Laser Engraving the iPhone 4

Posted in: How To, Just Because, Marketing, Materials, Product Development- Jul 13, 2010 3 Comments

Sara at In a Flash Laser was kind enough to be the first to laser etch the new iPhone 4. So emboldened by the fact that we knew they wouldn’t explode, we decided to put our personal phones on the line, and try it ourselves.  Thankfully, it all went pretty well.

Magician’s Business Card Laser Etched on Aluminum

Posted in: Materials, Product Development- May 28, 2010 No Comments

This is a business card concept we put together for sleight-of-hand magician Brian Nordstrom. We’ve recently gotten some very thin anodized aluminum and decided to try it on this. The black anodized is an amazingly high resolution material, and (obviously) capable of doing impressive reproductions of a photograph.

MC Escher’s “Hands” Laser Etched in Acrylic

Posted in: Just Because, Materials- May 09, 2010 No Comments

Acrylic etching of MC Escher’s Drawing Hands

Laser Cut Wooden Business Card

Posted in: Materials, Product Development- Mar 14, 2010 No Comments

Business card prototype cut from 1/64″ (0.4mm) Birch Plywood with a 1lb wash coat of  shellac.