Sunday, August 26, 2012

This is the look of the future

There is this article about Awesome Multicolor Reprap printing. But what I mean by 'the look of the future' is these gears:
They look almost steampunk. Those decorative details are a feature you don't see in modern gears very often. I suspect they would complicate standard manufacturing. Even if not, the realities of mass production makes it difficult to get something that is not a standard style.
The look of the future is decorative detail added to almost any part of any device.