Alexander
Rulkens
interaction designer creative coder explorer

A Machine's Perception

3D printed door handles

Detail of one of the 3D printed handles

Designer Alexander Pelikan asked me to assist him with the creation of a number of door handles, based on a process involving 3D scanning, 3D printing and manipulation of the shape in CAD software.

The handles are printed out of stainless steel and produced on demand.

Year

2009-2013

Client

PeLi Design

My role

3D design & scripting

Team

Alexander Pelikan (PeLi)

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Finished design on display in Milan

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Experimentation

Within this project, we did a lot of different experiments. We did not only want to have a design that looked good, but felt 'right' in the hand.

trying out possibilities in 3D Studio Max

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Exhibition

The final handles have been 3D printed at Materialize and exhibited all around the world. They are available for sale in limited edition on PeLi's website.

The finished model

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