curve ups free-form objects

A team of Austrian computer scientists has advanced the way of creating 3D objects on a 2D printer, calling it CurveUps. By inserting small tiles between stretched layers of latex, this technique allows for free-form objects featuring curves and round shapes. Formerly, similar objects were limited to sharp edges.

Get the whole article with video here before catching the official release at this year’s SIGGRAPH conference in Los Angeles.