Trotec at the Operae Indipendent Design Festival

For the second consecutive year Trotec, the worldwide manufacturer of laser machines for cutting and engraving, is going to join Operae Independent Design Festival, the fair about design that offers the opportunity to discover new products and emerging phenomena of the design world. The fair will take place in Turin from 6 to 8 November 2015 in the beautiful setting of Palazzo Cavour, and provides a rich program of meetings […]


Positivo | Negativo: opposites that live inside ourselves

Our essence is made by coexisting opposites, Francesca Testa explores this difficult harmony with her line of laser-cut jewels


Botteghe Digitali: the project that support the future artisan

Transforming a traditional Made in Italy company to an enterprise projected into the future with digital manufacturing: it’s the idea of the new Botteghe Digitali project


Lumipocket: the Italian way to stereolitography

Davide and Manuela, the minds behind Lumipocket and Lumifold, tell us how stereolitography can become a 3D printing technology for any Maker


The MakeTank Mix Tape: Beauties and the Beatles

Inspired by the Beatles, their songs and their everlasting impact on the world of music, this mix tape includes a selection of “tracks” that relate to some of your favorite songs from their albums


Dayuma Home Design: International self-produced design made in Italy

When wood is home we are takling about the creation of Dayuma


Waves of Summer on MakeTank

For the summer season, nothing can make you feel as good as enjoying the seaside. Here are some perfect summer jewelry and home décor options that can make you feel that much closer to the waves, breeze, and sunshine by the sea!


How to make an acrylic lamp with laser cutting

Laser-cutting and laser-engraving a sheet of acrylic can lead us to an awesome lamp full of light reflections


Madesin Studio wins DesignWinMake Metal Edition

A lasercutted lamp of Madesin Studio is the winner project of DWM contest.





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