ARCHITECTS, DOMESTIC architecture, HOUSE construction, RAPID prototyping, and NUMERICAL control of machine tools
The article presents an interview with architect Mario Romano. Topics discussed include exterior shapes of houses designed by him, use of digital fabrication and Computer numerical control (CNC) machine to create surfaces, and open-source construction employed by him in designing and building of a house. He also discusses his collaboration with Corian for developing a patent-pending software platform.
FURNITURE design education and FURNITURE designers
The article focuses on the debut of works by students of Jerry Helling, creative director for Barnhardt Design, and David Mocarski, chairman of the environmental-design department at the Art Center College of Design at various furniture shows. The students, which include Shelly Shelly, Chase Wills and Richard Overcash, were previously taken to Barnhardt's North Carolina headquarters to oversee prototyping and production.
The article reports on a mega-sneaker designed by Janne Kyttänen to launch the promotional campaign for the Onitsuka Tiger from Japanese footwear manufacturer ASICS. Kyttänen calls himself a digital sculptor and now serves as the creative director of a studio called Freedom of Creation. After a week spent honing every angle on-screen, he e-mailed a 39-inch-long version to a layer manufacturer for rapid prototyping.
Interior Design. April 1, 2013, Vol. 84 Issue 4, p47, 1 p.
Digital printing system, Electronics in printing -- Usage, Electronics in printing -- Equipment and supplies, and Electronics in printing -- Analysis
Materialise is the go-to source for rapid-prototyping systems. But through its .MGX division, the Belgian manufacturer offers more permanent applications for its 3-D digital printing, attracting such talents as Interior [...]