May 5, 2013 - Posted in 3d printing, product design.

Globenest

Globenest is a decorative ornament with 3 cute little birds. In the breeding season, Globenest can be filled with little pieces of wool and yarn, to form a one stop shop for birds to get material for their nests.

globenest

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January 14, 2011 - Posted in the press.

Birdsnest eggcup in New York Times

On 12th of january in an article in New York Times, the birdsnest eggcup is mentioned as one of the examples of objects that can be printed at Shapeways. It caused quite a lot of new traffic to this item. Speaking of traffic, this design has had already 16000+ hits since it was announced on the forum of Shapeways on Dec.11th last year!

January 3, 2011 - Posted in 3d printing, product design.

Birdsnest eggcup

Cheer up your breakfast table with birdsnest, an eggcup design with a cute little bird that keeps an eye on your egg.

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November 18, 2010 - Posted in 3d printing.

3D printing for kids

A couple of weeks back, I had the opportunity to show a group of 8 year olds the magics of 3D printing. To make it even more exciting for them, I organized a small design competition, where they could win their own design printed in real!

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November 16, 2010 - Posted in 3d printing.

Belt holder

Do you ever wear a belt that was just a bit short to hold the loose end in position? You’ll probably know how annoying that is. Luckily there is now an elegant solution for this problem. No more paperclips or elastic belts.

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October 29, 2010 - Posted in 3d printing.

Printing sterling silver

Shapeways is now offering sterling silver as a printing option until 7th of November! Since this is a time limited service, I took the opportunity to let them produce my 5 hearts pendant design in silver.

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February 21, 2010 - Posted in product design.

Worklight

This energy saving worklight was designed for Uni Elektra GmbH. The goal of this project was to increase light efficiency and to improve the manufacturability of their previous model. I developed a completely new light reflector that increased light output by 30%.

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November 5, 2009 - Posted in complex modeling.

Lounge seat

Sometimes, models can’t be simply solved by 2D autocad drawings. A good example is this lounge seat, designed for the university of Amsterdam by Rudy Uytenhaak Achitects and manufactured by Gielissen Interiors & Exhibitions. I converted the initial sketches and rough autocad 3d model, combined with the 2D structural drawings from Gielissen into an integrated 3D model with all the parts necessary for manufacturing.

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