Meet the finalists

Over the summer, nearly 50 ideas were entered to the Shape the Future competition from people of all ages across Ireland, looking for new ways to use 3D printing to help create a sustainable future. The judges were incredibly impressed with the standard, variety, and creativity of the ideas. In the end though, they had to select just five to go through to the public vote next week. Let’s take a look at the final five: Wearable biosphere I have designed a piece of wearable art- a hollow 3d object to be printed in hard transparent plastic which would house a small terrarium or water biosphere – a tiny self sustaining system of plants, micro organisms, algae and bacteria.The print would be attached to a pin at the back allowing it to be worn as a brooch. The design is inspired by natural elements, rock and coral. It would be … Continue reading

Posted on November 6, 2019 by ModJosh in News | Leave a comment