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Design Model

2000 (made)
Place of origin

Grey, solid resin model.

Object details

Object type
Materials and techniques
Resin rapid prototyping model made in a Thermojet printer
Brief description
Rapid-prototyping resin model by Ron Arad, 2000
Physical description
Grey, solid resin model.
  • Height: 5.5cm
  • Width: 4.5cm
Production typeModel
Credit line
Given by Ron Arad Associates
Object history
This rapid-prototyping model was made in a Thermojet printer as part of, and during, the Ron Arad Before and After Now exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 2000. The Thermojet printer was lent to the V&A by 3D Systems and it was used to make daily 3-dimensional models from a design provided by Ron Arad Associates.
Attribution note: This is a 'real' prototype. It is one type of the two different types of pear shape for stacking sculpture to go into a building in Soho. The shapes reflect the effort to get the right shape.
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Record createdMarch 17, 2010
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