This object is currently on display in room 302 as part of Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age. There are 3 other images of this object. See our image rights statement.


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Video, MX3D printing

This is a Video. Its medium is video.

This video shows the remarkable MX3D printing process, developed by Joris Laarman Lab and used to create the Dragon Bench to your right. MX3D uses industrial robots and an advanced welding machine to print metal structures in mid-air. This video and the Dragon Bench are part of the exhibition Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age, which continues on the museum's 3rd floor.

Our curators have highlighted 6 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Bench, Dragon, 2014
  • 3d-printed stainless steel.
  • Courtesy of Friedman Benda, New York and Joris Laarman Lab.
  • 82.2016.2

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 61.2 × 105.7 × 5.1 cm (24 1/8 in. × 41 5/8 in. × 2 in.)

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