Dirk Vander Kooij

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Dirk Vander Kooij's furniture is inspired by a form created with a 30-year-old 3-D printer. "Older machines were less precise, which means thicker lines but also very little waste of material,” he says. Exaggerated lines have since become his decorative signature and make his digitally crafted pieces "look like handmade rope furniture." Up next: interlocking triangulated pieces that form offbeat lamps, bowls, and flat-pack shelves.
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Dirk Vander Kooij's furniture is inspired by a form created with a 30-year-old 3-D printer.

Yellow chair Dirk Vander Kooijen.

Vander Kooij used molten brightly colored recycled plastic in a 3-D printer to form his chunky Endless chairs.

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