Something we’re surprised that we don’t see more of in the 3D printing space is printed sheets that can be folded into 3D objects. While bed size limitation is certainly a factor, Australia-based industrial designer Mart Cherednik’s Stealth Bag, which is printed in one piece and has embedded hinges and snaps, should give you a good idea of the possibilities:
“It features special Swarovski stone settings that do not require any tools or glue,” Cherednik writes. “The crystals just ‘click in’ to the setting.”
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We could see this technique being used for custom-fit electronics cases, tool holsters, knife holders, et cetera.
Check out more of Cherednik’s work on Coroflot.