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By Tom Randall - 2013-12-16T19:41:38Z

Courtesy Nervous System

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Nervous System Kinematics

Favorited by Denise Gershbein
Executive Creative Director at Frog 

3D printers are set to transform the global economy, potentially rivaling the Internet in their potential impact. Already, printers are making dental implants, hearing aids and prosthetic limbs. Cars, human organs, even food may not be far off. 

Nervous System’s Kinematics prints structures of hinged, interlocking pieces that can be used to make flexible jewelry or a draping dress. The software makes it simple for design novices to try their hands at 3D design.

“To me this is the perfect intersection of art, futurism and DIY,” Gershbein says. “Nervous System created a line of gorgeous, body-molding forms that are simultaneously organic and yet look like they are born of machine vision.”