meshmixer is a prototype design tool based on high-resolution dynamic triangle meshes. We are exploring the new capabilities of this surface representation for interactive design and fabrication, in the context of a practical system we release to the public.
For more information about the project, visit the meshmixer website.
Valkyrie Savage, Ryan Schmidt, Tovi Grossman, George Fitzmaurice, Björn Hartmann (2014)A Series of Tubes: Adding Interactivity to 3D Prints Using Internal Pipes
Nobuyuki Umetani, Ryan Schmidt (2013)Cross-sectional Structural Analysis for 3D Printing Optimization
Ryan Schmidt, Matt Ratto (2013)Design Tools for the Rest of Us: Maker Hardware Requires Maker Software
Ryan Schmidt (2012)Interactive Modeling with Mesh Surfaces