Posts made in February, 2011


A QRCode (Quick Response Code) is a 2D barcode allowing access to any item on the Web (website, image, video etc.) simply by scanning it with a smartphone equipped with a reader such as Mobile Tag. The QR code below, however, won’t take you anywhere. It’s a piece of art that has all the looks of a QR Code, but upon closer examination you’ll spot a naughty alien right out of famous videogame Space Invaders. Well, who would have...

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As you may have noticed, the Sculpteo.com interface has recently undergone graphic and functional improvements. We have very much focused on how designers can control which customization choices they offer users. Personalization options can now be fine-tuned feature by feature. Users now have a more user-friendly and intuitive interface for the new models gallery. Changing textures and colours on certain models is a new feature that...

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A group of students from Massachusetts have invented AutoFrost, a robot that can draw frosting patterns on cakes. The principle is very simple: input the size and shape of your cake and draw your design using an interface reminiscent of Microsoft Paint. Once you’re done, simply hit a key and off you go. If you want to draw in multiple colours, AutoFrost pauses to let you load another icing colour. The user interface – created...

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ZBrush France, in partnership with Sculpteo, held a competition on the theme “What if your favourite superhero was an animal?” “Imagine a world where your favourite superheroes are animals: what if Batman was a fly? Or if a dog was hiding under Spiderman’s jumpsuit? Take an existing superhero and turn him into an animal!” Participants had until December 5, 2010 to submit a 3D model created with Pixologic’s ZBrush software and...

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Valentine’s day is near so what’s more natural than wanting to pick up the moon ? The moon, like a flower In heaven’s high bower, With silent delight Sits and smiles on the night [William Blake] This moon has been designed by...

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