How 3D Printing Is Reviving Craftsmanship Across The Globe

200 years ago, the Industrial Revolution upended global craftsmanship, paving the way for machine manufacturing and technology-dependent factories to take the reins from old-school hand production. Two centuries later, after much of our local craftsmanship muscle atrophied, a new form of disruption is reviving craftsmanship, giving it new life in the digital age.

Now, 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, is empowering artists, designers and makers with affordable, easily accessible tools, not just for dreaming up masterpieces of craft and design but also for creating, exhibiting and monetizing them. It’s a whole new kind of digital craftsmanship revolution.

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Source: Forbes