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3DPI & Protolabs X MyMiniFactory Design Competition

With less than a month until submissions close for the 3DPI & Protolabs 2019 3D Design Competition, it’s time you started finishing up your designs to submit!   Your model could be the next Official Trophy for the 3D Printing Industry Awards 2019! Can you think of a better way to get noticed by the best in the industry? Plus, you have the opportunity to win your very own Ultimaker 3!   Before this terrific competition ends, we wanted to delve deeper into what this competition can mean for you, as well as your future as 3D designer and maker. Find out what an amazing op

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Top 10 3D Printable Easter Designs

We’re already halfway through April 2019, and that means its nearly Easter. Birds are chirping; chicks and lambs are being born; and your Nan is brushing off her Sunday best to force you to go to church with her.   One of the best things about Easter, of course, is having an extra long weekend. Which  means more time for 3D printing! It also probably means you should be thinking of activities to partake in with your family and friends.   Easter Sunday comes around once a year. And while its a fun time to celebrate, buying lots of expensive decorations and memorabilia

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Hope3D X MyMiniFactory Design Competition

There are only two weeks left until we close the incredible design competition in partnership with Hope3D! But that’s plenty of time to get your submissions in.   This competition is all about making the world a better place.   So before submissions close, we want to give you more insight into this spectacular challenge and show you what a remarkable opportunity you have when you choose to enter. What Is Hope3D? Hope3D was started by an ambitious 16 year old boy named Sam Suchin. His organization is one that aims to use the mechanism of 3D printing and crowdsourcin

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Zbrush vs Fusion 360 vs Blender, Which Program is Right For You?

There are plenty of tools out there for designing and sculpting incredible models to 3D print, so how do you figure out which one is right for you?   It can be stressful and overwhelming to decide on a specific 3D design software when you’re first getting started. But have no fear friends; we’ve done our research, spoken to some of the MyMiniFactory Premium and Studio designers and done the comparison leg work for you!   This handy little guide will give you all the info you need to decide what 3D design program can help you create the best models for your genre of w

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Top 5 Apex Legends 3D Printable Designs!

If you haven’t heard of Apex Legends by now you must have made a home for yourself under that metaphorical rock we’re always hearing about. Having been released only a month ago, on February 4th 2019, it has already surpassed over 50 million players worldwide!   So what’s all the hype about?   For those of you not yet in-the-know, Apex Legends is a free to play battle royale game from EA. Similar to Epic Games’ smash hit, the other hot game-of-the-moment, Fortnite. Though we shall leave you to decide amongst yourselves, which one is better; we can’

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Top 10 3D Printed Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day 2019  is fast approaching, well depending on if you’re in the UK, Ireland or Nigeria (though we all know everyday is Mother’s Day). So, if you haven’t already, it’s probably time to think of what you’re going to do for the special Mom in your life.   Don’t have time to make it to the store this weekend? Fear not friends, because we have been scouring far and wide to find the best 3D printable designs for you to download and print for mum this year. Or start planning early if you’re planning to celebrate in May.   &

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