Great article. Amazing potential (for someone with start up dollars and initiative)… Novelty ice cubes in bars and (kids) parties.
Suntory‘s clever way to use 3D printers: ice cubes shaped like iconic landmarks and sculptures for a brilliant, original advertising campaign.
It is doubly effective because iconic beauty helps consumers get used to printed products.
When 3D printers will have become a mass phenomenon the economy will change in a radical manner and in a relatively short period of time.
It is already possible to 3D print metallic and ceramic items and, in the space of a few years, multi-material 3D printers will be available.
The Maker Industry is about to go mainstream, globally
Source of the images: http://spotlight-media.jp/article/106898858482625693