STORY

The Matterhorn mountain has always held a fascination for the Swiss designer Boris Dennler. But how to pay homage to the peak in a furniture design way?

In 2016, Dennler heard about the project of a team of senseFly engineers teamed up with Drone Adventures (planning and logistics), Pix4D (data post-processing) and Mapbox (online visualisation) to create the first ever digital 3D model of Switzerland’s majestic Matterhorn mountain (the so-called ‘beautiful mountain’), featuring a resolution of 20 cm.

Then, the real printable shape was available and everything became possible! Few months later, a first lamp prototyp was built in colaboration with Pix4D.


15.09.2017
Production is running.


16.08.2017
Craftmanship:
A view of the bio resin molding technic


20.07.2017
The first Matterhorn lamp is gifted to Pix4D!
Many thanks to Veronica Alonso who greeted me.
She has shown a great deal of trust and supported me right the way through the developmental work. We made a nice photoshooting!


28.06.2017
The lamp base is customizable with laser engraver.
For gifts, slogans, or just a signature.


05.05.2017
Work in progress.
This technic of thermoforming was not the right way.


09.03.2017
The very first experiments of vaccum thermoforming technic.

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21.02.2017
Visit  EPFL to see the 3D printing park machine and to get the mold for the lampshade.

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