Liquid 3D Printing Can ‘Grow’ Pieces Of Furniture In Just Minutes

Liquid 3D Printing Can ‘Grow’ Pieces Of Furniture In Just Minutes
Design

MIT developers unveiled a new experimental process that can quickly print entire pieces of furniture

Emma Hutchings
  • 18 may 2017

MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab collaborated with Steelcase and award-winning product designer Christophe Guberan on a new experimental process called Rapid Liquid Printing. This breakthrough 3D printing technology physically draws a 3D object within a gel suspension. It enhances speed, scale and quality, exploring the future of furniture personalization and expanding opportunities for innovative customization.

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Rapid Liquid Printing claims to address all the limitations of 3D printing. Structures can be produced in a matter of minutes. Designed for large scale products, it can print out entire pieces of furniture using industrial-grade materials.

Self-Assembly Lab | Steelcase

MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab collaborated with Steelcase and award-winning product designer Christophe Guberan on a new experimental process called Rapid Liquid Printing. This breakthrough 3D printing technology physically draws a 3D object within a gel suspension. It enhances speed, scale and quality, exploring the future of furniture personalization and expanding opportunities for innovative customization.

+3d printing
+Design
+Furniture
+home
+MIT
+steelcase
+technology

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