3D Inspiration


Using 3D printing to land a spacecraft on a comet

Using 3D printing to land a spacecraft on a comet


The Rosetta spacecraft was launched in 2004, with the intent to give the most in depth understanding of a comet that humanity has to date. Last August, the spacecraft became the first to successfully rendezvous with a comet with the intent to orbit. Now its time for the spacecraft’s robotic lander, Philae, to make its descent and Sculpteo’s 3D printing services are helping in the process. The Rosetta project was born more than 20...

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Ankou, the amazing 3D Printed Skull that levitates in the air

Ankou, the amazing 3D Printed Skull that levitates in the air


The design company Ao Gitsune recently released a new amazing creation: a levitating skull, which has been 3D Printed to better meet the project’s creative needs. Of course, the printed part was made through Sculpteo’s services. Perpetually floating in the air, this piece of art is a beautiful metaphor for the boundlessness of the human imagination. We got a chance to speak with Guillaume Kuntz and Arthur Clement, designers of Ankou,...

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This loving grandfather designs and 3D prints his family gifts

This loving grandfather designs and 3D prints his family gifts


For the past 25 years Jérôme Morin has been making his grandchildren gifts for special occasions. He’s devoted countless hours to scrapbooking, sculpting, modeling, and designing the perfect family gift. When he discovered 3D Printing and Sculpteo’s services, he knew it would be the best choice to produce his new project. Here is his story. Everyday, there are new people who discover additive manufacturing as a means of production....

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Kenneth Brown reinvents the Jurassic with 3D Printing

Kenneth Brown reinvents the Jurassic with 3D Printing


What’s really exciting about 3D Printing is that it’s a great way to bring ideas to life. 3D printed prototypes are flourishing in a multitude of industries, but additive manufacturing solutions also benefit designers who are eager to launch new products. It’s the easiest solution for a designer to quickly get their hands on their original designs. Kenneth Brown is one of the many designers who benefit from 3D manufacturing. We had a...

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Drones’ 3D printed parts: Sculpteo gets up in the air with Hexadrone

Drones’ 3D printed parts: Sculpteo gets up in the air with Hexadrone


It’s well known that drones and 3D printing definitely make a good pair. Additive manufacturing technologies allow droning professionals and hobbyists to build their own aircraft. With today’s technology, drones can perfectly match their owner’s needs. We met up with Alexandre Labesse, CEO at Hexadrone, to get his views on the influence of 3D printing in the industry. Based in France, Hexadrone is a mechatronic company, as Alexandre...

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DrinkMate, the smallest connected Breathalyzer now on Kickstarter

DrinkMate, the smallest connected Breathalyzer now on Kickstarter


It is an exciting time in the startup world! Nearly every day a record breaking crowdfunding campaign catches the attention of the world with new devices that meld the worlds of software with hardware. And one key player in this (r)evolution is 3D printing. The DrinkMate project is one of those projects and thanks to Sculpteo’s services, DrinkMate’s team has been able to prototype, manufacture and ship at a reasonable budget for a...

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