3D Trendwatching

3D TrendwatchingTrendwatching.com has selected Desktop Fabbing (or as they call it, “Make It Yourself”, MIY) as one of their eight Important Consumer Trends to Watch in 2008. They mention the several 3D printing or fabbing services such as Ponoko and of course the omnipresent yet-to-be-seen-in-the-wild DesktopFactory USD$5000 desktop fab.

Along with “MIY”, the seven other consumer trends were: “Status Spheres”, “Premiumization”, “Snack Culture”, “Online Oxygen”, “Eco-Iconic”, “Brand Butlers” and “Crowd Mining”. Man, my buzzword detector is going to catch fire…

Via TrendWatching

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