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Novel use of robotic 3D paste printing technology for the creation of ceramic shell investment casting moulds (2023)
Presentation / Conference Contribution

This paper presentation outlines early-stage, ongoing research into novel approaches with Additive Layer Manufacturing for the direct manufacture of ceramic shell investment casting moulds. The research is focused on the use of 3D printing with refra... Read More about Novel use of robotic 3D paste printing technology for the creation of ceramic shell investment casting moulds.

Artful Craft (2022)
Exhibition / Performance

Celebrating our re-launch in 2022 with an exhibition focusing on the nature of craft, art and design in the 21st century. We are delighted that our president Peter Randall-Page RA, whose own work effortlessly straddles concepts in art with tradit... Read More about Artful Craft.

CFPR Showcase (2020)
Exhibition / Performance

Our shift towards the digital has provided us a new challenge: how can we offer an alternative experience that surpasses a physical visit to an exhibition? This showcase is a first response to this question. It includes a range of images, a video, an... Read More about CFPR Showcase.

The use of low-cost 3D printing technology to develop fabrication tools for clay profile extrusion (2020)
Presentation / Conference Contribution

This paper reports on interim results from ongoing research which investigate how low-cost 3D printing technologies can assist innovation with the clay extrusion process. The project explores the possibility of using standard plastic filament 3D pr... Read More about The use of low-cost 3D printing technology to develop fabrication tools for clay profile extrusion.

Ceramic profile extrusion: New tooling approaches to re-appropriate the use of a heritage medium in architecture (2020)
Presentation / Conference Contribution

The ceramic medium is extremely prevalent in our build environment. This medium is used in architecture in a myriad of applications in the shape of: bricks, cladding, roofing and tiles for interior/exterior surfaces. The use of red terracotta is char... Read More about Ceramic profile extrusion: New tooling approaches to re-appropriate the use of a heritage medium in architecture.

Smart Tooling for Ceramic Extrusion: Developing craft based experiments into industrial applications. (2019)
Presentation / Conference Contribution

This paper will outline research into ceramic profile extrusion. The research was initiated as creative explorations within the author's own craft practice. However, the project has since developed into a UKRI funded project, with global companies, s... Read More about Smart Tooling for Ceramic Extrusion: Developing craft based experiments into industrial applications..

From users to outsiders: Shifting the sphere of independent innovation from own practice to external fields (2017)
Presentation / Conference Contribution

This paper concerns doctorial research that investigates how new manufacturing concepts can be developed by individual designers facilitated by an increased diffusion of digital fabrication tools and knowledge resources. The paper reports on a practi... Read More about From users to outsiders: Shifting the sphere of independent innovation from own practice to external fields.

New approaches in glass investment casting: Creative practitioners researching and innovating in the field of digital fabrication (2014)
Journal Article

© 2014, BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC. This paper describes a research project aimed at delivering innovation in a combined sphere of digital fabrication and glass investment casting. The project has established an entirely new method for creating glass... Read More about New approaches in glass investment casting: Creative practitioners researching and innovating in the field of digital fabrication.

Reflection on a collaborative research project in digital moulding for glass casting and artistic interpretation (2014)
Journal Article

This is a two-part paper; firstly, describing a collaborative research project aiming to provide innovation in glass investment casting through the exploration of digital fabrication methods. Secondly, illustrating examples of the artistic explorati... Read More about Reflection on a collaborative research project in digital moulding for glass casting and artistic interpretation.

Pin bowls at Collect 2014
Digital Artefact

Four glass pieces featured by the Wills Lane Galley in Collect 2014 @ The Saachi Gallery, London http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/collect-2014-catalogue/files/assets/basic-html/index.html#1