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(Archive) Illusory Material

Reinventing material expressions with lenticular 3D printing

This project was part of DDW 2020
Illusory Material printed models — © Jiani Zeng and Honghao Deng

Illusory Material is a design philosophy, computational workflow that enables the designer to create material with dynamic color & texture in a controlled way. It breaks down design medium into 'matter', restructuring and reinventing materiality with unique expressions, properties & experiences.

Imagine designing everyday products with ‘impossible’ materials that only exist in the digital world; imagine a future where designers can manipulate the color, texture, and refractivity of materials across time and different viewing angles; imagine that

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Computational geometry covered by lenticular lens — © Jiani Zeng and Honghao Deng

3D optical textiles printed on flex material — © Jiani Zeng and Honghao Deng

"Loopop" - interactive lollipop — © Jiani Zeng and Honghao Deng

"nseen" - minimalist perfume bottle

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