Posts by Category: Prototyping

Community June 23, 2015 posted by

The Cardboard Modular Robots of [m]MTM

The success of the class on “How to Make Something That Makes (almost) Anything” taught by Neil Gershenfeld and now a vast international fab lab team at the MIT led to the…

Read More
The Cardboard Modular Robots of [m]MTM
Community May 30, 2015 posted by

OSCE 2015, the 5 Days World Event For a Circular Economy

I keep hearing the words “circular economy” and for some reason it always takes me a few seconds to remember what we’re talking about. It is about round bills? Well, “3D…

Read More
OSCE 2015, the 5 Days World Event For a Circular Economy
Prototyping January 21, 2015 posted by

The AirBoard: Prototype the Internet of Things

A new wireless development platform is born: the AirBoard. Launched on Kickstarter yesterday, it already raised 80% of its goal. Tiny, Wireless, Ultra Fast The AirBoard is a $25 tiny…

Read More
The AirBoard: Prototype the Internet of Things
Prototyping November 27, 2014 posted by

Prototype with Cardboard: Shaping Techniques (Part 3)

The cardboard prototyping series continues. After part 1 on types of cardboard and part 2 on how to cut cardboard, I explore here different ways to shape it. In this article, I also…

Read More
Prototype with Cardboard: Shaping Techniques (Part 3)
Prototyping November 19, 2014 posted by

How to Cut Cardboard (Prototyping with Cardboard Part 2)

Now that you chose your cardboard (as detailed in Part 1 of this series on cardboard prototyping), let’s see how to cut cardboard. Sometimes a simple cut can make a…

Read More
How to Cut Cardboard (Prototyping with Cardboard Part 2)
Prototyping November 6, 2014 posted by

Prototyping with Cardboard (Part 1)

Cardboard for prototyping presents 3 big advantages: it’s cheap it’s sturdy it’s recyclable It’s one of the most practical skills you can learn for designing products. Almost free, easy to…

Read More
Prototyping with Cardboard (Part 1)
Prototyping March 14, 2014 posted by

Modelling Clay and Moldable Plastic for Prototyping

In my quest to learn how to prototype great products, and share my discoveries with you in the process, I got interested in clay and moldable plastics for prototyping. I…

Read More
Modelling Clay and Moldable Plastic for Prototyping
Prototyping November 6, 2013 posted by

Round-Up of Online 3D Modeling Classes for Prototyping and 3D Printing

Having access to fabrication spaces filled with CNC machines is exciting… but before to use machines, you need to know how to 3D model. I’m myself a newbie regarding 3D…

Read More
Round-Up of Online 3D Modeling Classes for Prototyping and 3D Printing
Prototyping August 5, 2013 posted by

MaterialMatters Series N°1: PLA Plastic

Material Matters is a new series of articles that will come regularly on MakingSociety featuring… materials.  From prototyping to final product, manufacturing machines to packaging boxes, knowing materials and what…

Read More
MaterialMatters Series N°1: PLA Plastic
Prototyping July 11, 2013 posted by

37 Marketplaces to Share, Buy and Sell Designs for 3D Printing

Many entrepreneurs are seeing opportunities in 3D printing marketplaces. Offering a service to amateur designers for selling their 3D files seem to be the big deal. For now, market size…

Read More
37 Marketplaces to Share, Buy and Sell Designs for 3D Printing
Welcome to MakingSociety
MakingSociety newsletter

Follow MakingSociety

Search