Innovation in 3-D Printing: Design & Fabrication in the 3D Printing Era

Jessica Rosenkrantz, Nervous System and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg, Nervous System

Jessica Rosenkrantz, Creative Director, and Jesse Louis-Rosenberg, Chief Science Officer, share their experience with founding Nervous System. This pioneering firm is pushing boundaries with their application of new printing technologies to areas as diverse as fabric and clothing.

Jessica Rosenkrantz, Creative Director, Nervous System

Jessica Rosenkrantz is an artist, designer, and programmer. In 2007 she co-founded Nervous System, where she currently works as Creative Director. Her work explores how simulations of natural processes can be used in design and coupled with digital fabrication to create one-of-a-kind, customized products. She studied biology and architecture at MIT and the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Her designs have been featured in a wide range of publications, including WIRED, the New York Times, and the Guardian and is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and the Cooper–Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

Jesse Louis-Rosenberg, Chief Science Officer, Nervous System

Jesse Louis-Rosenberg is an artist, computer programmer, and maker. In 2007 he co-founded Nervous System, where his official job title is Chief Science Officer. Jesse is interested in how simulation techniques can be used in design and in the creation of new kinds of fabrication machines. He studied math at MIT and previously worked at Gehry Technologies in building modeling and design automation. His designs have been featured in a wide range of publications, including WIRED, the New York Times, and the Guardian and is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and the Cooper–Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum.

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