3D printing is the hot new thing in manufacturing, making everything from simple tools to guns to body parts. I’m not surprised to see that it has found its way to pottery. Some will see it as the wave of the future while other decry it as heresy- a mockery of an ancient art form. Me? I could care less one way or the other. I’m sure our Supreme Court will soon rule that robots are people too.
Olivier van Herpt’s five-foot tall, delta-style 3-D printer made from water cut steel prints geometrically complex ceramic pots with a synthetic human touch. read the article here.