Experiment with printing one of Eames‘ wonderful shell (Plastic) chairs using a large scale industrial 3D printer. The facetted artefacts mark this digital copy and tell the story of its manufacture. What if in the future we just download our objects and have them printed on demand, locally?
Data from https://www.vitra.com/de-ch/product/eames-fiberglass-chair
Many thanks to https://www.zhaw.ch/de/engineering/institute-zentren/zpp/
the final prototype with a hand-welded frame
removing the support structure is not that easy
the large printer at the School of Engineering