#SustainableLuxury’s voice has just got louder thanks to a collaboration between Ai Build and Bottletop. Working on a project together, they have brought us the world’s first 3D printed store located at 84 Regent St in London.
Ai Build is a London based company developing Artificial Intelligence and Robotic technologies to make manufacturing easier, smarter and more affordable. The BottletopFashion Company was founded in 2012 by Oliver Wayman and Cameron Saul to identify new sustainable materials and techniques that align with their philosophy.
Created by robots using up-cycled plastic, the Bottletop store launched in November 2017. It showcases products designed with the finest sustainably sourced materials. The interior of the 3D-printed store was created using filament from Reflow, which according to Digital Trends is an “ink” provider whose filament is entirely upcycled from plastic waste. “What is so special about 3D printing is that it opens up the possibility to control precisely where every single drop of material will be placed to form a physical object,” Daghan Cam, Ai Build’s co-founder and CEO, told Digital Trends. “That basically means that the material is deposited only where it needs to be, [in contrast] to conventional subtractive manufacturing methods which can be extremely wasteful.”
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.