Using computation algorithms in design is like “sculpting with a new material”

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http://www.dezeen.com/2015/12/09/video-interview-alessandro-zomparelli-mhox-generative-design-sculpting-new-material-movie/

 

Alessandro Zomparelli of Italian design studio MHOX, which produces customised 3D-printed fashion accessories, says designing with computer algorithms is like exploring a new material.

 

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MHOX is currently working with CRP Technology to use the same design approach to produce wearable medical devices called orthoses, which are fitted to the body to correct movement or posture.

 

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One of MHOX’s first prototype orthoses is a device that prevents patients with certain neurological conditions from clenching their fists.

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