Top 10 3D Printed Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas


Could there be anything more romantic than combining Valentine’s Day with 3D printing? I don’t think so. If you are looking for ways to bring the personalized touch of 3D printing into your Valentine’s Day gift exchange or if you’re simply interested in 3D printing jewelry, look no further. In this blog post we will show you the top 10 3D printed Valentine’s Day gift ideas.

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Materialise Just Received a Design Award — And It’s All Thanks to You


Last night our parent company, Materialise, received the renowned ‘Henry van de Velde’ design award from Design Flanders. The award honors designers and design companies for the exceptional quality of their work, their path of experimentation, and their inventiveness in the creative sector. But most importantly, this is an award for your creativity.

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Top 3 Winning Designs of the 3D Printed Apple Accessories Challenge Announced

3d printing apple products

We invited product designers and 3D modelers from all over the world to participate in our ‘3D Printed Apples Accessory Challenge’ and submit their designs to accessorize iPhones, iPads, iPods, Apple Watches or MacBooks. All participants stood a chance to receive their Apple gadget add-on as a 3D print in polyamide as well as a 200 EUR/220 USD voucher.

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Running a Professional Design Studio: Meet 3D Designer Vijay Paul

Hire a 3D Designer | Dot San

Running the professional design studio Dot San, every day Vijay Paul brings the fantastic ideas of his clients to life, no matter how creative. With a proven track record of delivering problem free complex 3D files for printing, this is the product designer you’ve been looking for. Over the past 10 years Vijay has built an international reputation with Dot San for delivering great client service and satisfaction – reason enough for us to talk with him about his inspiration, the ambition of professional 3D modelers, and the added value of 3D printed products.

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3D Printed Jewelry: Why Jewelry Designers Join the 3D Printing Revolution

3d printed frog ring

The times when 3D printed jewelry sounded like an idea from a sci-fi movie are over. More and more jewelry designers print their designs today. Since 3D printed pieces of jewelry look and feel exactly like traditionally casted objects, 3D printed jewelry is on the verge of becoming mainstream. Let’s take a closer look at this design revolution. Read more…

3D Printing for Students: 10% Student Discount


Worldwide, students 3D print miniature concept cars, architectural and functional models, prototypes, and all sorts of other things with us. We want to help you realize even more of these projects and discover the limitless possibilities of 3D printing. This is why i.materialise is offering a 10% student discount for all college and university students as well as for academic staff. Read more…

The Year of 2015 in 3D Printing: 12 Months, 12 Highlights


2015 was an incredible year for 3D printing enthusiast. Let’s look back at what happened during the last 12 months. Join us for our year in review! Read more…

Boxing Day Deal: Free Shipping on Every 3D Print Order!

Boxing Day Deal Free Shipping on Every 3D Print Order

Today, December 28th, we offer free shipping on every single 3D print order. No minimum order value, no promo code required.
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Happy Holidays from i.materialise!


In this holiday season, we’d like to say thank you for all of your support that made our progress possible. We wish you a joyful holiday and a new year filled with happiness, success and creativity! Read more…

3D Printing Materials Overview: 100 Materials & Finishes Explained


With such a great variety of 3D printing materials to choose from, it can be difficult and confusing to find the right one. But don’t worry—in this post we’ll discuss all major 3D printing materials and provide you with small previews and links to learn more about each.

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