As we celebrate #BuroTurnsOne this month, it's only natural that 'Buro Tries' something on the digital side; and what better than 3D printing. Having seen so many amazing things that can be printed and made into reality from the Internet, we decided to take a closer look at the whole process by enlisting the help Ben Fadzlee, the founder of Shapeshifts, a local brand that offers 3D printing services and makes prototypes for clients.

3d printing shapeshifts KL

To our surprise, it's not as easy (read: instant) as we thought. There are different kinds of plastics, takes almost half an hour for an item with one to two centimetres to be printed, and the programmes and files you need to input into the machine. But once all that has been settled, anything literally is possible. Check out the video below to see what we learnt.

 

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