Signs of 3D

Another innovative use for 3D printing has appeared as reported by Today and Tomorrow. PRINT magazine commissioned a cover from Artist Karsten Schmidt, who:

 

used the Gray-Scott reaction diffusion model in a Processing sketch (an open source programming language) to generate a 3D typographical model.


While this project was intended as a magazine cover, printing of 3D signs could be a popular practice on future home-based 3D printers. The issue with signs, obviously, is that the letters don't necessarily touch each other, and thus a way of structuring the design to support the message is required. Karsten Schmidt's approach is a unique way of solving the problem.

 

Via Today and Tomorrow

General Fabb

Kerry Stevenson, aka "General Fabb" has been writing Fabbaloo posts since he launched the venture in 2007, with an intention to promote and grow the incredible technology of 3D printing across the world. So far, it seems to be working!

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