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Digital Natives by Matthew Plummer-Fernandez on Thingiverse #3DThursday #3DPrinting

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Matthew Plummer-Fernandez has decided to share a popular model from his Digital Natives collection to the 3D printing community at Thingiverse!

From the description for Thingiverse Thing 109337:

Popular 3D print from my Digital Natives collection that I’ve decided to give away to the 3D printing community to say thank you for all the support. The colours have been changed from the original. Feel free to print at different scales but tall works best, and explore colour.

And from his description for the Digital Natives:

Digital Natives

2012

z-corp powder composite and z-corp tinted binder

Everyday items such as toys and a watering can are 3D scanned using a digital camera and subjected to algorithms that distort, abstract and taint them into new primordial vessel forms. In some cases only close inspection reveals traces inherited from their physical predecessors. These are then 3D printed on a z-corp printer.

Vessels are arguably the lowest common denominator for man-made objects across all cultures, these objects however have no storage function other than to embody the stored digital data that describes them.

Development credits:
The algorithms are executed within my own made software 3D interfaces; co_former for transforming shape and #ccc (colour co-creator) for generating colour. These output files ready for 3D printing in colour. I’ve coded these with Processing, and libraries Hemesh, ControlP5, and Toxiclibs.

The objects were first on display at the 3D Print Show, London, October 19-22.

Featured on:
Creative Applications, Dezeen, Creators Project, FastCo Design, Rhizome.

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