Bmore3D: 3D printing pop-up store opens in Baltimore
BALTIMORE – Looking for a unique holiday gift like no other? Look no further.
Custom 3D Stuff, Tinkerine Studio Ltd., ShapeShot and Direct Dimensions are collaborating to create the first retail store in the mid-Atlantic region focused on 3D printing and scanning. The Bmore3D Store is located at 2150 Boston Street in Canton. It opened its doors on Friday, November 29, and will remain open thru December.
Customers can shop a curated gallery of the most unique gifts in Baltimore, designed by Baltimore 3D artists. Items include earrings, rings, necklaces, vases, and an assortment of unique Baltimore-themed pieces. All items are designed using 3D modeling software and fabricated by an assortment of 3D printers. The Ditto+ and Litto 3D printers from Tinkerine Studio will be on display in the store demonstrating 3D printing.
The store also features ShapeShot™, the world’s first fully automated 3D photo booth, featured in Time Magazine. After being captured in 3D, customers can order their 3D-printed busts, jewelry, bobbleheads and even ceramic coffee mugs customized with a scale model of their face. Bring your family, your babies, and even your pets! ShapeShot lets you be the face of 3D printing.
ShapeShot was developed by Direct Dimensions, the Baltimore-based engineering services firm also in the store providing 3D scanning of objects and unique full-body 3D scanning for amazing 3D printed miniature figurines. In November, Direct Dimensions was showcased by The Smithsonian for its contributions to the groundbreaking SI x 3D project which brings museum artifacts online in 3D to the world.
The Bmore3D Store will also feature various educational and entertainment opportunities for visitors with technology discussions and demonstrations by regional 3D professionals. These events will highlight methods of 3D design, 3D scanning, and 3D printing and other aspects of digital fabrication – fast becoming the new way for making things.
The Bmore3D Store is located at 2150 Boston Street in Baltimore.