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 Labesse explained […]Read More…

News from the 3D printing world

3D printing is an exciting world for sure. Every week, innovations are devised, 3D designers get creative: there’s always something to discover when it comes to additive manufacturing. Here is some cool and interesting news of the week.   The first 3D printed castle Several months ago, everyone was talking about it. A chinese company created its own technology to 3D print 10 houses in a day. Andrey Rudenko had […]Read More…

Sculpteo at the HardAware Meetup #3

You already knew about the 3D Printing by Suclpteo Meetup that takes place in various hot spots of the French capital. But we’re always glad to be invited to others Meetups related to 3D printing. Next September 17th, the now famous startup accelerator The Family invited us to talk at their HardAware meetup. Save the date!  The goal of this new Parisian meetup is to help hardware entrepreneurs and startups […]Read More…

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 […]Read More…

Outcasts of Jupiter and their 3D printed figurines

The comic Outcast of Jupiter combines everything that make a great project: created by three siblings, its designs look amazing, it was launched through crowdfunding and… they use 3D printing to produce their figurines. We met Shofela Coker, the artist behind the comic. It all started when their creators were still children, as Shof explained: “We were inspired to create Outcasts of Jupiter by a shared love of adventure comics […]Read More…

Xida dives into 3D Printing

XIDA, developers of Windows and mobile applications, recently extends their services into the 3D printing world. Since 2003, XIDA has been offering solutions for windows and mobile applications. Based out of Germany, the company creates software that can help further refined to a particular project’s needs. This past year, they were commissioned to develop a program which functioned with powerpoint to create a light show. In short, as the slides […]Read More…

Pixel Art comes to life with Sculpteo

Pixel Art is everywhere these days, flourishing in a plethora of industries. Trends in design are leaning more squarish and colorful than ever. The 8-bit graphics video games are booming, maybe even more than at the time of the 8 bit-era. Pixels’ role has switched from a technical limitation to a real, long-lasting trend. There’s no exception when it comes to 3D modeling: as it has in each other industry, […]Read More…

Top Spinning Challenge with Batch Control

Sculpteo offers two different layer precisions when it comes to our plastic material. We decided to do a little test as to which makes a better spinning top. Before we get started, I’ll let you know the different layer precisions available and how to activate high definition. There are two layer precisions available, 60 μm and 100-150 μm. The latter has varies a bit depending on printer configurations, which are […]Read More…

Faster, Better, Easier: New materials pages available

Hello everyone! As you know, we are always working hard to make your 3D printing experience easier. Even during summer, 3D printing takes no vacation. Today we come to you with yet another update, which has been a big part of our summer work: a brand new materials section to help you get a better understanding of the wide range of possibilities our materials offer. It’s now easier to get […]Read More…

Hot deal! Save money on your shipping cost for summer

Summer is here, which means vacation is around the corner. That’s the perfect opportunity to take a break and enjoy spending time with friends and family… But also to make your ideas come to life. Sculpteo is open 365 days a year to make sure you can print your ideas. There’s no holiday for 3D Printing and creativity!  You can order your designs, and get your prints delivered, wherever you are. […]Read More…

Get your surprise from Sculpteo at the ZBrush Summit 2014

The ZBrush Summit 2014 is kicking off in just two days in Los Angeles. This show organized by Pixologic is a free 3-day event happening Friday August 8th, Saturday August 9th and Sunday August 10th, 2014. If you’re not in Los Angeles at the time, the whole event will be accessible through live streaming. Whether you are here in person or at home, experiencing the ZBrush Summit is easy. Stay connected with the […]Read More…

Create entirely new worlds with HyGround!

Only one week left until HyGround’s kickstarter starts! Wait, but what is HyGround? Well as the creator and visionary of the company, Bill Reaser, puts it, “we create 3 dimensional gaming worlds. There is no mass producer of 3D Terrain anymore now that Heroscape has been discontinued. We are filling the void with providing a nicely detailed, high quality, affordable game board system.” There are hundreds of miniature skirmish games out there, but […]Read More…

Come meet us at the 3D Print Show London

Whether you’re a passionate 3D printer or just curious about this amazing technology, you’ll find everything you want at the 3D Print Show in London. The Sculpteo team will have a booth set up to answer your question, and will be giving talks on Friday and Saturday. From September 4th until the 6th, it’s the 3D Print Show in London! That’s a great opportunity to learn everything you wanted to […]Read More…

3D printing luxury watches: ALB & Sculpteo

Several years ago, the designers of the French Brand ALB Watches decided to meet a challenge. They wanted to mix traditional craftsmanship, and modern technologies in order to design their luxury watches. Now all of their products integrate 3D printed components, printed through Sculpteo’s services. From the beginning, Vincent Candellé-Tuheille and Simon-Pierre Delord, founders of the brand, had the same approach: “ We wanted to create upmarket designs, using high […]Read More…

Sculpteo and the OpenDesk Chair Challenge

In a nail-biting race to the finish, Sculpteo made two OpenDesk chairs during the opening of their new factory situated just outside of Paris. What is OpenDesk? Well, as they put it, “OpenDesk is a global platform for local making.” Ok, but what does that mean? That means designers can create and propagate their designs without costly middlemen and marketing schemes. Then makers can create the products (for the time […]Read More…