In the ever-changing world of design, 3D printing can help start-up studios develop high quality products without having to depend on large initial investments. Elise Luttik, founder of 3D printing design studio Eli5e, definitely thinks that 3D printing has made it easier to make her ideas into products and has spoken about her experience in an interview with leading Belgian 3D printing service provider iMaterialise.
Of course it helps that Elise Luttik was born, raised and is currently based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, which is fast becoming one of the World’s leading hubs for 3D printing creativity. “The city has a lot to offer with respect to design and 3D printing,” she tells iMaterialise. “There are many gatherings and exhibitions all throughout the year.”
Her inspiration to create through 3D printing, however, came at the SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas, and, in general, inspiration for her work comes from travelling around the world. “Foreign cultures inspire me to change my view on daily matters” – she explained. Whenever a new idea pops up she writes it down or sketches it in the little sketchbook she always carries with her. … (Read more)