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

Covid-19 regulations. Updated on 15/04/2021

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
closed 09:00—17:00 09:00—13:00 09:00—17:00 closed

Students need to keep the following guidelines in mind:

  • Make a reservation here: elias.heuninck@hogent.be.
    Students without a reservation are not allowed.
  • Desinfect your hands when entering the lab
  • Wear a mouth mask
Max user limit
code yellow maximum 4 students / researchers
code orange maximum 2 students / researchers
active now  18 ‑‑‑> code red students / researchers stay home and email their requests to Formlab
code black no activity allowed on campus. Feel free to email questions about all things formlab and 3D modeling.
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
An aluminum prototype connector for research project ‘Japanese techniques’
Freshly extruded filament, pigmented with powder from the algae D. Salina. A project by Tools for Things and Ideas in collaboration with 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
Patterned wooden piece for an assembly by Beata Kwaśnica
A scan of Viktor Froyen was digitally aged and printed
Experiments with alternative printing methods don't always turn out pretty
Ball and socket-joint tests for a stop motion animation puppet are put in the oven to remove the support wax.
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.
A pretty failure
Aluminum brackets for Eloïse Baele
3D scans of Lilly the fish and some plastic teeth by Milla Van Der Graaf
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
Johannes Obers printed a pipe with a custom extruded filament where uncoloured PLA granulate was mixed with cigarette ashes
A mold pattern for a clay tablet map by Mats Wosky
Tiny parts for a vinyl record cutter by Kris Catteau
Printing with leftover bits of filament creates a chaotic multicolored object
A quick & dirty rigging method to animate 3D scans here
Three bio pigment samples. The rightmost one is made with a regular pigmented filament. This is a collaboration with Maria Boto from the bio-color lab. Currently on display at the "Kleureyck Van Eyck’s Colours in Design" exibition in Design Museum Ghent.
An experiment to make the robot arm collect scattered objects on the floor.