3D Printed Surfboards

3D Printed Surfboards

Surfboards are fun, exciting, outdoorsy and now 3D Printed thanks to MADE Boards. Shanon Marks and Mark Laughlin have created MADE Boards to offer people affordable bespoke equipment with 3D Printing technology at the company’s core. The custom design process starts off with an app downloaded to your smartphone which tracks and records the users preferences and specifics when surfing such […]

Soap-encased toy aims to improve kids hygiene

Soap-encased toy aims to improve kids hygiene

Check out this nifty new product that mixes behaviorism, hygiene and rewards into a single potentially life saving bar of soap. This simple but effective product was created in collaboration with Y&R, Saftey Lab, Dare to Share and Blikkiesdorp4Hope with the aim of improving kids hygiene in South Africa. The toy that is encased in the soap acts as an incentive for […]

3D Printed Skateboard

3D Printed Skateboard

Another functional, customizable and cool step forward for 3D Printing is this 3D printed skateboard design by artist Sam Abbot. This fab double tipped skateboard is the creative result of a collaborative competition by 3D Print UK and CGTrader. The design itself is made of a matrix of spheres and circles creating a fantastic imagery.   As for the board, its reported to be fully ridable but may not be […]

Sustainable bamboo bicycles for urban streets

Sustainable bamboo bicycles for urban streets

Check out this fab bamboo bicycle by UK based bicycle maker Guapa. The bike construction was inspired by sports such as surfing and wake boarding.  A balanced between ergonomics and aesthetic qualities have created a great looking frame made from one of the worlds fastest growing plants Bamboo. The materials chosen for the bike is to […]

Strange Bathroom Goings-on

Strange Bathroom Goings-on

We love innovative design at Pinso, and on that basis, I felt compelled to share this little piece of joy I found on the internet earlier in the  week.   Is your bathroom boring?  Do you need to bring more pizzazz to your ablutions? Well then, AquaOne may just have the solution with their bizarre […]

Florentijn Hofman realises giant climbable aardvark

Florentijn Hofman realises giant climbable aardvark

The Burgers Zoo in Arnhem Holland commissioned Florentijn Hofman to create a piece of work that celebrates 100 years of the zoo. The Dutch artist created a gigantic aardvark spanning 30 meters long and made from concrete.  This little lovable creature has also featured in the cartoon the Pink Panther. Hofman’s giant aardvark is positioned laying on its back with a golden party hat – looks […]

Sushi Art

Sushi Art

Illustrator known as Tama-Chan has created Sushi Art and this isnt the art of making the perfect sushi, in fact it is making art from sushi. Sushi sushi sushi – say it really fast :) The Tokyo based illustrator lays the ingredients out while mentally planning how it will look in a cross section. Tama-chan […]

3D Printing and Stop motion animation films

3D Printing and Stop motion animation films

Stop motion animation films are always fantastic to watch! 3D Printing has found its way into the process and has been used to create characters, sets, movements – everything usually created by hand in a traditional stop motion animation  film. Although this is great news I hope we dont see the end of the handmade […]

Bentley and 3D Printing

Bentley and 3D Printing

Some what surprisingly that Bentley has only ‘recently’ been using 3D Printing to create prototypes. The Crewe based luxury car maker has been making mini prototypes of various parts of the car as well as finishing products for display prototypes. Bentley is a car and brand steeped in tradition and their cars see a blend […]

An Eye on the World: A Retrospective

An Eye on the World: A Retrospective

There are some fantastic exhibitions coming up at the Dovecot studios this year and the one I am most excited about kicks off at the end of the month. Hands up if you’ve heard of David Peat. No? Well, you’re in for a treat. Peat was a Scottish film-maker and photographer.  His passion was recording […]

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