The 2012 edition of the Milan Design Week has seen a shift in the manufacturing processes. 3D printing, open-source software and crowd-funding are emerging as alternatives to traditional furniture production. There were beautiful 3D printed designs and DIY machines that could morph soft materials into improbable shapes. More on this in my Milan Furniture Fair Coverage for Inhabitat.com at the bottom of this page.
51st Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan 17-22 April 2012 | #SaloneDelMobile
2012 Milan Furniture Fair Coverage for Inhabitat, by PS