rapid furniture

The e-mail containing the link to this site was so uninformative as to be almost rude, but one-click away from consigning it to the spam bin I paused and decided to take a look. I’m glad I did. Rapid prototyped furniture from mid-air freehand sketches; just enjoy the artist/geekist collision and don’t ask if they’re comfortable.

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The four FRONT members have developed a method to materialise free hand sketches. They make it possible by using a unique method where two advanced techniques are combined.

Pen strokes made in the air are recorded with Motion Capture and become 3D digital files; these are then materialised through Rapid Prototyping into real pieces of furniture.

see www.frontdesign.se/sketchfurniture/

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