‘Doctor Who’ Latest Villains Are 3D Printing Mistakes

‘Doctor Who’ Latest Villains Are 3D Printing Mistakes
Design

Similar to glitch art, 3D printing mistakes are celebrated as inspiration for special effects and design

Adriana Krasniansky, PSFK Labs
  • 31 october 2014

In the October 18th “Flatline” episode of BBC science fiction program Doctor Who, Bristol, England is overrun by the Boneless—villains from another dimension who reduce 3D lifeforms into static two-dimensional figures. Unbeknownst to viewers, these newest television villains were inspired by the curious shapes and images that result from mistakes in 3D printing.

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