubbling when extruded, probably due to moisture that tries to find its way…

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