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Moving Faster: Applying Modern Design to Prosthetics

By Paul Sohi, Product Designer, Autodesk  Images courtesy of Autodesk  The process for creating prosthetic devices is painfully slow and based on out-dated technology. Digital tools and 3D printing can change everything; ...

The Alternative Limb Project: Artistic Prosthetic Design

Pioneering the art of prosthetic design, Sophie Oliveira Barata founded The Alternative Limb Project to empower amputees with her visionary designs that embrace creativity and dare her clients to stand ...

Todays Prosthetic Design FOR & WITH Kids

Coby’s Superhero arm design resolves around a detachable appendage that can be substituted with a prosthetic extension of its wearers choice. Bringing more fun and variety to prosthetics, Aidan wears ...

Prosthetic Sockets: Designing for Function and Comfort

Advancements in medicine, robotics, and 3D-printing have transformed the intersection between the human body and technology. For the researchers and innovators around the world working to improve the field of ...

The ReMotion Knee: Designing Affordably and Accessibly

Everyone deserves great design; Everyone deserves mobility.   In the developing world, trauma, disease, and natural disasters result in hundreds of thousands of new amputees per year. 80% of those amputees do ...

Bespoke Bodies: The Design & Craft of Prosthetics

Featured in the Portland Tribune, KOIN 6 News, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and 3D Print.  Bespoke Bodies: The Design and Craft of Prosthetics Free Exhibit by Design Museum Foundation On View: Feb 15 – May 9, ...