Tag Archives: FormFonts 3D

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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Electric BrowserMobiles

by Fred Abler The progressive state of Nevada just issued Google’s driverless vehicles its first “drivers” licence. That’s right, a machine got a learner’s permit. Google’s autonomous cars can now drive themselves on any Nevada  roadway – as long as … Continue reading

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SketchUp 3.0

by Fred Abler Yesterday was a hugely exciting day in the SketchUp community. John Bacus announced a major reboot for the SketchUp team. They are leaving GOOGLE and being acquired by Trimble Navigation (TRMB). This was a big relief for … Continue reading

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Holo’ Tek – Glasses Free 3D for Tablets

by Fred Abler You have to love StarTrek if only for the tech… phasers, transporters, tri-quarters, replicators, holodecks… You name it, Star Trek’nology was some cool kit! In one of my favorite tech segments, Captain Picard orders “Earl Grey- HOT!!”, … Continue reading

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Sweet Genius!

by Fred Abler The Food Network has a new show called Sweet Genius. At first I was skeptical, but the strange charisma of Master Pasty Chef, Ron Ben-Israel (judge), his wacky IS’ray-lee accent, and, the shows design-school-studio format, have won … Continue reading

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Hey Algorithm, It’s a flat plane

By Marc Fredrickson Okay, I’m trying to be positive because I’m very excited about the emerging technology, and it will get there–there, being good enough to actually use–but I’m tired of seeing scanned buildings and interiors that are in reality … Continue reading

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Introducing one2one™ Consulting Services – SketchUp™ Geniuses On Demand!

By Fred Abler Today I’m truly pleased to announce the beta release of FormFonts(R) new one2one™ Online Consulting Service. For the past seven months, we have been working feverishly to build your new cloud-based consultancy and I’m pleased to announce … Continue reading

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1,000 3D Models!

Gabriel posted his 1,000th model today! It some how seems appropriate that a subscriber requested flowers. Gabriel made the most beautiful flowers. Three cheers! Or should we say “One-thousand cheers!” And to look back here’s Gabriel’s first model posting.

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