Pinshape News Posts

Guide: How to Design 3D Prints for an FDM Printer

Guide: How to Design 3D Prints for an FDM Printer

With the explosion of 3D printing in the past few years, at-home 3D printers are becoming more and more affordable. This means that more and more people are relying less on ordering 3D prints and instead joining the 3D printing movement as makers armed with their own FDM printers.

This means that a whole new population of people is looking for high-quality designs to print at home, but not all prints are FDM printable. So, how do you design an FDM compatible 3D print?  

Who is a 3D designer? (Infographic)

Who is a 3D designer? (Infographic)

Pinshape is Hiring: Full-Time UI/UX Designer Wanted!

Pinshape is Hiring: Full-Time UI/UX Designer Wanted!

We are looking for a crazy talented UX/UI designer to join our family full time and help build our design culture from our Vancouver office!

Featured Designer of the Month: Eileen Bowen (Silverbeam)

Featured Designer of the Month: Eileen Bowen (Silverbeam)

Pinshape featured designer of the month, Eileen Bowen (a.k.a, Silverbeam), talks about her journey from 3D effects school to 3D printing, how she got into 3D printed ball-jointed doll design, and more! 

3D Printed Men’s Fashion Contest On Now!

3D Printed Men’s Fashion Contest On Now!

Are you a fashion lover? Well this is your chance to show off your fashion expertise by designing for our 3D Printed Men’s Fashion Contest! Design the best outfit accessories, and you could win a Flux 3D Printer, a Swiftpoint mouse and some great prizes from Nerdblock, In Case Of and Zockster!

Featured Designer of the Month: Stefan Gales

Featured Designer of the Month: Stefan Gales

Featured Designer of the Month, Stefan Gales, tells Pinshape about his journey into 3D design and how it led him to create his beautiful 3D printed designs. 

 

San Francisco: 3D Printing Student Night Tonight

San Francisco: 3D Printing Student Night Tonight

Attention Students…and anyone interested in 3D printing!

Customizable Designs: How to Hire the Right Designer

Customizable Designs: How to Hire the Right Designer

Happy Thanksgiving from the Pinshape team! It’s already time to start shopping for holiday gifts, and nothing tells your loved ones, “see, I care,” quite as much as a 3D printed design made just for them.  

Featured Designer of the Month: Luis Daniel Sánchez García (MiniWorld)

Featured Designer of the Month: Luis Daniel Sánchez García (MiniWorld)

Featured Designer of the Month – Luis Daniel Sánchez García (MiniWorld) – took a couple of minutes to talk to Pinshape about his amazing miniature models, what got him into 3D printing and gives tricks and tips on creating 3D prints. 

Music Merch Design Contest for WALLA

Music Merch Design Contest for WALLA

Music Merch Design Contest for WALLA: Design the coolest 3D printable music merch, and you could win awesome prizes and receive royalties from all merchandise sales!

Design Tutorial: How To Create “Shuttle Launch”

Design Tutorial: How To Create “Shuttle Launch”

Our Low Poly 3D Design Contest Winner, Skye White, took some time to create a tutorial to walk us through how he conceptualized and created his first place 3D design, “Shuttle Launch.”

Winners – Low Poly 3D Printing Contest!

Winners – Low Poly 3D Printing Contest!

The results are in! We have the winners of our Low Poly 3D Printing Contest!

Thank you to everyone who submitted their brilliant designs. If you haven’t already, then you should go view the entries because they truly are spectacular. We were blown away by the level of design that was brought into this low poly contest.

We’d like to thank Exlevel and Wacom for helping us put together the fantastic prizes for this contest.