Prosthetic Eyes Made Affordable

In 2010, a British company called Fripp Design and Research began a project with the Manchester Metropolitan University to develop a solution to a global healthcare problem. Together they found that people who were in need of prosthetic eyes were unable to obtain them due to its high cost. As a result, they teamed up…

3D Printed Sign Language Humanoid Robot

Sign language is one of the most difficult languages to learn that takes years to understand and grasp. It doesn’t just consist of using the hands, but includes using facial expressions and body movement. The common misconception that most people have about sign language is that it is universal, when in fact there are over…

Be Comfortable with Diversity

Debra Keenahan, an Australian artist, uses life-sized 3D printed sculptures of herself to make a statement about how society views achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism. Rather than seeing dwarfism as a disability, assuming that they are incapable, or unintelligent, Keenahan wants to confront the issues about her condition. As a person with achondroplasia, “I will…

First 3D Printed Midsole Running Shoe

Adidas has raced its way to the top by creating the first mass produced running shoe to have 3D printed midsoles in the world. They call it Futurecraft 4D, which will have more than 100,000 pairs available on the market by the end of 2018. Partnered with Carbon, Inc., a 3D printing company located in…

3D Printers Provide Medical Supplies in Gaza

  Three years after the war in the Gaza Strip and it is still left in ruins today. The war has left many without a home, power, water, and has made medical equipment scarce. Those that have been injured or fallen ill struggle to survive. While it may be easy for others to obtain medical…

“The first human to live on Mars might not be astronauts, but farmers.” Source: NASA

Meet 3Dponics

The first-ever Farming, Science and 3D Printing Mash-up   “Spyder 3D World is all about joining communities,” explains Joe Bloomfield, CEO of the online community. “Small businesses have the power to share ideas, make things better by working together, and this collaboration with 3Dponics is a perfect example of how 3D printing enthusiasts are making…

We Have a Winner

We Have a Winner!

We have a winner! Congratulations to Mike Grauer Jr of Tacoma, WA! Mike is the winner of the SeeMeCNC 3D printer giveaway. This sweepstakes is over, but another contest series is right around the corner! Follow us on social media or fill out the opt-in form below to receive notifications of upcoming Spyder 3D World promotions and events.…

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Meet the Designer: Walter Hsiao

Our talented designers are an eclectic group from all over the world. Find out what drives their passion for 3D design as they reveal more about themselves in our Meet the Designer series. Their tips, inspiration, and wisdom will provide you with an insider’s view of 3D printing, along with a few laughs and surprises…

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Spyder 3D World 3D Printer Directory

New, ‘No Commission’ 3D Printer Directory Connects Printer Owners Directly With Designers Adding another dimension to the sharing economy, Spyder 3D World today announced the addition of a local printer directory to its growing online community. For those who want their makes printed on demand, the directory provides an opportunity to connect with experienced 3D…