Digi-Craft: A Creative Process in Form-Finding Beyond the Accuracy of 3D Printing

  • Chor-Kheng LimEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 850)


This study aims to explore the creative way in using 3D printer during form-finding process. We found a creative process blurring the accuracy of 3D printing. We use the “Stringing” effect as the modelling method and enhance the abstraction of 3D printing, which called Digi-Craft. Finally, we successfully fabricate the coral-like, hanging lines, meshing surface 3D printed models. These models’ shapes are not fully created in 3D model; some parts are “Stringing” parts which we controlled by 3D printing factors. We hope this method will improve the creativity of form-finding design process in using 3D printing.


Form-finding 3D printing Stringing Accuracy Abstraction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Art and DesignYuan Ze UniversityTaoyuanTaiwan

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