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First Dutch store with 3D printed Ceramic

Author: Irene van Domburg Edited by : Marlieke Wijnakker In the charming and historic town called Brielle Cerabeau opens the first 3D-printed ceramics store in the Netherlands. Entrepreneur and artist Ron van Domburg started 35 years ago as a software developer. The creative and innovative process fascinated him immensely. However, this became overshadowed when his company grew more […]

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APUJAN Concept Store by Architchen

author: Yao van den Heerik original source: RenJie Huang and HanYuan Tsao, Using Parametric design and 3D clay printing for functional ceramics Architchen studio was founded in Taiwan at the end of 2015 by RenJie Huang and HanYuan Tsao. They are enthusiastic in new technologys and making. Their intention is to look for the esthetics […]

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Research for doctoral thesis

author: Emre Can edited by Marlieke Wijnakker How can we use ceramic printing as a shaping method in ceramic art? Emre CAN, born 1984 in Bozüyük (Turkey) has been intested in ceramics since 2002. He completed his undergraduate education at Afyon Kocatepe University, Ceramics Department in 2007. In 2008, he started his post graduate education […]

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Colored porcelain printing

author: Marlieke Wijnakker Experiments of an artist Sanver Özgüven, a ceramic artist and assistant professor in Turkey, recently completed his Ceramics PhD at Hacettepe University Fine Art Institute. In 2015 he was awarded at the Dumlupinar Ceramic Competition ‘Keramika’ and in 2016 at the 5th International Young Ceramists Tile Competition he received the Filo Incentive […]

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Featured story: Daniel Maillet Art editions

Author: Daniel Maillet, English translation by Esmeralda Mattei, Italian revision by Roland Schram Sculptures printed in clay and sintered in high temperature This article delves into the theme epitomised by the Walter Benjamin’s essay The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction. The twentieth century has been par excellence the century of bi-dimensional […]

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SEEM[N]EST by Studio UnSeen, Estonia.

Authors: Studio UnSeen Ljudmilla, Georgijeva, Tiia Vahula, Madis Kaasik Coauthors: Newcastle University Experimental Architecture Group. Studio UnSeen is a Tallinn based design practice that explores robotic       manufacturing methods and their implementation in contemporary architecture, interior and product design. Their current focus is on experimenting with 3D printed ceramics, working at the crossroads […]

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architectural twisted at Hong Kong University

A team of researchers and students from the HKU Faculty of Architecture working with Holger Kehne from Plasma Studio making a architectural twisted tower out of 2,000 3D-printed terracotta blocks. Every clay block used to build the Ceramic Constellation Pavilion was individually printed in a unique shape and size robotic technology. The team used about […]

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Printed Pots, Joan and Jack Hardie

Joan and Jack Hardie items are for sale at Joan and Jack Hardie live and work in Cumbria, UK, at the edge of the Lake District National Park. Joan and Jack have been creating pots for over 40 years. In 2014 they experimented with printing clay using a 3D printer; this made it possible […]

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3D sculptures in Karlstad

Source, pictures and writing: Magnus Hermansson, Nyheterna P4 Värmland Translation googletranslate, final edit, Yao vd Heerik 3D printed sculptures are exhibited in Karlstad An unusual art combination was presented at the exhibition Clay Coherences in Karlstad, where modern digital technology meets ceramics. It’s about sculptures printed with 3D printers. “The aim is to acquire new tools and […]

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Sound Surface – Porcelain vases decorated with sound

Thinking like a traditional potter I coded a point in virtual space to spiral and as it grows into the pot shape a three dimensional computer mesh is created linking the points. The surface of the mesh is progressively textured by adding digital sound recording to the growing form. The surface, from base to rim […]

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Innovation + tradition: Art of 3D printed ceramics

In this talk Morten Liisberg Dyrsø breaks the barrier between innovation and tradition. By explaining his handicraft project, he shows how an innovative technology – a 3D printer, can be used to create traditional crafts – ceramics. Nowadays, 3D printing has made its way to every aspect of production. Morten shows the next step in […]


A limited edition for Cos by Olivier Van Herpt

Dutch designer Olivier van Herpt combines cutting-edge technology with natural materials to create intricately textured ceramic vessels. Based in Eindhoven, he has developed pioneering 3D printing and digital fabrication methods honed by years of research and experimentation. In a special commission for COS, Olivier has created a series of five vases using his custom-designed 3D […]

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Future Archaeology by Bryan Czibesz

by Bryan Czibesz: Both the potter’s wheel and ceramics 3D printer function as fresh tools of invention, bringing undiscovered opportunities for the material. For Czibesz and Spangler, their tools become an extension of themselves. Czibesz fabricates and customizes his 3D printer, instructing the machine how to mold the clay with digital scans, designs and alterations. Spangler […]


‘Beautiful Minds at Thomas Dane’

source: Thomas dane Galery press release   Whose mind is it anyway? Anya Gallaccio’s ‘Beautiful Minds’ is a self-assembling artwork. Consisting of a 3D printer programmed to produce a scaled effigy of Devil’s Tower – a mountain in Wyoming – it’s a piece which dances between accident and design. Beautiful Minds rest on two conceits, […]

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DeltaWASP 3MT 3D prints clay sculptures up to 1 Meter

Source: WASP, the Italian 3D printing company behind the large-scale BigDelta 3D printer, will present the DeltaWASP 3MT 3D printer at the Argillà International Ceramics Festival in Faenza, Italy. The new 3-meter-tall 3D printer can produce sculptures up to one meter tall. The last few years the Italian 3D printing company WASP produced its eco-friendly, large-scale […]

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Emerging Objects: GCODE.Clay

By Ronald Rael GCODE.Clay is a series of objects 3D printed in various clays (porcelain, bmix, terra-cotta, and recycled clay) that explore the creative potential of designing with G-code, the language in which people tell computerized machine tools how to make something. In this case the 3D printer is pushed outside the boundaries of what […]

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3d-printing with porcelite

Innovative design studio Nervous System, which our readers may remember from its stunning 3D printed kinematics dresses, has recently ventured into the realm of 3D printed ceramics by experimenting with Tethon 3D’s new material called Porcelite. In a blog post about the process of 3D printing with porcelain, Jessica Rozencrantz, one of Nervous System’s founders, outlines the […]

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Column, by Erno Langenberg

Author: Erno Langenberg Edit by: Yao vd Heerik Column 11001111001010011000101000 is an ornamental ceramic column, built out of 26 bespoke 3D printed stacked elements. Erno Langenberg is an architect, researcher and educator based in Amsterdam. He is the founder of the architecture office ELstudio and is currently a researcher in digital fabrication at the Amsterdam […]

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Artist Heather Kegel creates stunning 3D printed ceramics

Source: Hetherkagelart While we have written about a number of 3D printed ceramics products, most of them do not mention the work that goes into making them. This time the Colorado-based ceramist Heather Kegel has provided some background as she shows how she creates her own pieces of 3D printed pottery. instagram As we all […]

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UNFOLD: Artefacts of a New History

Artefacts of a New History Herbert Read stated in 1936 that ‘The real problem is not to adapt machine production to the aesthetics of handicraft, but to think out new aesthetic standards for new methods of production.’ The limited edition Artefacts of a New History (2016) is a collector box featuring nine different intricate ceramic 3d […]

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Steffen Hartwig

From: Today 3D printers are omnipresent. But most of the time they are used to print objects that already exist and to force any material into any shape. That reminds of the arrival of new technologies in the past. When it became possible to build with cast iron in the end of the 19th […]

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Dutch designers use sound to detail 3D printed ceramics

Solid Vibrations is a collaboration between Ricky van Broekhoven and Olivier van Herpt. Ricky specializes in sound design. His projects are often landscapes of noise that live briefly in the mind. To combine the temporal sound driven nature of his work with 3D Printing would let noisescapes become things. A moment in time, a song […]

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Transaction Project: ceramics & glassblowing into beautiful 3D printed art

3D printing technology has been finding its way into the hands of more and more artists recently, so it’s great to see more and more 3D printed works of art appearing. But as the Swedish Transaction Project, proves, it’s not just about making something new and fashionable. For as this artistic collaboration reveals, 3D printers […]

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3D Systems Teams with 5 Artists to 3D Print Incredible Ceramic Sculptures

From: There are so many materials available now-a-days to 3D print with. Of course most of us, from a consumer standpoint, are familiar with the thermoplastics such as ABS and PLA, or the photosensitive resins used within desktop SLA printers like the Form 1+, but outside the general consumer space, there are even more […]

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Olivier van Herpts new delta printer makes stunning 3D printed pottery

Dutch artist Olivier van Herpt has spent the last two years working on 3D printer and 3D printing process that could make large and medium scale functional 3D printed ceramics. van Herpt’s interest in 3D printing ceramics was guided by the possibilities and limitations of the technology. The desktop 3D printers allow people to make products that […]


Dutch designer’s analog 3D Clay Printer

Author: Marlieke Wijnakker A different approach to 3D Printing Dutch designer, Daniël de Bruin worked with 3D printers for quite some time, but there was one thing bothering him. The results of the printer didn’t feel like personal achievements anymore. They were products of this new technology. A machine did all the work. He therefor […]

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Unfold uses ceramic 3D printing to create unusual works

Belgian Design Studio Unfold started extruding ceramic materials with a RepRap one year ago. In their recent post they gave an overview of some of the stuff they have been printing in porcelain. If you look at the carafe & cups pictured above it is difficult to believe all these were printed on an open […]