Flintstones Meets 3D Printing: 700,000 Years of History in One Tool
Ami Drach & Dov Ganchrow's Man Made collection updates the ancient design of tools dating back to the Paleolithic Period
Man Made celebrates evolutionary changes to mankind's impact on the world. With the assistance of 3D printing, the project brings to life ancient artifacts first used approximately 700,000 years ago. This art exhibit, which produces the ancient tools with the help of a modern technology, points at how far humanity has come.
3D manufacturer Stratasys teamed up with industrial designers studio Ami Drach & Dov Ganchrow to develop these models of stone-age axes and spearheads, printed from 3D blueprints based on scans of existing artifacts from neolithic dig sites.