German design group Sonice Development GmbH built this large-scale printer, called the Facade Printer. It’s basically a fancy, computer-controlled paintgun. It seems they have come a long way since we first covered their project back in 2006. Anyone ever hook this up to GRL’s L.A.S.E.R. Tag? [via dudecraft]


  • Shelby Davis

    I want one of these to make a giant mural sized Seurat.

  • John Baichtal


  • quest4pi

    Not to deny the awesomness of this whole thing, but isn’t this more of a dot matrix printer as opposed to an inkjet?

    • DanYHKim

      They differ only in the way that they project pigment onto a surface. An inkjet printer throws a droplet of ink across a short distance to the paper, while a dot-matrix printer uses wires to impact a ribbon against the paper. Both create a matrix of dots.

  • DanYHKim

    Check the Mona Lisa in 80 ms video

  • mrmeval

    I want it to be able to slather my slogans all over other peoples property!