This inkjet printer has been adapted by Ecole Cantonale dart de Lausanne (ECAL) student Christophe Guberan to print patterns that contort pieces of paper into specific 3D forms // click through and watch the video. impressive
ECAL/Christophe Guberan - "Hydro-Fold" Hydro-Fold consists of an inkjet printer whose end product are pieces of paper which ‘pleat’ into 3D foms. The machine prints a mixture of water and ink that causes the paper to fold automatically along wet lines and humid areas. It’s hooked up to a computer that can be used to generate patterns for different fold configurations.