Objects drawn from the air

November 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;11/13/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 43, p38
Trade Publication
The article focuses on Front's Sketch Furniture Project, in which designers trace invisible lines in their air, creating blueprints that are captured by motion sensory equipment and made into inanimate objects in liquid plastic by rapid prototyping technology. The sensory equipment recognizes motions of a specialized pen and translates them to three-dimensional graphics files used in computer programs. A laser beam is used to cast liquid plastic layer by layer.


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