3D

Technology

Smithsonian launches 3D Collection and 3-D explorer

Smithsonian launches 3D Collection and 3-D explorer

Posted November 18th, 2013

3D, Museums, Technology

The Wright brothers’ first airplane and the skeleton of a woolly mammoth are among an array of artifacts available to view in a new online 3-D archive launched Wednesday by the prestigious Smithsonian museum. The Smithsonian, the world’s largest museum and research complex, hopes its… Read More

Museums

The musée Art Ludique – Museum for entertainment in Paris opens with Pixar show

The musée Art Ludique – Museum for entertainment in Paris opens with Pixar show

Posted November 11th, 2013

3D, Animation, Entertainment, France, Museums

The musée Art Ludique, the world’s first museum for the art of entertainment has opened in Paris on 16 November 2013, with the exhibition entitled “Pixar, 25 ans d’animation (Pixar, 25 Years of Animation)”. The musée Art Ludique. From their website: “Les Docks en Seine,… Read More

Videos

How Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia cathedral will look

How Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia cathedral will look

Posted October 2nd, 2013

3D, Architecture, Art History, Religion, Spain, Videos

It may have taken only 144 years to construct, but Barcelona’s famous Sagrada Familia cathedral will probably be completed by 2026. Or at least that’s what the architect in charge has promised. About 65% of the work has been completed since Antoni Gaudi laid the… Read More

Prints

Artist 3D-prints shells for Hermit Crabs

Artist 3D-prints shells for Hermit Crabs

Posted July 31st, 2013

3D, Contemporary Art, Japan, Prints

How cute is that? Japanese artist Aki Inomata is helping out homeless hermit crabs. With a 3D printer and a CAT-scan (no, not that one!) of real snail shells, she produced “Why Not Hand Over a ‘Shelter’ to Hermit Crabs? “, a series of incredible… Read More

Videos

Rubix or TARDIS, the Architectural Thesis

Rubix or TARDIS, the Architectural Thesis

Posted July 30th, 2013

3D, Architecture, Digital Art, Projection Art, Videos

Ever wondered what it really looks like inside the Tardis, the Time and Relative Dimension in Space) from the British science fiction series Doctor Who? Well, architecture graduate Chris Kelly did and he came up with some pretty awesome ideas for future architecture. The conceptual… Read More

Shows

3-D printed transfer paintings by Ioan Florea

3-D printed transfer paintings by Ioan Florea

Posted July 14th, 2013

3D, Contemporary Art, Paintings, Shows

Ioan Florea is a US artist originating from Transylvania in Romania. During his childhood he became fascinated with different materials, which were scarce to say at least – the communist regime of his homeland ruled with an iron fist and controlled all aspects of life,… Read More

Sculptures

New 3D scanning and 3D printing project makes ancient sculptures available to public

New 3D scanning and 3D printing project makes ancient sculptures available to public

Posted June 14th, 2013

3D, Prints, Sculptures

Southern California-based 3D printing pioneer Cosmo Wenman announced plans to 3D-scan plaster casts of ancient Greek and Roman sculptures at The Skulpturhalle Basel museum in Basel, Switzerland. Wenman’s project, “Through a Scanner, Skulpturhalle,” will release the 3D scans and 3D printable models into the public… Read More

Tools

Mataerial – The 3D Drawing Robot

Mataerial – The 3D Drawing Robot

Posted May 29th, 2013

3D, Design, Sculptures, Technology, Tools

MATAERIAL allows to create 3D objects on any given working surface independently of its inclination and smoothness, and without a need of additional support structures. Conventional methods of additive manufacturing have been affected both by gravity and printing environment: creation of 3D objects on irregular,… Read More

Videos

Dali and Picasso – Neighbours in Heaven

Dali and Picasso – Neighbours in Heaven

Posted May 22nd, 2013

3D, Animation, Surrealism, Videos

Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso wake up after death in their own sort of heaven peacefully surrounded by their own works. Now they should learn to live together as neighbours or otherwise they could have an uncertain future. Not too much is known about this… Read More