“Sustainable development is – development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.”
The retail industry is just one of the many reasons why the expectations for 3D printing technology are so high. In this industry, additive manufacturing can change every single step of the supply chain and offers fully customized retail products. There is a large gap between the future of retail and the processes and technology… Continue reading Is the Hype for Real when it comes to 3D printing?
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Image via newmoney.gov While we’ve been off focusing on other initiatives, others have taken up the mantle that 3D printing has a lot in common with 2D printing. Check out this recent article that suggests much of the recent anxiety around 3D printing stems from lessons learned in traditional, 2D printing.…
Prof. Mary Visser, Holder of the Herman Brown Chair teaches sculpture and 3D modeling at Southwestern University. Her artwork has appeared in more than 130 exhibitions around the world including the touring e-Form Cybersculpture exhibition for the 2008 Olympic events in China. Visser received her MFA in sculpture from The Ohio State University and is… Continue reading Mary Visser – “Although the technology is simple in concept, it is evolutionary in what it offers”
Very interesting! Sarah is the founder of Convolo Design, an Australian-based design studio. I asked her her thoughts on the 3D printing industry and how she uses the technology in her work. Sarah, could you let us know about your background and what brought you into 3D printing in the first place? I studied nine… Continue reading Sarah Ceravolo – “Whatever your passion is, chances are there is a relevant application within 3D printing for it”
The objective here is to see and understand the impact of 3d printing in Retail industry particularly -merchandising, visual merchandising, display and digital printing as a whole. But before going that far, there is a need to explain in layman’s language, What is 3D printing? How does it work? Once I explain, I will go to how does the IDEA of 3D printing effects consumers and retailers, and more importantly, Me & You associated with the retail for a living.