When: Wednesday, June 27th
Where: Kortrijk (BELGIUM)
Ultimaking input: lecture by Siert Wijnia
Prototyping Event 2012 offers a mixture of state of the art, home applications, real cases concerning prototyping during a design process, rapid prototyping, additive layer manufacturing, 3D printing and virtual tools. A perfect opportunity to meet numerous distributors, manufacturers and users of various technologies. Speakers from home and abroad bring testimonies from industrial, artistic, architectural and other contexts.
Howest | Industrial Design Center with its ProtoLab, presents the fifth edition of the Prototyping Event, unique in its kind in Flanders. Where do prototyping and corporate strategy meet? In several phases of a design process, prototypes give information about functionality, shape, tactility, assembly, etc. They visualize concepts and speed up decision making. Choosing between traditional, additive or virtual techniques and estimating time and budget, are important aspects in a strategic point of view of every company involved in product development, architecture, entertainment etc.