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    Fab 11 best video contributions and a Fab12 2016 teaser!

    International Fab Lab Network members from more than 450 labs in 55 countries gathered last August 2015 in the birthplace of the Fab Lab concept. We come together this year to explore how the ability to “Make...

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    Design your own PCBs with Open Source tool Fritzing

    We love the open source philosphy when we think about OS, hardware, software and programming languages as well. But what about the tool we use to develop our PCB blueprint? FritZing is the solution! Fritzing is an...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Open Source Ecology shows how to enter a $100B market with Open Source

    Critics of the open source economy point out that “Open source is a system of development that doesn’t have the requisite positive feedback loops needed to build a viable economic system.” Open Source Ecology released their “4...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Welcome to Mataerial a new approach to Spatial Additive Manufacturing

    Amazing project for a new approach to additive manufacturing in arts and architecture. Again from Barcelona Fablab – IaaC: MATAERIAL – a brand new method of additive manufacturing. This patent-pending method allows for creating 3D objects on...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    A Key paper on EU Design Law that you should read if doing business in Hardware

    In case you work with open source hardware, this paper will explain you very well how to deal with EU design Law: it’s a good (tough advanced) read for those of you thinking to start a business...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    An Open Source Chair made of Plywood and a Ratchet Strap

    Beautiful project spotted on instructable that shows how clever can open designers be: This chair is made from a 1/2 sheet of plywood, uses no glue or fasteners, and is held together by a single ratchet strap....

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • PUNGAS raising funds to open source 3D Printed Shoe Accessories platform

    Very cool project merging design, art, technology: PUNGAS are bold SHOE ACCESSORIES. They are 3D printed, easy to use, wearable on different parts of your sneakers, colorful, and the byproduct of an exclusive collaboration between HICKIES and...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • 3D-Printed Furniture Joinery debuts

    super cool ideas from Milan designers: 3d printed connectors for furniture! In Milan, Studio Minale-Maeda presented Keystones, a 3D printed connector that holds together various components of a piece of furniture so that it can be assembled with...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    3Drag K8200: the most amazing Mods and Hacks

    Some weeks ago we launched our contest to see what you can do with a 3Drag printer and some results to achieve. With this post, we are showcasing you some cool stuff made by 3Drag fans: you...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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    Kitchen becomes open source: Valcucine’s call for ideas launched

    So we’re finally mature to see Open Source coming into new  businesses. This move from Valcucine is really promising and shows another time that often smaller brands are smarter than industry behemoths. Valcucine and dotdotdot are making...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Contest 3Drag/K8200

    Trying to figure out what kind of cool stuff you can create with a 3D printer it’s not always easy if you just look to a magazine talking about it or hosting an advertising page: to fully...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Incredibly cool Laser-Sintered Wearable Art grabs the spots at a 3D Printshow in Paris

    Incredibly cool Laser-Sintered Wearable Art grabs the spots at a 3D Printshow in Paris. Seeing the incredible complexity of this piece of Art is great to understand how 3D printing can revolutionise several industries (fashion included). Democratization...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Machine Series wants to merge FDM and Open Design

    Machine Series is a platform that lives between industry and artisans, producing elegant everyday objects through approachable, open source manufacturing technologies. The goal of Machine Series is to craft simplicity out of complexity – to create restrained,...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Introducing Valentina, Free software for Open Source Fashion

    An interesting project about a Free software tool that is in the making to design fashion. A project you should keep an eye on, in case you’re following the Open Source Fashion industry. Unfortunately is still very...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Spherebot Reloaded: Customize Your Xmas

    Let’s create a plotter to decorate Christmas Tree balls with writing and drawings. Christmas is coming you dusted off your xmas tree and decorated it: everybody try to make it different, buying new decorations and balls of...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Chat with Dave Hakkens: that’s why Phonebloks it’s about Co-Design and OpenSource

    Phonebloks and Project Ara Few days ago, after the presentation of the joint venture between Phonebloks and Motorola, called Project Ara, that I pretty enthusiastically commented earlier on this blog, we reached out to Phonebloks website with...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Interview to Alastair Parvin and Wikihouse project

      For the latest episode of our Meet The Founders interviews we are releasing today the intervivew we made recently with WIkihouse funder Alastair Parvin. The interview come up superbe and it touches a lot of topics,...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Domestic Science Machines: hacking kitchen tools into Medical Devices

    How to hack domestic, kitchen tools  and transform it into Medical Devices: via Domestic Science Machines. Inspired by hacked laboratory equipment “Domestic Science Machines” are a collection of devices that combine the regular use of home appliances with a scientific...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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