“Reinventing Pottery”, Presented by Yao van den Heerik, VormVrij

Pottery has been around since we invented fire. However, technological advances in the creation of objects have been limited. With the advent of LDM technology VormVrij®|3D focuses on innovations in the field of natural clay and pottery. As our layered modeling technique is progressing the possibilities to create objects from clay are widening. Continue reading ““Reinventing Pottery”, Presented by Yao van den Heerik, VormVrij”

3D printing highlights of Dutch Design Week 2015

Between Saturday 17th and Sunday 25th October, Eindhoven welcomed visitors from all over the world for Dutch Design Week 2015. Being Netherlands-based ourselves, we could hardly wait to check out the convention, and set off for the North Brabant city to find the country’s best 3D printed design offerings. The following is a list, in no particular order, of some of the most interesting 3D printing projects on display at Dutch Design Week 2015. Continue reading “3D printing highlights of Dutch Design Week 2015”

Sculpting for a New Millennium: The VormVrij Clay 3D Printer

Material innovations in 3D printing are the next frontier, and Dutch company VormVrij 3D is harking back to an age-old material to find the future. Designers Marlieke Wijnakker and Yao van den Heerik, artists and graduates of the Design Academy in Eindhoven, have created their VormVrij 3D printer to use clay as an alternative to plastics.

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