Digital Craft explores the possibilities that arise when someone directly interacts and draws with a 3D printer without a computer as an intermediate. This way, 3D printing becomes a craft.
In order to facilitate this, Daan Veerman modified an existing 3D printer. This custom printer allows him to take the printer head into his hand, turning it into a sketch tool that can draw in three dimensions. Thus, creating many new possibilities for structures and textures while crafting objects.
Each of the objects in the Digital Craft collection is a unique piece, other then with the regular use of 3D printing to duplicate and mass-produce certain objects, which contributes to the image of plastic as a disposable material. Instead, with Digital Craft the objects derive value from being crafted in a laborious process, showing the hand of their maker.
Currently, the Digital Craft collection comprises textiles as well as reinterpretations of standard, mass-produced plastic products such as crates, juxtaposing craft and industry.