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MIT’s Mediated Matter proposes water-based digital fabrication method using renewable polymer

Mediated Matter

Led by innovative architect and designer Neri Oxman, MIT’s Mediated Matter lab is responsible for some of the most inventive and avant-garde additive manufacturing research out there. From 3D printed glass technology to its responsive and bioinspired mask collections, Mediated Matter has a complex vision for 3D printing and digital …

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Emerging Objects’ new book explores innovative recipes for Printing Architecture

Although 3D printing promises a revolution in many industries, primarily industrial manufacturing, nowhere are the possibilities greater than in the field of product design and modular architecture. Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, of the cutting-edge San Francisco Bay Area-based design firm Emerging Objects, have developed remarkable techniques for printing …

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Top 3D printing designers discuss their approach to DfAM (Design for Additive Manufacturing)

3d printing designers

While 3D printing has now been around for over thirty years, and some 3D printing designers have been exploring the technology since then, until recently, there was no clear-cut approach to fully exploiting the technology’s potential for near-limitless geometries. The recent rise in the adoption of the acronym DfAM (Design …

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Aectual Floors show beauty of 3D printing with two Salone del Mobile hits in Milan

3D Print Tech Company Aectual made a beautiful debut at the Salone Del Mobile, with an exhibit at Ventura Future with DUS architects and a collaboration with Mae Engelgeer for Wallpaper Handmade. Both show Aectual’s sustainably produced bespoke 3D printed Floors with terrazzo infill. Design-driven Tech Company Aectual envisions a …

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