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3D printing and the College of Public Health

“Making human tissue and deadly pathogens become a work of art. One Iowa City jeweler designer is taking 3d printing to a new level. Daily Iowan’s Inma Mateos shows how he is working with the…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

April 16, 2014

Hawkeye Jewelry

For all Hawkeye enthusiasts, we have come together here at to provide the highest quality Hawkeye jewelry on the planet. Using precious metals such as white and yellow gold, silver...

ByM.C. Ginsberg

January 1, 2014

Love Without Prejudice

M.C. Ginsberg believes everyone should be able to live and love without prejudice. Show your support by buying our “Couples” poster, a 24 inch by 36 inch print designed for M.C. Ginsberg, available at our…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

January 1, 2014

Thinking in 3D

When it comes to 3-D printing, Mark Ginsberg likes to refer to himself as a “mass customizer.” Read more here.

ByM.C. Ginsberg

December 20, 2013

Objects of Art Tour

Amanda Hoffman provides outside viewers a virtual tour of the store from the process of making pieces to finished art- and all of the spaces in between.

ByM.C. Ginsberg

November 26, 2013

Jeweler helps U of I surgeons by making 3-D human organs

The ideal tools for Turek are three-dimensional models of specific patients’ hearts that doctors can observe from all sides, and the physician has teamed up with an unlikely partner to get them: the owner of…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

November 14, 2013

Pathogen Art and the American Public Health Association

The University of Iowa College of Public Health is participating in the American Public Health Association’s the annual meeting in Boston, MA, Nov. 2-6. This is the premier public health educational forum in the United…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

November 5, 2013

Retirees Shown 3-D Printing Capabilities

Three-dimensional printing, along with beautiful art jewelry, highlighted visits by UIRA members Sept. 19 and 24, 2013, to M. C. Ginsberg: Objects of Art in downtown Iowa City. A total of about 50 retirees were…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

October 17, 2013

Where The Heart Is

Ginsberg has partnered with people from a variety of industries — including UI physicians in disciplines such as otolaryngology, neurology, orthopedics and, most recently, cardiac surgery — to create whatever odds and ends they need.

ByM.C. Ginsberg

June 24, 2013

What is Creativity?

Iowa’s Creative Corridor stretches from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids. Watch the video

ByM.C. Ginsberg

April 24, 2013

A printer that could one day save lives

Go up the stairs, and upcoming projects are being played with by designers, molds of ideas ranging from a cicada killer to parts of the human body are being tweaked. “Some call us the mad…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

July 31, 2012

Innovative Iowa businesses

Ben talks with Mark Ginsberg, owner of M.C. Ginsberg Jewelers in Iowa City, about how he is utilizing 3D printing technology in his jewelry business and in other areas of the city. Original Website  …

ByM.C. Ginsberg

July 23, 2012

Downtown District to beautify benches through art

Ross’ bench joined three others painted as a demonstration for BenchMarks, a project started by the Iowa City Downtown District, a nonprofit organization funded by property taxes from properties downtown and the North Side Marketplace…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

April 30, 2012

Trying to avoid a showstopper

Fighting back from the floods that hit the University of Iowa campus that year has forced the staff to find new ways to keep the UI’s premier fine arts center and its offerings vibrant and vital. Read…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

February 12, 2012