FreshFiber launches 3D printed iPhone covers

FOC general  21.Oct.2009

FreshFiber just introduced their Winter Collection, a range of revolutionary rapid manufactured iPhone covers, at the Gitex Technology Week in Dubai. FreshFiber worked together closely with FOC on launching these new products, with Janne Kyttanen taking the lead by designing the freshly launched Winter Collection. FreshFiber claims: “Everybody deserves fashion to clothe and express themselves, and so do the electronics devices we use daily.”

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As described in Shuffle Magazine : “The base materials can range from paper to rubber to metal. Otherwise impossible 3D shapes arise: shock absorbing bumpers, airflow channels keeping your phone cool, witty moving parts and more.”

A short interview with FreshFiber founder Christian Dijkhof, showcasing the new iPhone covers.

Freedom Of Creation designs for Autodesk

FOC FOR  7.Oct.2009

Autodesk asked Freedom Of Creation to produce a segment of a recent ONL architects project for the Autodesk head office.. With the goal of illustrating the advancements in 3D design and production. The advanced structure presented in this scale model was used to create the largest BMW showroom in The Netherlands. This is an one piece model laser sintered in Nylon and colored grey to finish.

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“Looks great, very happy with the results” - Matthew Tierney, Autodesk

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Janne Kyttanen designs a tribute for the WBA

FOC FOR  5.Oct.2009

2009 marks the 17th edition of the Woonbeurs in Amsterdam. This year the organizers decided to congratulate the winners of the Woonbeurs pins from the past years with a special tribute design. These 16 designers are: Ulf Moritz, Hella Jongerius, Richard Hutten, Tord Boontje, Henk Vos, Droog Design, Jan des Bouvrie, Jurgen Bey, Marcel Wanders, Piet Boon, Piet Hein Eek, Studio Job, Art of living, Forbo Flooring and Lidewij Edelkoort. The Riot light, designed by Janne Kyttanen, was customized to a special gift for these 16 designers. All the designer’s portraits are part of the design.

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As a thank you, Janne Kyttanen also designed a limited edition of 50 stamping rings for the Woonbeurs organizers.

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Freedom Of Creation designs “2Litre house” model

FOC FOR  4.Oct.2009

Working with Zelian and PlasticsEurope Freedom Of Creation created a laser sintered scale model that explains the features of the development project. We wanted to bring the model to life by adding in people, furniture, cars and even light fittings. Going into this detail created a sense of fun and interest. The model is used by PlasticsEurope to promote sustainable housing development projects.  The Scale for this 3d printed model is 1:90.

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Scale model designed for Hootsmans architects

FOC FOR  30.Sep.2009

FOC Imagineering creates a unique scale model for Hootsmans architects. The assignment was to convert a chapel into a school building for the Communal Institution for Child Protection. The conversion comprised of twelve classrooms all of which are reversible and temporary.

The model was laser sintered in one go and mounted on a white base finished off with a clear display case, the scale for this model was 1:100.

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‘It is wonderful having discovered the 3D printing process for the construction of our architectural models.  In the case of our design for chapel De Zande, with its fragmented interior, Laser sintering made a marvellous model.’ -Hootsmans Architects READ ON

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