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2.5D Printing: Bridging the gap between 2D and 3D applications

Parraman, Carinna; Ortiz Segovia, Maria V.


Maria V. Ortiz Segovia


In our fast evolving manufacturing world, as more things are designed and created digitally, how do we bridge the gap between images we see on screen and how these are physically reproduced? How convincing are these? As more images are digitally reproduced and printed, standardised methods for commercial printing are becoming faster, cheaper, bigger and bolder, but we could suggest that quantity has been achieved at the cost of quality, and ubiquity at the cost of diversity. This presentation will explore the field of 2.5D printing, its uses and applications to explore a new materiality of surface and new tactile engagement.


Parraman, C., & Ortiz Segovia, M. V. (2019, July). 2.5D Printing: Bridging the gap between 2D and 3D applications. Presented at Imaging Conference JAPAN 2019, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan

Presentation Conference Type Keynote
Conference Name Imaging Conference JAPAN 2019
Conference Location Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
Start Date Jul 2, 2019
End Date Jul 4, 2019
Acceptance Date Jul 4, 2019
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 1-4
Keywords 2.5D printing, tactile print, art and science, print industry, cultural heritage
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Additional Information Title of Conference or Conference Proceedings : Imaging Conference JAPAN 2019