Making chocolate or guns… 3D printing is going to change everything

* The latest in our series with influential people in digital continues with Abe Reichental, one of the biggest mavens in the 3D printing industry

You hold strong opinions on consumer 3D printing — can you outline these?

It is all about democratisation and that means the passionate pursuit of simplicity, affordability, utility and sustainability. It is also about getting the consumer to experience creativity by taking their virtual creations and making them actual. And it is about a paradigm shift from today’s canvas environment where few exceptional 3D artists can paint a beautiful painting on a blank canvas to colouring book simplicity where millions can paint unique and amazing paintings. Continue reading