Tag Archives: FormFonts

Tight Production Schedule? Dave Blass delivers the shots

By Marc Fredrickson Perspecitve Magazine is the bi-monthly bible of the Art Directors Guild. It regularly displays the best of the best in Art Direction for film and Television. I was reading the Feb/March 2012 issue of Perspective Magazine when … Continue reading

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Marauder’s Map.. 3D Holograms from your SketchUp Models

by Fred Abler As the saying goes, any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. And it’s this dichotomy that, for me, makes the Harry Potter series so charming. By flipping the context, much of today’s internet technology still looks… … 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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Raster Revolution (TM)

by Fred Abler, CEO of FormFonts 3D When I was a young architecture student studying in Denmark, I attended a brilliant dinner at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. It was an invitation only affair, and much of the … Continue reading

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Direct DC

by Fred Abler The summer I was 11, my cousin and uncle helped me build a large scale model of a tug-boat. I have always loved Tug boats. Who doesn’t.. they just look Tough!      Fig.1 –  FormFonts 3D Model … Continue reading

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Deep Dive

by Fred Abler Some people are hard to like. Obsessives can be interesting, but they’re seldom likeable. So, I’ve never really been a James Cameron fan. Until recently that is.  It’s becoming clear that now there are at least two … Continue reading

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Towards a ‘Sixth Sense’

by Fred Abler I admit to a weakness for GeoPorn. I am not ashamed. I subscribe to all the cable channels : Discovery, NatGeo, Science Channels (both 1 and 2), The BBC, and the Travel Channel. My all-time favorite shows … 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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