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3D Printing Craft: weaving and oozing


Bernabei, R and Power, J, 3D Printing Craft: weaving and oozing, Proceedings of Synergy - DRS International Conference 2020, 11-14 August 2020, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 111-124. ISSN 2398-3132 (2020) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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DOI: doi:10.21606/drs.2020.108


This paper explores digital fabrication in the form of 3D ceramics printing. Three iterative case study examples of design work of one of the authors are provided. The case study examples are positioned as research through design, as the designs embody elements of both materials research and development. An underlaying framework of the authors, titled ‘user-completion’, underpins the discussion and provides a mechanism for developing hybrid design artefacts. Throughout the paper, the notion of craft and risk, which are considered essential aspects of the craft process, are issues also engaged with, and what this means for a digital fabrication process questioned. The intersection of digital fabrication and ceramics facilitates a hybrid design approach, fusing processes and techniques from different disciplinary modes. It is proposed that this provides the opportunity for the discipline to engage in dialogue about the future of disciplinary practice and importantly, its craft.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:digital fabrication, ceramics, craft, hybrid design
Research Division:Built Environment and Design
Research Group:Design
Research Field:Industrial and product design
Objective Division:Manufacturing
Objective Group:Other manufacturing
Objective Field:Other manufacturing not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Power, J (Dr Jacqueline Power)
ID Code:137885
Year Published:2020
Deposited By:Architecture and Design
Deposited On:2020-03-11
Last Modified:2021-04-29
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