Janne Kyttanen has created Sofa So Good using a 3D Systems ProX 950 super-wide 3D printing system. Coated in high-polish copper and chrome, Sofa So Good measures 150 x 75 x 55 centimeters, weighs only 2.5 kilos and was fabricated using just 2.5 liters of material. Each of its 6000 layers measures exactly 0.0099 centimeters thick. The geometric design can hold up to 100 kilograms.
Inspired by the ultimate designer, Earth, Janne was inspired by nature’s 3D printers, silkworms and spiders. As a 3D Systems Senior Creative Fellow, he had access to some pretty sophisticated machines.
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