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Tutorial Tuesday 10: Modeling for 3D Printing with Cinema 4D
Tutorial Tuesday 10: Modeling for 3D Printing with Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D is a powerful, professional modeling software program that can be used for 3D animations, motion graphics, and generating 3D effects. It’s also fairly intuitive, and can be used to create and export models suitable for 3D printing. Already using Cinema 4D? This post will help you figure out how to prepare your models for exporting to STL […] The post Tutorial Tuesday 10: Modeling for 3D Printing with Cinema 4D appeared first on The Shapeways Blog.

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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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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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