Humpity Day: Downtown, Downtown…

Thank you, Petula Clark. You’ve been in my head all morning.

Everything’s waiting for you.

Not everything, but certainly 3DXL: A Large-Scale 3D Printing Exhibition (May 14 – Aug 30) was waiting for me yesterday at King Street West and Blue Jays Way in the heart of the Entertainment District, Toronto.

3DXL is a survey of new projects in 3D printed architecture that are radically changing the building industry and as a result, the way in which we live. ~ Design Exchange Brochure

I watched a robotic arm create a chair out of a spool of hot pink plastic thread.

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I love that she’s orange. So playful.

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Pink is the color of my true love’s chair.

Got up close and personal with a sand-printed architectural column.

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Ornate. Ornate. Ornate.

Listened to and viewed on flat screen current progress on Amsterdam’s 3D Print Canal House.

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Please straighten your head. It’s crooked.

This exhibit is co-presented by Great Gulf and The Printing House, Ltd. through Design Exchange, Canada’s Design Museum.

If you’re in or around the GTA, there’s still time. I didn’t put up all my clicks. Spoilers, don’tcha know.

Don’t think. Just go.

In Other News ~

Monday was the Civic Holiday here in my neck of Canadaland. Simcoe Day in Toronto. I was too busy being civic — civic’ing? — for Blogland. I hope you don’t mind. I felt it was my civic duty.

I’m experimenting with the size of the images that get displayed when the post is loaded.

Click. It. Bigger. That’s our motto around here.

Still. Too small?

Some would say it makes it too difficult for the page to load. Make your opinion known in the comments.

Here be Hump Day.

Let’s just 3DXL print sprint right over it.