From bridges to cars, 3D printing proved this year that it’s still relevant and exciting.
The hype may have died down a little, but 3D printing was still creating waves in manufacturing in 2018. On the important-but-boring side, manufacturing companies are using the tech for things like weight reduction and cost savings. More interestingly, architects carried out a number of experiments that pushed the artistic limits of what 3D printing can do.
Here are some of the standout achievements and creations from 2018: