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Creating Ultra-Detailed Bricks in 1:220 Scale
Creating Ultra-Detailed Bricks in 1:220 Scale

Walter Smith of Walt’s Trains and Things recently shared some incredible scale models in the Model Train Thread in the Shapeways forums. Beginning with simple block forms like those shown below (courtesy Stony Smith), Walter evolved his design, achieving some amazing results. Starting point: Walter started with simple structures like those pictured above. He then cut out […] The post Creating Ultra-Detailed Bricks in 1:220 Scale appeared first on The Shapeways Blog.

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The Best of the New: RC Car Shops
The Best of the New: RC Car Shops

Our RC community gets bigger every day. Soon, you’ll be able to find almost any replacement part on Shapeways. Check out two awesome new RC Car shops that are setting the standard — and providing parts you won’t find anywhere else: MC3 — Mini-Car Club of Canada The 1/28th scale Mini-z racers have been a popular class […] The post The Best of the New: RC Car Shops appeared first on The Shapeways Blog.

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And Our Top-Selling Product Is…
And Our Top-Selling Product Is…

A lot of interesting products gain popularity in the Shapeways marketplace. Stress-busting Fidget Toys have been having a major moment since October (I wonder why?), while tech accessories like this GoPro Hero helmet mount or the Levitating Google Home Wall Mount usually hang out near the top of the best-seller list. Top-selling products are not always the most beautiful […] The post And Our Top-Selling Product Is… appeared first on The Shapeways Blog.

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Designer Spotlight: Sonia Verdu
Designer Spotlight: Sonia Verdu

Shapeways designer Sonia Verdu hails from Madrid, Spain – and she embodies the creativity of the city she calls home. “I was born in a very creative and not too conventional-minded family,” Sonia told us, adding, “I think this helped me follow heart rather than my head.” Her Shapeways shop captures that spirit, with designs […] The post Designer Spotlight: Sonia Verdu appeared first on The Shapeways Blog.

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Brand Spotlight: ALEPHba Jewelry
Brand Spotlight: ALEPHba Jewelry

Structured, minimal, and personalized are just a few words that describe ALEPHba jewelry. ALEPHba was created by an architect and a scientist who both needed to find a perfect present for a mutual friend. The initial ring transformed into an entire collection and with that, the team grew twofold. ALEPHAba now includes Morteza, Kylee, Tommaso, and Efthymia. We were lucky […] The post Brand Spotlight: ALEPHba Jewelry appeared first on The Shapeways Blog.

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Is There Anything This Designer CAN’T Make?
Is There Anything This Designer CAN’T Make?

Fashion has always been a rich breeding ground for design innovation, and 3D printing has ushered in new ways of creating for designers from every discipline. Rarely, however, do we see a single designer whose work spans fashion, industrial design, miniatures, and much more. Bilal Khan of The post Is There Anything This Designer CAN’T Make? appeared first on The Shapeways Blog.

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