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The i.materialise blog keeps you updated about outstanding 3D designs, the newest 3D printing technologies and the best 3D modeling software tutorials.
A Cathedral of 3D-Printed Transparent Resin

A Cathedral of 3D-Printed Transparent Resin

Using 3D Printing to print architectural models is nothing new, but these models of the Šibenik Cathedral of St. James 3D-printed in transparent resin are breathtaking!

A replica of this UNESCO World Heritage Site in Croatia was created for an exhibition and 3D-printed in transparent resin and the results are stunningly detailed.

Read on to know more about this creation and the fascinating measurement process for the 3D design, drones included!

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3D Printing in Rubber-like with Cristian Marzoli

3D Printing in Rubber-like with Cristian Marzoli

Light and flexible are the main characteristics that Cristian Marzoli, an Italian architect and designer, uses to describe this 3D printing material. We would add strong and durable!

The magic of rubber-like is this mixture of softness and durability. With a sandy granular look, this is the 3D printing material of choice to 3D print squeezable models, and it’s also a great option for fashion and jewelry.

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How to Get the Perfect Multicolor+ 3D Print

How to Get the Perfect Multicolor+ 3D Print

Have you already discovered Multicolor +, our new 3D printing material in full color?

Maybe you are you thinking about 3D printing your next design with Multicolor+ but you don’t know what to expect. In this article we will explain how the technology behind Multicolor+ actually works, what colors can you expect and how to model your 3D design to get the perfect full-color 3D print.

Here’s all you need to know about 3D printing in Multicolor+!

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Art and 3D Printing: Meet Curious Artist Koenraad Van Daele

Art and 3D Printing: Meet Curious Artist Koenraad Van Daele

3D printing is a very broad concept that includes many different technologies, materials and even 3D design software. This also means there is a world of possibilities for creative artists willing to experiment like Koenraad Van Daele.

As a longtime friend of i.materialise, this Belgian artist is a good example of a curious mind experimenting with diverse 3D printing materials and sizes.

Welcome to the 3D-printed world of Koen Van Daele! (more…)