Design collection exhibitions This is For Everyone: Design Experiments for the Common Good and Making Music Modern: Design for Ear and Eye close today.

[Neri Oxman, Mediated Matter Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, W. Craig Carter, MIT Materials Science and Engineering, Stratasys. Imaginary Beings (Medusa 2). 2012. The Museum of Modern Art, New York]


3D Printed Quadruped Run Cycle
'3D Printing Is An Ecosystem, Not A Device': Jennifer Lawton, MakerBot

Liam enjoys his “bionic hand”, the product of a 3D Printer (Image courtesy of MakerBot) Today I met an amazing woman entrepreneur: Jennifer Lawton, president of 3D printing leader MakerBot (now a subsidiary of Stratasys following the mid June 2013 acquisition for $604M reported by contributor Kelly Clay here.) Lawton was in […]

Lawton and her team (she serves with CEO Bre Pettis) are at the helm of a technology revolution with MakerBot. She asserts that 3D printing is not about hardware devices at all. In actuality it is about an ecosystem of innovation, she says, opening the window to possibilities that have never been thought of before.


MIT + Stratasys: 4D Printed self-folding cube strand.