You Can Now Buy Your Own Piece of Design History: The Lily.MGX Pushed 3D Printing from Prototyping to Design
OCTOBER 17, 2016
Until then, 3D printing was considered more of a prototyping technology. The designing process for the Lily.MGX lamp already started in 2002 and the task sounded very challenging at the time: Janne wanted to explore technology used for rapid prototyping by creating a commercially successful consumer product. And now, roughly 15 years later, online 3D printing services like i.materialise can print consumer products in more than 100 different materials and finishes.