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3D PatternPrint

Oct 19, 2010No Comments

Digital printing on moldable plastics 3D PatternPrint is a new way of sublimation-printing on plastic. Designer Mary Crisp created 3D PatternPrint to bring together 2D-printed

Zcell

Oct 08, 2010No Comments

Cross-linked EVA foam with engineered cell structures Zcell is an engineered foaming cell-structure technology that provides customizable material solutions related to protection requirements. Developed by

InvariBrush

Oct 01, 2010No Comments

Abrasive polished stainless steel finish InvariBrush is an abrasive polished finish with a deep, rich, uniform texture designed for use in architectural applications. Though similar

Raycounting

Sep 24, 2010No Comments

Light-mapped structural surfaces Raycounting is a method for generating form by registering the intensity and orientation of light rays. 3D surfaces of double curvature are

No-Limit Panels

Sep 09, 2010No Comments

3D sheet metal panels Rubber pad–based metal forming is a technique developed by the aerospace industry. Metaalwarenfabriek Phoenix applies this technique to manufacture double curved

Based Upon Surfaces

Jul 24, 2010No Comments

Liquid metal surfaces Based Upon has developed a series of multi-layered textured surfaces in metals, resins, and lacquers that are available to be specified as

Choreographed Geometry

Jun 26, 2010No Comments

Constructed three-dimensional fabric Choreographed Geometry is a systematically developed textile object whose geometry is exposed to a number of manipulative processes through its use in

PS Photo Tiles

Jun 19, 2010No Comments

High-resolution photographic tiles Sweden-based Parisima Kadh AB has developed a method for applying photographic images and other visual content to ceramic tiles. Unlike similar processes

Memorial Rebirth

May 10, 2010No Comments

Atmospheric thickening Developed by Japanese artist Shinji Ohmaki, Memorial Rebirth is an installation intended to “weave stories with countless bubbles.” The project consists of 50

Infinite-D

May 06, 2010No Comments

Anisotropic textured surface Neri Oxman visualizes, analyzes and reconstructs 2D natural micro-structural tissues into 3D macro-scale prototypes by computing hypothetical physical responses. She uses a