Victoria Slaker, the vice-president of industrial design at Ammunition, talks about the studio’s collaboration with 3D-printing platform Gantri to create lights made from corn-based plastic
How did this project come to fruition? “Ian [Yang, the founder of Gantri] reached out to us about designing lights. We’re pretty tech-forward and always curious about new manufacturing techniques. We ended up helping him expand his platform so more designers could use it and create a wider range of products.”
Why lighting? “It’s emotional and atmospheric. The light series was an exploration of what we can do that you can’t do in any other way. They can only be 3D-printed.”
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