21 May '12, 4pm

Maker Faire 2012: 3D Printers All the Rage for Democratizing Creativity

Maker Faire 2012: 3D Printers All the Rage for Democratizing Creativity

Sustainability is a priority for the company, but so too is bringing the capabilities of the machine to the masses. Reichental told me that his grandfather was a shoemaker, during a time when you take the unique shape of your foot to the cobbler who would make a custom pair of shoes perfect for your feet. These days, we take our unique feet to a store where we hope to find a pair of already-made shoes that fits both our style tastes as well as our feet. More often than not, the comfort of our poor feet is sacrificed. It is essentially the same thing with creativity and 3D printing. We currently have to take our unique ideas and hope we can find or hack parts to build it. With today's 3D printing technology, however, we can make exactly the item we dream up. The ability to make what we need when we need it, without waste, and without relying on distant manufacturing plants,...

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treehugger.com 21 May '12, 5pm

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