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Sneak Preview: Kimberly Ovitz with Shapeways collection


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What I find interesting - especially in light of the recent Wired article on low-cost injection molding - is that this design appears to me to be something that could, in fact, be injection molded; perhaps with gas assist.

That leads me to wonder a) what 3D modeling tool she's using, and b) what her level of expertise is with the tool. I look at this shape and can't help be see this as something that could use some additional detailing... the kind of detailing that can't be molded using traditional manufacturing methods.
#1 csven (Homepage) on 2013-01-31 17:08 (Reply)
To use traditional methods would require 'tooling up' and a minimum run wouldn't it? I guess the approach shown is 'mass customisation'
#2 lee on 2013-02-01 03:59 (Reply)
maybe she didnt want more details :-) you can see from the many other creations on this website that there's no problem to print more detailed shapes
#3 ernie on 2013-02-01 07:49 (Reply)

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