Designers Petr Novikov and Saša Jokić from the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia (IAAC) collaborated with Joris Laarman Studio on the project. Novikov was previously part of the team that developed the Stone Spray , which fabricated 3D structures using natural soil and sand.

So far, the Mataerial's creators have only made some wavy designs using the device, but they hope to eventually manufacture some usable architecture or furniture with it in the future. For now, though, you can watch the video below of the Mataerial's zen-like "anti-gravity object modeling" process to see it in action. But note that the video is running at three-times the actual speed.