Amazing Creations with 3D Printing

June 27, 2013

A 3D-Printed Bow Tie That Requires No Tying

For those of you who can’t seem to tie a bow tie, Japanese design studio Monocircus has a solution for you with its 3D-printed bow tie that requires no tying. To wear it, simply slip it on the top button of your shirt. This bow tie is sure to get you noticed!

3D Printed Bow Tie (photo from

Simply slot the bow tie on the top button of your shirt (photo from

3D Sugar Cube

Specializing in customized sugar sculpture designs, the Los Angeles-based design firm Sugar Lab applied 3D-printing technology to edible materials and the field of confections. These sugar sculptures would be great on top of a cake. Great piece of artistic expression!

3D Printing turns sugar from cubes to sculptures (photo from

3D Printed Sugar Sculpture (photo from

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3D Printed Eames Lounge Chair

Designer Kevin Spencer has created an Eames lounge chair replica (a much smaller version) using rapid prototyping techniques. The furniture piece includes several details, including grooves and texture (along with color) seen in the leather cushions.

3D Printed Eames Lounge Chair (photo from

3D Printed Version of the Iconic Eames Chair (photo from

Food in Space

NASA has asked a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) in Austin, Texas to study the feasibility of using additive manufacturing, better known as 3D printing, for making food in space.

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It’s amazing to see what 3D printed technology can do and all the ways it can be applied.

Written and Submitted by: Helen Zhou, Industrial Design Intern, Beyond Design, Inc.

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