Brooklyn-based 3D printing service bureau Makelab has been printing everything from prototypes for industrial designers to bespoke end-use products for high profile customers like Roc Nation since 2017.
Here, the company’s Co-founder & CEO Christina Perla talks to TCT about how the perception of additive manufacturing is shifting, her work with Women In 3D Printing , and running a business that helps other smaller businesses get started.
TCT: Hi Christina, can you start by telling us how Makelab came about?
CP: Hi! It’s a very serendipitous story actually. In 2015 before Makelab was started in 2017, my fiancé and partner, Manny, and I did a bit of industrial design freelancing together. We took on client projects that revolved around concept ideation, iteration, prototyping, and product development. During that time, we needed a quick 3D printing solution – I had never used one in my life and we […]
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