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CAD has revolutionized the way we approach and think about design. Today, there are few industries which haven’t been impacted by the creative possibilities opened up by CAD software. As the digital economy booms, CAD has expanded outside of its traditional fields of architecture and engineering, and has become the go-to design tool for game designers and digital content creators. This category plunges headfirst into the world of CAD. We talk about the software that can help you make an impact; the new developments that are changing the design world; and the wide range of applications that go far beyond our traditional perceptions of what CAD is and does.

CAD has revolutionized the way we approach and think about design. Today, there are few industries which haven’t been impacted by the creative possibilities opened up by CAD software. As the digital economy booms, CAD has expanded outside of its traditional fields of architecture and engineering, and has become the go-to design tool for game designers and digital content creators. This category plunges headfirst into the world of CAD. We talk about the software that can help you make an impact; the new developments that are changing the design world; and the wide range of applications that go far beyond our traditional perceptions of what CAD is and does.

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3D Printing — 7 Things You Need to Know

A few years ago, the 3D printing industry exploded onto the world stage. Now part and parcel of manufacturing parlance, it is proving somewhat of a divisive topic. We explore whether the hype was justified—and discuss some of the potential, issues…

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How Industries Use CAD: Engineering

Since the introduction of CAD, design work that once used pen and paper now uses computers. CAD software replaces the traditional drawing board and makes design processes faster and smarter than ever before. CAD is a feature of every industry that…

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AutoCAD 2018

Introducing AutoCAD 2018

AutoCAD 2018

It’s been thirty-five years since AutoCAD first changed the way we think about CAD. Before its release, CAD software generally ran on mainframe computers; AutoCAD shifted that focus to PCs. That was to be far from the only revolutionary move in the…

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CAD in Art

CAD in the World of Art

CAD in Art

Normally, when we imagine the advances brought about by CAD software, we don’t tend to think of its creative side. We’re more likely to think about an engineer using CAD to improve the efficiency of a car engine; a footwear designer creating sports…

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The History of CAD

How CAD Has Evolved Since 1982

The History of CAD

While it might be tempting to think of Computer Aided Design as a relatively recent innovation, most CAD programs we use today can actually be traced back to work begun over 50 years ago. As such, CAD has had a long…

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AutoDesk Everything You Need To Know

Autodesk – Everything You Need To Know

AutoDesk Everything You Need To Know

Autodesk is a pioneer in 3D design, engineering and digital entertainment software. Though best known for its flagship product, AutoCAD, it has developed a vast range of software for the design, engineering and entertainment industries—not to mention hobbyists. But how much do you…

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