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Amazon has launched a new 3D printing store that offers a catalogue of around 200 different designs, which range from a crane skeleton to a skull with a tree growing out of it. While most products can only be customised in terms of size and colour, the 27 products carrying the phrase ‘create your own’ offer greater flexibility. When it comes to these products, customers can log into Amazon’s personalisation hub and then alter the design in accordance to their preferences.
Last year, Hallenstein Brothers partnered with Ekocycle, to produce a range of suits made entirely out of recycled plastic bottles. Now, the Coca-Cola environmental initiative is being taken a step further thanks to Cube, a small-scale 3D printer that transforms plastic Coke bottles into a range of different items. In a short video uploaded onto YouTube earlier this month, Ekocycle co-founder and ambassador will.i.am delivers a short presentation on some of the items that the 3D printer can be used to make.
Nissan is using its 80th birthday celebrations with a very techy promotion to pay homage to owners of its vehicles who find it hard to part with their steeds in favour of a new model. ‘Love stories’ between owners and their cars can be shared on a new website or social media and some families even get a 3D printed model of the family with their old vehicle when a new one is delivered.