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In addition to such experiments of his own, Zieta also experiments on behalf of clients, exploring how the factory can produce things like metal shipping containers and even public furniture like benches, bus stops, and road signs. Pictured above is an example of a road sign being polished. “Most of the experimental work is done by hand,” explains Lukasz Krupinski, Zieta’s studio assistant. “If a larger amount were produced, it would be done by the robots in an automatic assembly line, but preparing a new object in FiDU requires more attention. The team needs to check what the form looks like and how the shape behaves while it’s inflated, making small corrections before more pieces are produced.”