Welcome to the 3D-print and -scan lab of the School of Arts Ghent

Formlab is open on:
Monday (09:00 - 17:00)
Wednesday morning (09:00 - 13:00)
Friday (09:00 - 17:00)

Exceptionally closed on
Wednesday 05/10
Wednesday 26/10
Wednesday 16/11
Friday 18/11
Monday 21/11
Wednesday 23/11

Custom shoe sole made with a 3D printed mould by Kilian Goderis.
Danylo Kovalenko converted a sketch into small and detailed pins.
A gear to modify a tape recorder, by Kilian Goderis
A bowl with the pattern of leaf veins. Printed flat, then formed over a mould in the oven.
A stamp milled in aluminum for marking clay tiles
The end results of the research project 'Tools For Things And Ideas' are showing in an iMal exhibition It runs until Sunday 6 February. The entrance is free.
Formlab printed flexible substrates for experiments by Laboratorium with structural colours.
Ward De Ruytter printed stairs for his architectural model.
A green-yellow tinted spool of recycled filament by Uģis Albiņš
Experiments with microscopic views of growing birefringent crystals. A collaboration with Maria Boto from Laboratorium
Bringing a 3D print and a growing organism together in an intimate relationship. This is an object featured in 'La Bahia', one of the three parts from the Petrilogy series where the video's take the petri dish as a canvas. This is a collaboration with Maria Boto from Laboratorium
Freshly extruded filament, pigmented with powder from the algae D. Salina. A project by Tools for Things and Ideas in collaboration with Laboratorium.
Experiments with alternative printing methods don't always turn out pretty
A scan of Viktor Froyen was digitally aged and printed
Patterned wooden piece for an assembly by Beata Kwaśnica
Aluminum brackets for Eloïse Baele
A pretty failure
3D scans of Lilly the fish and some plastic teeth by Milla Van Der Graaf
Modular parts for an animation puppet of Jeanneke Pis. A project by Sofia Erzini
Finishing a resin print made with the Projet 3600. The objects will become necklace pendants of a tiny Jesus crucified on a cross modeled after an IUD. This is a work by Julia Lackner.
Ball and socket-joint tests for a stop motion animation puppet are put in the oven to remove the support wax.
Using an old lens on a DSLR with a printed M42 to EF mount adapter
Jewelry prototypes by Bernadette Kretzschmar
An 8-knot connector piece by Bernadette Kretzschmar
Parabasis by Eloïse Baele
'A' from Argo. An experiment by Hanne Lemmens
A toe-protector by Tobias Van Nieuwenhove.
A series of objects that will be analyzed by an AI. A project by Jerry Galle
Tiny connector test pieces by Beata Kwaśnica
Using 3D printed fixtures, small series are possible
Material experiments for light design by Vincent Rennie
A textured tile by Keenan Van Looveren
Stone-like objects sculpted by Emma Van Den Berghe
A tiny 3D-printed spur gear
A test print on the plaster powder printer Projet 660