PP+S Blog
22 Feb 2018

Resource List #007

3D Printing

Combining augmented reality, 3D printing and a robotic arm to prototype in real time
Find out how a designer used an augmented reality headset and two controllers to build a 3D model using CAD (computer-aided design) program. A robotic arm constructs a skeletal model using a simple plastic depositing 3D printer mounted on its hand.

New printing technique uses cells and molecules to recreate biological structures
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London have developed a printing technique using cells and molecules normally found in natural tissues to create constructs that resemble biological structures.

Packaging

Pack It Up: Why packaging matters, more than ever
With the direct-to-consumer and e-commerce booming, packaging is more important than ever. Entrepreneurs who get what appeals to Millennials (and younger consumers), naturally, are eager to disrupt the bigger players.

Re-engineering, designing and distributing environmentally innovative packaging
Although NEA is to introduce mandatory reporting of packaging data and waste-reduction plans by 2021, Singapore must continue to educate and advocate.

Packaging design opportunities abound in the 4th Dimension
Digital technologies like artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT) and virtual reality are transforming companies and their relationships with consumers. Applying these and other technologies to the business of packaging offers myriad opportunities for process efficiencies, as well as for consumer engagement.

Signage

What do consumers want from digital signage advertising?
Much is said about digital signage being a must have for businesses, but there’s very little discussion about how digital signage advertising actually influences consumer behaviour.

The 7 biggest mistakes people make with outdoor signage
When designing graphics for outdoor use you have to take certain things into consideration that you don’t need to worry about with indoor signage. Here are some of the top mistakes to avoid when creating your next outdoor banner or sign.



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