Printing represents a revolutionary way of reproducing symbols, but it takes on added impact when it comes to reproducing objects. 2D and 3D printing are no longer unusual; even scents and microscopic organic tissue can be printed now.
The required hardware is entering the consumer market, and it is also being made in open backyard industries. These DIY initiatives can expect to run up against copyright and patent agents: a challenge and an opportunity for an open, sustainist prosumption society.

printing contents in Open Design Now:

Introduction / Marleen Stikker

The pioneers of our time are not taking the world at face value, as a given from outside; rather, they see the world as something you can pry open, something you can tinker with. Marleen Stikker In his novel The … Continue reading

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