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: