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The Maiko 3D Printed Hand Fan Revisits Classic Geisha Style

 - Mar 31, 2013
References: piergil-fourquie & mocoloco
Taking on the shape of the traditional Uchiwa bamboo and paper fans, the Maiko hand fan designed by Piergil Fourquie features a contemporary design made using modern technology.

Printed out of polyamide on a 3D printer with a wooden stick to hold it up, the fan may feature a classic shape, but it embodies a whole new feeling. The polygon patterning gives the body a light waffle-like texture that allows for maximum airflow when wafting through the air. Painted with custom colors including neon ombre hues, the handle also has a modern look that turns this fan into a fashion statement.

Get a bit of tradition with a modern twist with the Maiko 3D printed hand fan by Piergil Fourquie.