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Design Dictionary: Bobbin Lacemaking
See how bobbin lace is made in this short video. Ellyane Hutchinson demonstrates a basic lacemaking project at the Textile Arts Center’s Brooklyn facility. This lace making project took about 9 hours total. About this series: Design Dictionary is a new Cooper Hewitt video series that vividly illustrates a wide variety of creative techniques. Covering...
Design Dictionary: Powder Bed 3D Printing
See how 3D printing works in this short video. The machine shown is a ProJet, which uses powdered resin and ink. This demonstration is courtesy of Joe Borrello at 3D Systems. This “part” took about 8 hours total to design and print. About this series: Design Dictionary is a new Cooper Hewitt video series that...
Design Dictionary: Extrusion 3D Printing
See how 3D printing works in this short video. The machine shown is a 3DS Cube, which uses extruded ABS plastic. This demonstration is courtesy of Alex Benham at 3D Systems. This “part” took about 8 hours to design and print. About this series: Design Dictionary is a new Cooper Hewitt video series that vividly...
Design Dictionary: Weaving
See how weaving works in this short video. Weaver Cynthia Alberto demonstrates a simple weaving project using a standard floor loom. She is working at Weaving Hand, the studio she founded in Brooklyn, New York City. This scarf took about 8 hours total to weave. About this series: Design Dictionary is a new Cooper Hewitt...