Sculpteo 3D printing blog

The sculpteo blog delivers the latest news and trends about 3d printing. You'll find information about the latest 3d printing technologies, 3d files, tutorials and the best 3d modeling software.

iClone: Give life to your architecture


Posted By on Nov 20, 2010

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...

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Design of the week – the Great Pyramid of Giza


Posted By on Nov 20, 2010

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 ...

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3DVF Alice in Wonderland Competition – Interview


Posted By on Nov 15, 2010

We have collected the impressions of Thibaut Claeys, winner of a 3D print of his work. Could you briefly describe how you got the idea for your model, based on the suggested theme? The idea was simple enough: I kept the concept of the blue caterpilla...

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Design of the Week – Sora and his keyblade


Posted By on Nov 12, 2010

Sora is the protagonist of Kingdom Hearts, a series of video games developed by Square Enix in collaboration with Disney. Sora is a teenager who lives on Destiny Island with his best friends Riku and Kairi. He is chosen to receive the Keyblade, a key...

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Design of the week – The impossible triangle


Posted By on Nov 9, 2010

This week’s feature is “The impossible triangle”, an object modeled by Patrick Emin, founder of the CADxp and ExMateria websites. Mathematicians among you will surely have recognized this variation of the Penrose triangle, also known as the Penrose T...

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3D Color Printing : How does it work ?


Posted By on Nov 9, 2010

3D printing is a form of additive fabrication technology that is used to create physical objects layer upon layer. The object itself must first be modeled with 3D CAD software such as SolidWorks, Maya, Sketchup, Blender and so on. Zcorp’s ZPrinter 65...

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Design of the Week – The Taj Mahal: one of the greatest tokens of love


Posted By on Oct 30, 2010

The Taj Mahal is a massive white marble mausoleum built between 1631 and 1648 in the city of Agra (India) by order of Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife. This famous monument, known as the Jewel of India, became a UNESCO World Heritag...

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New on Sculpteo: our “Design of the Week”


Posted By on Oct 30, 2010

Each week starting today, we will be showcasing fantastic 3D models compatible with 3D printing. This week, we’ve picked the Taj Mahal. In coming weeks, you can expect lots of surprises and much more unusual designs. If you have any suggestions, feel...

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MakerLegoBot: a LEGO 3D printer


Posted By on Oct 21, 2010

Introducing MakerLegoBot, a 3D printer made with LEGO Mindstorm NXT. You’ll have a chance to see for yourself at the upcoming LEGO World in Zwolle, Netherlands, from October 20 to 27. The printer involves 3 LEGO Mindstorm smart bricks and 9 NXT motor...

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All prices are rounded down for the 1st year of Sculpteo


Posted By on Oct 19, 2010

To celebrate its first anniversary, Sculpteo has decided to offer you a gift : a general price-cutting on all materials. It is not just a temporary trend, but a permanent one on all our 3D printing prices, in order that the price will never be a barr...

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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.

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