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Eyewear made with XFAB: DWS introduces the designers of Fabbrica 4.0

Here revealed names and  faces of the four designers who will design the glasses and sunglasses which will be 3D printed at the DWS booth during Maker Fair Rome from 14th to 16th October for the  DWS’ event “Fabbrica 4.0: business your idea”. Four young italian designers who have accepted the challenge to examine the unlimited possibilities of the stereolithography: from a liquid material, photosensitive, to a finished and saleable product, made with the latest productive technology: the 3D printing.

Alice Barki is very young, she is only 28 years old but has a remarkable resume: graduated cum laude and II level bachelor in industrial design, obtained with the highest mark. She boasts prestigious professional collaborations on architecture and fashion and, from time to time, she takes part in design contest which are, generally, won by her. Her biggest inclination is the industrial design which she enriches with her artistic talent.

Enea Vitali comes from a family of opticians and is very easily been chosen by DWS for his experience: class 1983, optometrist optician with only one passion: the CAD design for drawing his own glasses. He has already founded his own brand, the Farmakoff, to produce them, clearly in stereolithography, and to sale them in his own shops.

A bachelor in design engineering and a role of professor at Poli.Design and at the Nuova Accademia delle Belle Arti, Fabio Caresi does not need an introduction. Expert of tridimensional modelling, he collaborates with different Italian brands which are leaders on interior design and on fashion industry. He is able to interprets the market needs, bestowing to his design a strong personality but elegant.

The FabLab Milano has been created by him, Salvatore Saldano, a mind that is a mix of creativity and pragmatism which encourages him to produce any common object with the 3D printing. Graduated at the Accademia delle Belle Arti of Brera, he has been working as industrial designer, but he prefers to be named a maker.

The production of the glasses in Maker Faire Special Edition, designed by these four talents will be realized with the printer that all the makers are dreaming of: XFAB of DWSLAB. It has a big variety of materials that can produce almost everything. XFAB is the printer that can transform the makers’ typical DIY philosophy  in a new model of business.

Come to try the glasses on and to meet the four Designers at Maker Faire Rome, the biggest European exhibition: we wait you in Fiera di Roma from 14th to 16th of October!

Le Yacht Lodge: the floating resort built with XFAB

Le YACHT Cruises – Monaco has commissioned to the Italian company Materia Srl the realization of the reproduction of the “Le Yacht Lodge”.

The ambitious project is a system of services, commercial and accommodation infrastructures built on floating platforms.

The model is challenging in term of thickness: the floors and the main structures are made of birch wood of 1 millimeter thick, as well as the plexiglass windows.

The interior design, the furnitures, the boats and the external components have been built with XFAB in material Invicta 915.

XFAB’s precision allowed to produce miniatures and details, perfectly matching the CAD.

Take a look at the gallery and at the complete reference.

Customer: Le Yacht Cruises – Monaco

Design: Garroni Design
Realization: Materia Srl
Dimensions: 1100 x 1100 x 320 mm high.

XFAB wins at 3D Printing Industry Awards!

London, May 20th: a date to remember. XFAB won the award for the category “Personal 3D Printer of the year“, beating all the main competitors. The nominations for the 12 categories have had over had over 200,000 votes.  The reward ceremony has been held at the prestigious Chelsea Old Hall, among 3D printing industry ambassadors and the biggest players of the sector.

XFAB is a project we believe in.
We have made 3D printing affordable for everyone and we have brought the professional technology inside a desktop version, helping start ups and businesses to grow and be competitive on the market.

DWS staff would like to thank all the customers and all the people who voted.

THANK YOU!

Read the article of 3D Printing Industry.

 

The Research Center of Hongik University realizes an optimized car frame.

The researchers of Hongik University chose to print the prototype of an innovative optimized car frame with DWS 030X, in material DL380. The print took 90 hours for the whole structure, both for the seat with the filigree pattern and the car frame. The model of dimensions 45x30x30 cm has been printed in different pieces and assembled.

After a quick post process consisting of 2-minute wash in water and alcohol solution, 5-minute UV curing cycle, the supports have been removed. The model has been lightly sandpaper grinded and polished with the vaseline.

By courtesy of Digital Hands – HDC Korea.

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