Infographic: 33 ways 3D printing is transforming our lives


From fashion to architecture, science, medicine and of course engineering, 3D printing is increasingly making an impact on different industries around the world.

Kudos to engineering parts distributor, RS Components, therefore, for visualising some of the most exciting developments for us in the below interactive infographic (created last year).

Use the tool on the right to scroll through the different ways 3D printing is being used, including within your body, as part of your body, to accessorise what you wear, in your home, impacting the way you travel, and in outerspace…

By Rachel Arthur

Rachel Arthur is Editor-in-Chief of Current Daily, the leading news source for fashion, retail and innovation, and the co-host of its weekly Innovators podcast. She otherwise serves as Co-Founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Current Global, a transformation consultancy driving growth within fashion luxury and retail. By background she is an award-winning business journalist and consultant, contributing to titles including Wired, Forbes and Business of Fashion.

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