The PrintCity Blog

Brendan Dawes Interview

Brendan Dawes is an artist and designer who has worked with some major clients. His success is down to many personal traits but none more than to remember that people …

PrintCity makes its mark with metal

We are delighted to announce the arrival and commissioning of our new metal printer, the Markforged Metal X. We have spent a significant amount of time sourcing the best machine …

End of term sailing experience at Debdale Outdoor Centre

Our MSc students finished off the term with a sailing session at Debdale Outdoor Centre. While it was a bit chilly, we escaped the rain. Special mention to Rodrigo, Brett …

MSc Students visit the Autodesk Advanced Technology Centre

To conclude the final week of the autumn term, students enjoyed a day out to the Autodesk Advanced Technology Centre in Birmingham. We asked the students to summarise their visit …

Ravi Toor Interview – Filamentive

In just three years, Ravi Toor has built a business that started whilst still at university and has since become a great success. Tackling green planet issues head-on, Ravi’s company, …

Steven Parkinson Interview

This week, we chat with Autodesk Education Manager, Steven Parkinson, following a morning lecture with students on the postgraduate MSc Industrial Digitalisation course here at Manchester Metropolitan University.

‘Human Centred Design’ with Steven Parkinson – Autodesk Education UK

When we think about design, we tend to rush into what it could look like, how it could be made and what materials we could use. We basically make it …

Professor Keith Brown – Digital Sculptor

We catch up with Manchester Metropolitan University’s very own Professor Keith Brown (Research Professor, Director of Art and Digital Technologies). Keith is an internationally recognised pioneer of digital sculptures who …

Phil Cotton – LearnByLayers

Phil Cotton is the founder and owner of LearnByLayers, a website loaded with educational resources to help teach 3D printing in schools. Phil explains how he manages to fulfil his …