After studying product & furniture design in London, Alice went to work in Paris for two great designers – Andrée Putman and Pascal Mourgue – on many projects for the home & luxury industry. These major opportunities gave her the freedom to create “Alice Etcaetera” in 2010 – a sustainable design studio – while collaborating on a broad diversity of projects: craft & industrial, contemporary & traditional, on various scales. Very curious about manufacturing techniques by nature, Alice […]
Leona Hu Hudelson is the Founder of Airgora, a community, and marketplace for discovering exceptional physical product designs. Previously, she led the web experience design effort for Autodesk’s high profile design/manufacturing products Fusion 360, A360 and Pier 9 Workshops. She has designed software products and branding for companies including Apple, SAP Labs, Google, Matter, and LUNAR. Her work has won the Red Dot Design Award and has been featured in Smashing Magazine, TechCrunch and Design Made in Germany. Leona is […]
Women in 3D Printing’s mission is to increase the visibility of women in the Additive Manufacturing industry and encourage more women to use 3D Printing technologies. We have been doing so by highlighting female leaders and innovators on our platform since 2014. To provide even more insights on female experts in the Additive Manufacturing Industry, we are inviting women to contribute to this series by sharing their business and tech expertise through guest blog posts to be published as Industry […]
Annalisa Capurro is an interior designer and a design educator at the prestigious Design Centre Enmore in Sydney, Australia. She is also an architectural/design historian, architectural photographer, writer and speaker with more than 25 years experience working in the sectors of commercial, residential, hospitality, textile, furniture and design education in Australia and abroad. Annalisa has recently taken up an advisory position on the board of the Vancouver-based Print The Future, strongly believing that 3D printing technology and additive manufacturing have the potential […]
Ann Marie is a contemporary designer jeweler & maker, teacher, lecturer, research fellow, founder & CEO of Anarkik3D Ltd. She is passionate about enabling non-CAD using designer makers, 3D artists, creative amateurs, hobbyists to engage with 3D digital making using technologies such as 3D Printing. She is also the author of ‘Digital Crafts: Industrial Technologies for Applied Artists & Designer Makers‘ & Fellow of the RSA. Ann Marie, could you let us know about your background and what brought you into 3D […]
Kristina Shea is Professor for Engineering Design and Computing in Mechanical and Processing Engineering at ETH Zürich. Her research focuses on developing cutting-edge computational models, methods, and tools that enable the design of more novel and optimized engineered systems and products as well as to automate design and fabrication processes. Currently, the focus is on methods for 3D and 4D printing as well as computational design synthesis. Kristina, could you let us know about your background the work you are doing? […]
Tracy Hazzard is an Inc. Columnist and the Product Strategist for Hazz Design. She has co-designed and developed 250+ consumer products! She works with design-leading brands like Martha Stewart Living and Herman Miller and retailers like Costco and Target. She holds over 37 utility and design patents. For 25 years, Tracy has been pushing businesses to rethink their product lines as a strategy to design in success and increase revenues. A proponent of intentional innovation as a competitive advantage and asset-builder, Tracy […]
Paulene Siew is the the Operation Director for Singapore-based start-up 3D Printing Studios. We asked her about her background, thoughts about the A.M industry and how she handles being a woman in a man’s world. Paulene, could you let us know about your background and what brought you into 3D printing in the first place? After graduating with a Master’s degree in IT from Queensland University of Technology, I worked for a Fortune 100 global business software giant for 10 […]
Annallisa Nicola is the CEO and co-founder of XYZBAG. She is sharing here her vision and experience of the 3D printing industry as a female entrepreneur using the 3D printing technology as a manufacturing tool.
Summer, could you let us know about your background and what brought you to 3D printing? I’ve always loved combining art and technology, and remember creating ascii pictures in high school with an early PC. The first Macs came out when I was in college. They allowed such amazing freedom to create and experiment with graphics and typography, I decided to major in graphic design to explore this new technology. Being at the intersection of art, design, technology, and business […]
Katrin, could you let us know about your background and what brought you into 3D printing in the first place? I am from Iceland and live between Reykjavik and Helsinki. I studied industrial design in Paris in the 90s and have in my carrier worked between product, graphic design, illustration and teaching. I came to 3D printing through philosophy, 2D drawing and the ultimate desire to materialize the subjective world and the existential ideas I was exploring. So I can […]
Xiomara Lorenzo is a designer and artist who loves to do beautiful and meaningful work. Her take on the meaning of life as well as on personal growth serves as the inspiration for her line. She uses 3D printing to bring her models to life. Best of all, the pieces are so light that they do not hurt or stretch your earlobes! Xiomara, could you let us know about your background and what brought you to 3D printing? I am […]
Natalia is an accomplished designer who discovered her passion for jewelry creation only after first leading herself to neuroscience studies. Her particular background in Sciences probably led to her love for technology. As a Maker, 3D printing became a natural response to the technical challenges she faced when creating her pieces. Her jewelry seeks to combine the languages of science and art. Natalia, could you let us know about your background and what brought you into 3D printing? I studied marketing and […]
This interview is part of our IBM 360 Fashion & Tech “Startup Runway & Innovation Awards” series, featuring female designers and entrepreneurs who showcased their work during the “Startup Runway & Innovation Awards” event that took place in San Francisco on November the 3rd. Rachel Nhan was among the featured designers on the runway. Rachel became famous in the 3D Printing industry thanks to her 3D Printed Neckpiece, before even graduating!
Kadet Kuhne is an accomplished artist, using multiple technologies and media in her art. Her work has been featured nationally and internationally at select venues such as the Museum of Art Lucerne, de Young Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Contemporary Art Center Villa Arson, Antimatter Film Festival, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, Krowswork, LACE Gallery, Crossroads Film Festival and Highways Performance Space and Gallery.
Darlene Farris-LaBar is both an associate professor of art at East Stroudsburg University and an internationally known artist who makes art about the natural environment. Her creations are not only beautiful but they also serve as educational tools in order to provide awareness about the vulnerability of the environment.
Christina Douk has a passion for 3D modeling and 3D printing. She started getting her hands into it in 2011 and since then, she created several characters that personally echo my own imaginary world. You can see some of her work on her website and below in this article.
Sonia Diaz and Ana Rodriguez are designers and digital manufacturers at UNYQ, a company that 3D prints stylish prosthetics and orthotics. Based in Sevilla, Spain, they took different educational tracks to become industrial designers. They use photogrammetry and 3D modeling everyday to create personalized prosthetic covers for amputees.
Founded in 2013, ANNXANNXDESIGN is the brainchild of Han-Yin Hsu of Los Angeles, CA. Originally from Taiwan Han-Yin received her Master’s Degree at the Southern California Institute of Architecture but quickly realized that working in architectural offices and completing interior design assignments were not fulfilling her desire to express herself and share her creations with the masses.