3D Design News
Autodesk Releases Maya 2020
Autodesk has released Maya 2020, featuring new improvements that empower animators, modelers, riggers, and technical artists to work faster and more efficiently throughout the production pipeline.
Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP Launch 'TECLA' 3D Printed House
Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP have launched TECLA - a prototype for a 3D printed habitat, near Bologna, Italy.
Additive Industries Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge 2020
Additive Industries has launched its 6th 'Design for Additive Manufacturing' challenge. Every year, the competition challenges professionals and students to redesign an existing conventional part of a machine or product for 3D printing or to come up with new inspiring designs of functional parts.
Feel the Peel: Circular Juice Bar by Carlo Ratti Associati
Carlo Ratti Associati, in partnership with Eni, has developed an experimental Circular Juice Bar that uses oranges to make bioplastic, turns it into filament, and 3D prints disposable cups to drink the freshly-squeezed juice.
FIT Furniture Goes Open Design
FIT Furniture has made its entire collection available for download as Open Designs. Deigned by Ronen Kadushin, the collection consists of 12 pieces, of three furniture families.
New Story and Yves Béhar Unveil World's First 3D-Printed Community Design
Today, New Story has unveiled the world's first 3D-printed community design, which will provide much-needed houses for impoverished families in Latin America.
2019 SBID International Design Awards
The 10th SBID International Design Awards is now open for submissions. Considered one of the most prestigious accolades in interior design, the SBID Awards bring together the world's finest interior design projects across a range of categories.
Autodesk and MakerBot Launch Fusion 360 Design Challenge
MakerBot and Autodesk have launched a design challenge that asks entrants to create a wearable that keeps someone safe while commuting; a desktop notification device; or an office desk organizer for compact workspaces.
Lexus Announces Lisa Marks as Grand Prix Winner of 2019 Design Award
Lexus has announced Lisa Marks as the Grand Prix winner of this year's Lexus Design Award at Salone del Mobile.Milano 2019.
Sandvik Creates Smash-proof, 3D Printed Guitar
Sandvik has created a smash-proof, 3D printed guitar, then challenged rock legend Yngwie Malmsteen to smash it.
Mode Fest 2019
Motion Design Education Summit invites students and emerging designers to submit to the second biennial MODE Fest taking place during the Summit in Wellington, NZ, May 30 - June 1.
Morpholio Adds AR SketchWalk Feature to Trace
Morpholio has released AR SketchWalk, a new feature that lets users jump into a sketch. With Apple's iOS12 ARKit and Trace, you can now teleport into your sketch through your iPad, using AR to walk around a scaled plan and, even bring others with you.
Rookie Awards 2019
The 2019 Rookie Awards is now open for submissions. The competition is open to young creatives in visual effects, animation, games, virtual reality, motion graphics, and 3d visualization.
Vectary Releases 3.0
Vectary 3.0 is now out and the latest version introduces the first embeddable viewer that can be edited with a full stack 3D design tool and updated on the site instantly.
The 2019 SIGGRAPH will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, July 28-August 1. Every year, SIGGRAPH features global innovators who are changing what's possible in computer graphics, animation, VR, games, and emerging technologies.
Rijksmuseum Partners with Adobe to Create Digital Collection of 3D Models
In 2013, the Rijksmuseum took the unusual step of offering digital downloads of its collection free of charge.
Design the Difference: A Unique Design Showcase from Brompton Bicycle & Altair
On December 4, Altair will host an event that will provide an introduction to Altair Inspire, a powerful simulation suite for designers. Attendees will learn how simulation technology can help facilitate companies to 'Design the Difference' by accessing optimization technology utilising's Altair's two decades of application knowledge.
5th Additive World Design for AM Challenge
Additive Industries has launched its fifth edition of the Additive World Design for Additive Manufacturing Challenge. Competing in two categories, both professionals and students are encouraged to redesign an existing conventional part of a machine or product for 3D printing.
Adobe Stock Releases Free 3D Models for NASA's 60th Anniversary
In celebration of NASA's 60th Anniversary, Adobe Stock released a high-impact collection of free 3D models optimized for Dimension CC for the creative community to use in honor of NASA and its legacy.
FITC Amsterdam 2019
The 2019 FITC Amsterdam will be held February 18-19 at Pakhuis de Zwijger. Now in its 12th year, FITC Amsterdam is host to the latest and greatest in design, technology and cool stuff from all around the globe.
SpaceTime 2019: Call for Submissions
Organized by ACM SIGGRAPH, the SpaceTime 2019 International Student Competition offers an excellent opportunity for students to exhibit their computer-based media creative work nationally and internationally. The theme for SpaceTime 2019 is 'Thrive,' keeping with the theme of the 2019 SIGGRAPH conference.
SIGGRAPH 2018 Vancouver
The 45th SIGGRAPH conference, world's leading annual interdisciplinary educational event showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, will take place August 12-16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Brave New World: Nagami Re-thinks Design in the New Age of Technology
At 2018 Milan Design Week, Nagami will make its official debut with a pioneering project, 'Brave New World: Re-thinking Design in the New Age of Technology,' combining computational design and large-scale robotic 3D printing.
2018 Vizzies Challenge
The National Science Foundation has announced the 2018 Vizzies Challenge. The competition honors the most beautiful visualizations from the worlds of science and engineering.
3D Hubs Student Grant 2018
3D Hubs has launched a call for submissions for its 2018 Student Grant. The brief is simple: show us your use of 3D printing in your architecture project.
The Rookies 2018
The 2018 Rookies will open for submissions March 7th. The annual Awards celebrates the year's most talented student designers, illustrators, film makers, animators, developers, photographers, and digital artists.
Model Solution Enables Development of Canine Prosthetics
Model Solution is supporting the design and development of the Echo prosthetic leg, created specifically for canines.
FITC Amsterdam 2018
The 2018 FITC Amsterdam will be held February 19-20 at the Pakhuis De Zwijger. Now in its 11th year, FITC features the world's most innovative, technical and creative talks that will inspire you to pursue your dreams and create your very best work.
Abvent Launches Twinmotion 2018
The Abvent Group has launched Twinmotion 2018, the latest version of its award-winning 3D immersion software developed especially for architects, designers, landscapers and urban planners.
Converge Europe 2017: Explore the Intersection of Design and Technology
solidThinking has announced that the 2017 European Converge conference will take place October 17 at the SANAA building in Essen Germany. The conference will bring together industrial designers, design engineers, architects, and others active in product creation to explore the growing creative middle ground shared by both designers and engineers.