Guilloché Cuffs by Gregory Phillips
by Ted Savage / January 27, 2014
Digitally enhanced: Guilloché Cuffs by Gregory Phillips uses a virtual guilloché engine and 3D printing to create a modern, three-dimensional take on a centuries old machine method for engraving intricate, repetitive 2D patterns.

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Details: Laser sintered in nylon, with an infinite number of iterations possible. Guilloché, originated in the 17th century, is a machine-driven technique for reproducing detailed, decorative patterns, like those found on banknotes.


Designer: Gregory Phillips (Spandrel Media) is a "Toronto-based material artist and designer, specializing in small and wearable objects realized through a blending of traditional fabrication and advanced digital manufacturing skills."


Source: Photos by Jesse Colin Jackson.

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