Products That Challenge 3D Printing’s Less-Than-Ideal Associations

Products That Challenge 3D Printing’s Less-Than-Ideal Associations
Design

Breaking the stigma of plastic prints with a new kind of manufacturing

Dave Pinter, PSFK
  • 28 january 2016

We’ve all seen enough 3D-printed twisty shapes and plastic skulls by now to know that the digital fabrication technology hasn’t yet revolutionized product design and manufacturing. There’s the perception that 3D prints are commonly made of low-quality plastic and lack a refined finish. Kwambio is a startup that is challenging the cheap associations of 3D printing by offering heirloom quality products created by independent designers collaborating with consumers.

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