This machine creates flexible 3D structures out of wool and paper
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As 3D printing inches its way ever closer to the mainstream, industrial designer Oluwaseyi Sosanya has come up with a unique alternative: a machine that can weave fabric into three dimensional shapes. A graduate student from the Royal College of Art, Sosanya’s concept weaves together layers of material at different heights, to create 3D shapes, like a honeycomb pattern. Once the design is woven it can then be dipped in silicone to make it stronger.