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3D Model of Nea Coatstand by Habitat

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TESLA Launch Event and FORMFONTS 3D ‘Models By Request’

We’ve written about LA production designer Ed Haynes before. Back in October 2011, we interviewed him to learn a more about his process and how he uses FormFonts 3D models in his workflow. Ed grew up in a noble family … Continue reading

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ShadowScan(TM) – 3D Building Models from the Sun’s Shadows

We’ve all seen laser scanner’s that work by projecting laser lines (or grids) over the irregular surface of an object to capture 3D shape. But now some genius researchers at Washington University (which is in St. Louis, Mo BTW), have … Continue reading

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The Cube – A Personal 3D Printer

If FisherPrice and 3D Printing had a love-child, it would be The Cube – an adorable 3D printer made by 3DSystems in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The Cube (so named for its 5.5” cubic print space) costs $1250, and makes … Continue reading

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Going Places.. with Master Modeler Gabriel Concha

by Fred Abler A few years ago, FormFonts was working with Stratasys to help proof their 3D printing division for Architects (RedEye ARC). I asked Gabriel Concha if there was one or two of his 3D models he might like … Continue reading

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​Leap Motion – Mocap for 3D Modelers

by Fred Abler The interwebs are abuzz about a new motion sensor from Leap Motion. This USB sensor is smaller than an ALTOIDS tin, plugs into your computer, and delivers the best motion capture (mocap) the world has ever seen. … Continue reading

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Converting a SketchUp model to a Revit Family – Video

By Russell Davidson and Marc Fredrickson Awhile back we posted the process of taking a SketchUp model and converting it to a Revit family.   The process we detailed the steps we go through to get a model into Revit that would … Continue reading

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DiWIRE – 3D Wireforms..from your SketchUp files

by Fred Abler I’ve always loved Alexander Calder. He was shabby, irascible, and brilliant in almost any media. The prolific American artist expressed himself effortlessly in sheet metal, wire, plywood, string, free-carving, and paint. And quite often, a combination of … Continue reading

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New Ascetics

by Fred Abler Something small is happening. A generation of young people have come down with ‘cabin fever’. The viral vector spreading this fever is a tumble-log called Cabin Porn. If you haven’t heard about it yet, well… you just … Continue reading

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