Replicator 2 from Makerbot is really making the news these days:

3D printing is becoming mainstream ! Slowly but surely this technology has become more accessible to the public and we designers feel less privileged to work with the technology. But hey ! I was really surprised to learn that a retailer (TESCO) is researching the possibilities of printing products directly into the stores. Good story to read on Paul Wilkinson‘ s blog here.