New book launch at Qubique and Dutch Design Week

FOC general  21.Oct.2011

Also October is a month full with exhibitions and they offer an exciting opportunity to launch the brand new Freedom Of Creation book filled with the most appealing and innovative products and projects from the 11 year history of Freedom Of Creation. This limited edition book can be ordered here for the introduction price of only €7,- plus shipping.

If you pursue paperless living, you can also digitally browse the catalogue here.

By reading on you will find the Qubique and Dutch Design Week exhibition details, where we will also present our new book to the public:

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Vote for us & Ted Noten – The Price of the Prices

FOC FOR  12.Oct.2011

Dear Friends & Fans,

We call on you for support.. we’re really close to WINNING an award for a 3D printed designs we made for Ted Noten nearly a year ago.

Please follow this link to Prijs de Prijs and drag all designs except the Yellow Necklace to the bin.. that’s how you can vote.. of course sharing this story also helps!

We need just 200 votes within 24 hours to win.. so spread the word to all your friends!

Freedom Of Creation takes 3D printing mainstream

FOC Collection  27.Sep.2011

Until now 3D printing has been considered expensive and only available to a selected few. Freedom Of Creation plans to change this by selling it’s design collection as well as 3D printers at 9 Bijenkorf department stores in The Netherlands during the “3 Dwaze Dagen”.

Some products of the collection will be 3D printed live on the spot during these 3 crazy Bijenkorf annual sales days. The department stores which are part of this event are Amsterdam, Amstelveen, Arnhem, Den Haag, Eindhoven, Enschede, Maastricht, Utrecht and Rotterdam.

The Bijenkorf website “3 Dwaze Dagen” is the most visited website in the Netherlands during these 3 days, with visitors numbers climbing over 3 million. It is not expected to be more quiet on the floor either since an estimated 1.2 million people will visit these sales days.

Freedom Of Creation collaborates with Bits from Bytes, a 3D printer manufacturer from the UK, in order to bring the technology into people’s homes. It will be the first time 3D printers have been commercialized by a large mainstream department store chain in the world. The special Bijenkorf introduction price for the 3D printers is set at €1247,- which enables anybody to become the designer they always wanted to be.

Please follow this link for the opening times, addresses and additional information about “Drie Dwaze Dagen”.

Get social and win your own 3D printer
Like last month we’re also giving away a product this month, it’s quite something! We’re giving away one of those Bijenkorf 3D printers. All you have to do is go to our Facebook page here and share our story, the more you share, comment and tweet the bigger the chance of winning this awesome 3D printer.

What’s there to win?
We’re giving away an assembled Bits from Bytes Rapman 3.1 with a total value of over €1247,- Cool.. so what’s in the box, it’s identical to what we’re selling at de Bijenkorf so it includes the Rapman 3.1 3D Printer, material, SD-cards, tool-kit and 3D files.

Note: this give-away is exclusive to people based in The Netherlands, or people who are able to pick up the machine in our Amsterdam Studio, where we will also show you how the machine works and supply you with plenty 3D content to print :-)

Freedom Of Creation exhibits during Maison & Objet

FOC Collection  6.Sep.2011

Freedom Of Creation exhibits during Maison & Objet Paris in collaboration with one of its’ distributors, Exnovo. The Maison & Objet exhibition showcases products from the current award winning FOC Collection including designs by Janne Kyttanen and Karim Rashid.

Karim Rashid for Freedom Of Creation

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Collaboration with Amnesty International & Maarten Baas

FOC FOR  17.Aug.2011

Maarten Baas is internationally known for his Dutch design works, recently he approached Freedom Of Creation to redesign his ‘Empty Chair‘ into a miniature 3D print. The ‘Empty Chair’ was designed for Amnesty International to honor chinese nobel peace prize winner liu xiaobo.

To create a piece to support their campaign against the increased suppression of writers, journalists, artists and activists. The result is ‘the empty chair’, a seat whose ladder back towers about five meters tall – a kind of metaphor of reaching for the sky, and that freedom of thought and speech is important for all. READ ON

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