3D printing for architects
Initially, 3D printing was not created for architects. In fact, most 3D printer manufacturers probably didn’t even foresee their machines’ potential in architecture. The printers were mainly designed for the aerospace and automotive industries, or ot... Read More
Design of the Week – Bandstand
A bandstand was originally a widely open garden pavilion or kiosk of oriental inspiration and used for entertainment (belvedere, music, parties, etc.). In the nineteenth century, the term came to designate a few types and styles of constructions spec... Read More
Design of the Week – Zen Vase by Liliweb
This very attractive Zen vase is the kind of design object that Sculpteo can produce. If you have ideas for home decor ornaments, feel free to contact us or upload a 3D file directly. Related posts: No related...... Read More
Give your imagination a free hand by adding 3D patterns to objects in the Sculpteo gallery
You had a dream: Sculpteo made it come true. You can now add a variety of patterns to 3D objects available in our gallery (in addition to existing text, image and colour options). Once you’ve picked a 3D object from the gallery, click the customizati... Read More
Beyond being a hot topic, 3D printing is in fact a range of different fabrication technologies. What they all have in common is that they build objects additively, which means that a 3D printer adds layer upon layer of a raw material....
Sculpteo releases a new 3D viewer
We’ve worked really hard to make our 3D rendering engine better and create hyper-realistic 3D previews of all the models in our gallery. And now, what you buy is what you see! As we want to make sure everyone gets a chance to look, we’re very proud t... Read More
What can you do with 3D printing ?
3D printing allows designers to manufacture whatever they invent. Obtaining prototypes identical to those made in the traditional way is much more economical with 3D printing, as you cut the high costs of creating a mould. According to Wohlers Associ... Read More
Design of the Week : Okazaki Zyou
This week’s design was created by 3D artist Noboru. This Great Gate – Okazaki Zyou – is a beautiful structure, and the 3D model of it is artfully designed. I discovered this model while browsing Google Warehouse, Google’s gallery of 3D objects, and u... Read More
Sculpteo : precious ally of poker players
Custom-made card guards and lucky charms are the kind of items we receive orders for from hardcore poker players. Two of them have posted articles to share their designs – Stefal Poker Blog – the life of a poker fan and lover of words … – BlacKKings ... Read More
Our Design Guidelines for 3D Printing covers the basics for taking your designs into the third dimension with Sculpteo’s services. It covers each of our available materials and the specifics you’ll need to optimize your file for a 3D print in that ma... Download
iClone: Give life to your architecture
The team at Reallusion (creators of iClone) recently launched a competition called “Bring your Architecture to Life”. The goal is to use SketchUp and iClone to create the most attractive architectural rendering. Prizes include an iPad, a Sony Cyber-s... Read More
Design of the week – the Great Pyramid of Giza
The Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Cheops, or Khufu) was built in 2570 BC, 4579 years ago. It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in Giza. It is also the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the only one to ... Read More
Discover more about 3D printing and digital manufacturing with our blog
Sculpteo is a digital manufacturing service that provides both a 3D printing and a laser cutting service. We decided to add a blog to our website back when the company was created. The overall goal is keep you updated on all the latest news and trends of the digital manufacturing in general and 3D printing in particular. On our blog you’ll find information on the 3D printers, on 3D modeling with detailed tutorials, comparisons between the technologies, events and even discounts.