SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids Wins Editor’s Choice Award at NYC Maker Faire

Designers, Makers, Engineers, Parents and Kids, they were all at the Maker Faire 2017 NYC this weekend!

Kids of all ages got to try out SOLIDWORKS Apps For Kids,

Through workshops, coloring activities, and hands-on practice, kids quickly designed their models using Shape It, Style It, Print It software applications and collected 3D Printed charms and assembled 2D printed cubes.


Thank you FIRST Robotics teams, FRC, FTC,  for stopping by to say hello and showing us your robots and SOLIDWORKS models.


We talked to T3D, Taiwan, to see this start-up’s latest technology in 3D printing with your iPhone.

Dassault Systemes 3DEXPERIENCELab innovative customer, Les Machines – Nantes flew in with success showcasing one of the largest metal sculptures at the Maker Faire.

We talked to the college makers, like UCONN about their NASA grant – well done.

Thank you to the Maker Faire organization, Make Magazine, and the NY Science Center for an event well done.

Thank you too to the SOLIDWORKS R&D team that is creating SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids for the next generation of young designers and makers.

SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids is a free web based app.  Sign up at   Kids, start having fun making with SOLIDWORKS Apps for Kids!  Marie



Marie Planchard

Marie Planchard

Senior Director, Early Engagement, 3DEXPERIENCE Works at Dassault Systemes
Marie Planchard is an education and engineering advocate. As Senior Director of Education & Early Engagement, SOLIDWORKS, she is responsible for global development of content and social outreach for the 3DEXPERIENCE Works products across all levels of learning including educational institutions, Fab Labs, and entrepreneurship.
Marie Planchard