Having trouble finding that perfect gift? Well, heck, now if you can imagine it (or have someone else imagine it for you), you can have it with 3D printing, which is set to revolutionize the manufacturing industry. 

One of the best overviews I’ve heard is from Lisa Harouni, CEO of Digital Forming (“a software house that aims to democratizing design for 3D printing technologies”) during her TED talk earlier this year.


P.S. If you’re looking for eye-opening, thought-provoking, mundane-busting, creativity-generating perspectives, insights and inspiration, I highly recommend becoming fast friends with TED.  

Kate Eidam (@kateeidam) is an account manager at Airfoil, a high-tech PR and marcomm firm with offices in Silicon Valley and Detroit.