With little post-processing required, Evolve part finish will rival injection molding at lower costs than current additive processes. This will be ideal for runs of 5,00 to 20,000. Unlike most current processes, the materials available will be standard injection materials, not requiring compromise to meet process. Evolve are nearing commercial production.
This 3D Printed House is built in a day for under $10,000. While other 3D printed houses have been built previously, this is the first to be officially permitted to go up in the US. This opens doors to expansion and cost reduction.
For anyone starting a design studio, working independently, or wanting to grow the company they work for, this interview with Farm Design founder, Aaron Atchison, is full of invaluable insight into getting to the next level.
Here is an excellent short article you might share with a client, if you are a designer. And if you are a business owner, please read this to understand why good design matters, and is worth every penny.
How Can Product Designers Help Solve The World’s Massive E-Waste Problem? “I think that’s what strikes me most from running a design agency. I know how sophisticated production methods are. I know how sophisticated clients are to bring things to market, but once we get to this end of market, it’s a different world.”