LIGHTWEIGHT FURNITUREDEVELOPMENT OF A 3D PRINTING PROCESS USING LIGHTWEIGHT MATERIAL CONTROL TO PRODUCE PIECES OF FURNITURE
The project develops lightweight and mono-component furniture pieces produced on demand using 3D printing for the contract market with minimum material waste, by starting with polyurethane foam, the furniture, will be light, strong and flexible. The product will match customers’ expectations as regards fitting body ergonomics, creating different dimensions, shapes, seat density, back support, etc. and at the same time will introduce a new design process introducing a new designer furniture solution.
Les Acrobates® (France)
Group of designers and process engineers, combining flexibility and requirement. Together, they drive creativity with enthusiasm, knowledge and wisdom. Working as industrial designers, for more than 10 years they have been developing creative processes, focused on making and validation by rapid user tests though prototypes.
SDC COATING LAB (Belgium)
Platform for furniture development and privileged producer for the Quinze & Milan brand. Quinze & Milan is not a typical furniture label but an avant-garde platform for collaborations, a think tank and ideas factory, designs, visual culture, concepts and experiments. This specific approach has made Quinze & Milan a successful label.