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This signed limited edition of On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee, published by Riverhead Books, features the world’s first 3D-printed book cover. The slipcase was made by Brooklyn’s Makerbot using a bioplastic made of corn.
Lovely to see another technology join the existing arsenal of print whimsy, currently consisting mostly of die-cut ingenuity and pop-up paper architecture. 

This signed limited edition of On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee, published by Riverhead Books, features the world’s first 3D-printed book cover. The slipcase was made by Brooklyn’s Makerbot using a bioplastic made of corn.

Lovely to see another technology join the existing arsenal of print whimsy, currently consisting mostly of die-cut ingenuity and pop-up paper architecture

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    The way of the future!
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    Cranky librarian me says, “Looks like a bitch to shelve.”Book cover art nerd me says, “Ooh, let Chip Kidd get ahold of...
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    3D printing is so much fun!
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    All I see is more space getting taken up on my book shelf.
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    The wonders of 3-D printing.
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    This signed limited edition of On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee, published by Riverhead Books, features the world’s...
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    So neat!
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    How cool is this!?
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