Monday, 2 September 2013

The Making of Totem

Totem was designed by Adam Nathaniel Furman for the Design Museum, Designer in Residence programme. All 3D prints were made at Lee 3D, plaster moulds were made at CP Ceramics.

3D prints being removed from bed of powder

Finished 3D prints

Close ups 

The Assembled Parts of Totem

After 3D printing, the parts were sanded to make patterns for slip casting. once fired the cast parts shrink by 15%. 

Cast parts of Totem in the moulds. 
Used 3D printed patterns can be seen on the shelf above.

The Glazed Totem

The exhibition of 3D printed forms designed by Adam Nathaniel Furman will be on display at the Design Museum,  from 4 September until 12 January 2014.

To find out more about 3D printing at Lee 3D visit

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