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123businesscards - Design & print your business cards on demand. View . Labels: PERSONAL MANUFACTURING 2.0, PRINTING 2.0 Alchemymodels - Architectural rapid prototyping (by 3D printing). View . Labels: 3D 2.0, DESIGN 2.0 (ARCHITECTURAL -), PERSONAL MANUFACTURING 2.0
If you can imagine an object. Someone can build it. How does personal manufacturing relate to the various topics covered here? Well it democratizes manufacturing and design choices to everyone, everywhere. It decouples the design, manufacturing, assembly, and marketing of products like never before.
TreeHugger loves the idea of mass customization and downloadable designs , but, until there's a manufacturer with a computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine in every town, it won't quite be ready for prime time.
Follow these links to other Web sites of interest in the fabber community. Digital sculptors are innovative artists who design their works on a computer, then output the results with a digital fabricator. Some of the pioneers in this cutting edge medium are:
By Dr. David M. Anderson, P.E., CMC Build-to-Order Consulting www.build-to-order-consulting.com Copyright © 2010 by David M. Anderson The ultimate supply chain is able to "pull" parts and materials on-demand without delays or inventory. With such a spontaneous supply chain, manufacturers can build unforecasted products to-order and ship them immediately.
Created by design studio Platform, the Polyline modular furniture design system originated from digitally sculpted objects and designs that could potentially be used to create pieces that can be fitted in any space and situation. The concept basically aims at creating, describing and understanding forms and surfaces in order to manipulate them better in future designs.