Industrial Revolution by Murray Moss
17 — 25 Sep 2011
Victoria & Albert Museum
Belgian based Materialise used laser and digital technologies to print 3D objects within the V&A.
A sophisticated fabrication process once reserved for prototyping is quickly becoming ubiquitous,' said Moss. '3D printing is profoundly permeating all areas of our contemporary material world, including fashion and domestic furnishings, as well as transportation, medicine and architecture.' Belgian based Materialise used laser and digital technologies to print 3D objects within the exhibition, which included the Fractal. MGX table by Platform Studio and Mathias Bar, recently acquired by the V&A for its permanent collection. Created from a single piece of resin, the design was based on growth patterns seen in nature, which can be described with mathematical algorithms. Supported by Materialise.