Anna Kaziunas France

Anna Kaziunas France

Digital Fabrication Editor of Maker Media.

She runs the digital fabrication hardware testing for Make:. She's very interested in your ideas for practical digital fabrication focused books — anything that turns codes into things — hardware and software.

She’s also the Dean of the global Fab Academy program, the co-author of Getting Started with MakerBot, compiled the Make: 3D Printing book and ran the 2015 and 2014 3D Printer Shootout Weekend testing events.

She likes things that are computer-controlled, parametric, and open source — preferably all three.

Find her on her personal site, Twitter, , and Facebook.

Latest from Anna Kaziunas France

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The new printers are much more polished than their predecessors — but are they as consumer-ready as their finish and packaging suggest? Read more »

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Create your own custom spooky halloween skull treats using this configurable, parametric 3D printed mold form. Created in OpenSCAD by combining a scanned skull with a parametric box to create a food-safe silicone chocolate skull mold. Read more »

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The Strati (Italian for layers) is the world's first carbon fiber, 3D printed, fully-electric car. Read more »

Original code by 2014 Fab Academy student Terence J. Fagan and improved by Matt Keeter. Red acrylic lamp customized using kokopelli and fabricated by Anna Kaziunas France.

The kokopelli living hinge example has built-in sliders that make it simple to create your own bespoke flexibles from rigid materials using digital fabrication tools. Read more »

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Fab Labs are a global community of local workshops that enable invention by providing access to tools and for digital fabrication education and enrichment, which has grown to over 250 labs worldwide in ten years. Read more »

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The story of how the "Obama Grandma Slippers" came to the White House is a global maker tapestry, its threads woven by world travelers eager share their knowledge and designs to enable others to create their own products. Read more »

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The co-founder of Fab Lab DC wore her final project, a programmable, origami-inspired bracelet that sparkles at intervals to remind the wearer to do something, such as get up and move, take a break, exercise, or re-focus. Read more »

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