Blown away by flexible imaginations!

Well what a huge success that was! In April, we teamed up with our partners at and NinjaFlex for our first giveaway. NinjaFlex creates extremely flexible, strong prints, extending the capabilities of many of today’s best-selling 3D printers. NinjaFlex is a specially formulated thermoplastic elastomer (TPE), ideal for 3D printers with direct-drive extruders.

This filament also proved to stir up the imaginations of our designers with dual material entries and even footwear! All were fantastic, but there could be only one winner – and our inaugural winner is Castomized with their spectacular BendyBag!

And to the winner, the spoils – Castomized will receive the following:

  • 1 winner will each receive 3 spools of Ninjaflex or SemiFlex filament in a colour of their choice!
  • The Winner’s Design will be featured on
  • The Winner’s design will be entered into our annual ‘Design of the Year’ award


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Judging representatives from, 3DShare and Ninjaflex all decided that the BendyBag was the most creative use of the flexible filament. However, the judges were so impressed with the high standard of design and levels of creativity. Also highly commended were this ingenious Magnetic Watch Strap and this Soft Lure for Cod Fishing.

As mentioned above, by winning, Castomized is automatically entered into our annual contest which will give designers the chance to win one of all of our design prizes! Please join the conversation to let us know your thoughts, or how you’d like to see the platform develop to empower you as a user, or catch up with us on twitterfacebook or google+.


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