With traditional bricklaying under pressure, can 3D printing techniques by the Eindhoven's University of Technology offer a solution?

Published in News
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 00:00

3D-printed cars

The ubiquitous technology is coming up fast in the industry’s rear-view mirror, with the first cars set to hit the market next year

Published in News
Thursday, 25 September 2014 14:50

3D Printing

Severing the link between design and manufacture will not lead to a revolution of makers. It will leave us in a world full of horrible kitsch

Published in Crimes Against Design
Friday, 11 July 2014 11:38

Rapid Response Collecting at the V&A

Katie Perry’s false eyelashes, a 3D-printed gun, Primark jeans and Christian Louboutin shoes are the latest additions to the Victoria & Albert Museum’s collection. Debika Ray spoke to the curator of a new exhibition to find out why

Published in Features
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 13:00

Highlights from 100% Design

During London Design Festival, 100% design welcomed more than 27,000 visitors over four days at Earls Court in London, and this year expanded into both exhibition halls. Here are three of Icon’s highlights from the show.

Published in News
Wednesday, 08 May 2013 10:00

Profile: DUS Architects

Dutch practice DUS proposes an alternative architecture through social networks, temporary interventions and open sourcing. Now it is printing its first building, a canal house in Amsterdam, which it hopes will be replicated and reworked along the city's northern waterways

Published in Features

Neri Oxman's experiments with 3D printing include furniture coverings that behave like skin, clothes that mimic a spider's thread and medical equipment modelled onw animal fur. Could such "biologically inspired" design hold the key to the technology's future?

Published in Features