Laser cut Eiffel Tower in Paper

Posted in: Just Because, Product Development- Jun 19, 2010

A 22″ tall scale replica of the Eiffel tower cut from paper and assembled without glue or fasteners.
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Laser Etched tropical fish in acrylic and wood

Posted in: Just Because- Jun 14, 2010

No, it’s not Nemo (he’s a salt water fish called a Percula.) The Clown Loach (Botia Maracanthus) is a freshwater fish from southeast Asia that has a lot of personality and keeps our snail population under control.  Yes, we are fish geeks too. :)

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Magician’s Business Card Laser Etched on Aluminum

Posted in: Materials, Product Development- May 28, 2010

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. Read more

Picasso’s “Don Quixote” Laser cut in paper

Posted in: Just Because- May 24, 2010

Some of you may recognize this sketch.  For those who don’t, it is Pablo Picasso’s interpretation of Don Quixote.  Picasso was obsessed with reducing things to their simplest, most quintessential expression, and I can’t think of a finer example of that.

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Laser Cut Neon Sign Model

Posted in: Just Because, Marketing- May 19, 2010

I’ve been exploring possible marketing pieces we can hand out to the businesses and residents in the building to promote our company. I thought something personally relevant would lead people to keep it around, so I thought of doing a model of the neon sign on the building.
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Tree Silhouette Laser cut in Paper

Posted in: Just Because- May 09, 2010

Paper is a fun medium to work in. It’s cheap, comes in a variety of bold colors and textures, and it cuts quickly on the laser. I’ve always loved Ansel Adam’s Oak Tree, but hadn’t been able to find a suitable image of it. For this one, we went through the photo collection looking for a dramatic image that would convert well to a silhouette. Read more