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Fractal.MGX

Designer:
WertelOberfell
Designer:
Matthias Bär
Manufacturer:
.MGX by Materialise
Date:
2007
Medium:
Epoxy resin (built through Stereolithography); hollow structure filled with polyurethane
Dimensions:
H: 16 1/2 x W: 28 1/2 x D: 22 3/4 in. (41.9 x 72.4 x 57.8 cm)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of .MGX by Materialise, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.419
Not on view
The designers of this limited-edition table are interested in new technologies and manufacturing processes employing stereolithography, a process that builds three-dimensional objects from CAD drawings. They employed this technology to produce the “Fractal” table, which combines organic forms with the logic and reality of product design.
.MGX by Materialise, New York (2010; their gift to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Highlights from the Modern Design Collection: 1900–Present, Part II," May 23, 2011–July 1, 2012.

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