We created the apple golf-ball as a 3D model, in Solidworks. It was then rapid prototyped and finished by hand. From this prototype we cast 50 apples and stems that were then custom painted and glued together.
Belvedere Vodka Trays
We first made a mold out of ren-shape for the base, and then we vacuum-formed 75 of them out of acrylic. The stabilizing top piece was then machined and placed over the bottles.Photo: Jeffrey Marcus
Bombay Sapphire Glasses
Chase Dollar Vacuum Form Sculptures
We vacuum formed these shapes out of acrylic and then hand covered each with custom made rubdowns.Photo: Craig Cutler
The "rocks" in this piece were sculpted out of foam and painted to look like cookies. The chocolate pour was sculpted, fiber-glassed and Bondoed. It was then painted to look like chocolate.Photo: Jim Fiscus
Crown Royal Ants
The ants had to be somewhere between realisic and cartoons. They had to be adjustable and have expressions. The bodies and legs were cast around a wire armiture to allow for movement.Photo: Craig Cutler
Dell Nuts and Bolts
We machined the 7 nuts and bolts in aluminum. They were then taped onto the laptop.
We fabricated these DEVO hats for their new album artwork. The largest one being 5 feet tall and the smallest one being 2 inches tall. The small one was machined out of clear acrylic and painted to look translucent. The medium sized ones were vacuum-formed in separate pieces and then put together piece by piece. The bite marks were then hand sculpted. The largest one was completely hand carved out of polystyrene foam and glued together and then painted. Photo: Joshua Dalsimer
This 14' tall eagle sculpture was created for artist Piotr Uklanski and his one man show at the 21st St. Gagosian gallery in New York. It was comprised of a steel and wood armature and covered in polyurethane foam. It was then textured and gesso was applied.Photo: Seth Prouty
Fresca Puzzle & Model Kit
Photo: Christian Stoll
Heart Shaped Costumes
Oprah Magazine needed a male and a female heart shaped costume for an editorial on Valentine's Day. We designed and built them out of flexible soft foam with a spandex cover. A harness and velcro kept them in place around the actors' bodies. Photo: Greg Miller
We initially sculpted this Sphinx out of foam, made a mold and cast two of them. We then printed thousands of miniature UPS labels to cover every inch of them for a HP print ad. For a subsequent environmentally friendly campaign we made 6 more Sphinxes out of paper mache and covered them with 100% recycled paper.Photo: Craig Cutler
We fabricated these building skins for Skidmore, Owings and Merrill architects and their Hudson Rails design. We first CNC milled the molds out of Renshape then vacuum formed them in clear acrylic.
We hand sculpted this life-sized "Bride" out of styrene. We then covered it with Aqua Resin to achieve the frosting look. We also used a bakers piping bag to add the icing details. The arms were made out of real cake. Photo: Chuck Renaud
IBM Fuzzy Dolls
We created 4 of these "fuzzy" characters for an IBM print advertisement. The armature was made out of vacuum formed acrylic covered in foam. It was then covered with custom sewn fabrics.
IBM Pipes & Vaults
We made these pieces for an IBM print ad. Each piece was hand machined and hand finished.Photo: Craig Cutler
This 38" long aeroplane was made out of plexi and renshape. The idea was for it to look like a generic passenger plane but not resemble any exact model.Photo: Christian Stoll
Intel Reveal Laptop Models
We started with real PCs and then created sections around the zipper and can opener areas. These areas were merged in post.
Jameson Whiskey Copper Coils
Japanese Coke Liquid Effects
We collaborated with the photographer to create a number of liquid effects for Coke Japan. Here the bottle was fixed in a narrow tank. Water was released from the richy and deflectors were used to control splashes.Photo: David Zimmerman
This 14' sculpture is currently on display in Madame Toussaud's Wax Museum. It's exaggerated fist makes it seem like it might really grab you! Photo: Mario Marsicano
LED Table Light
We worked with a designer to produce a working prototype of a new table light. To change the type of lighting the vanes rotate when a handle is picked up.
Lucent 3D Glasses
Lucent Technologies wanted a pair of contemporary 3D glasses, based on the traditional cardboard/paper 3D glasses, designed and built. We used 3D milling, vacuum forming and hand-shaping to create these. Photo: Christopher Farber
Microsoft Elevator Buttons
This 8' by 5' elevator wall was water-jet cut out of aluminum and each button was etched. Each button also included a clear plexi frame so it could be lit up from behind. The frames and the LED display were laser-cut. Photo: Christian Stoll
MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1 Kinetic Sculpture
We designed amd built a kinetic sculpture with 3 logos doing different movements at random intervals. Materials used were brass, wood,steel and aluminum.Photo: Rick Burda
This 9' Oscar statue was hand sculpted out of polyurethane foam. It was then finished and painted and displayed at Bobo restaurant in NYC for an Oscar party.
Paper Mac Book
The armature was made out of wood and the keyboard pieces were laser-cut. Everything was then hand covered in paper. Photo: Craig Cutler
Real Simple Snow Globe
We fabricated this 10" diameter snow-globe for the cover of Real Simple's December 2010 Gift Issue. The scene was hand built and painted. The base was machined and painted to look like brass.Photo: Christopher Baker
Rhino on Ice
We had to sculpt and cast a super realistic Rhino and create a realistic frozen lake with snow scape surrounding it, and take it all to Alaska for the shoot.
Siemens Organic Scanner
We made this full-sized scanner for Siemens, to be displayed at medical trade shows across the world. We sculpted, cast and painted thousands of fruits, leaves and flowers which were then bolted and glued to the steel and plywood armature.Photo: David Coventry
Southern Bell Plane
We had to design and build a plane that looked like it was designed by too many people. Hence the Jumbo, Concord, Space Shuttle and helicopter photo elements.Photo: Steve Bronstein
We had to design and build a futuristic city with printed circuits as city blocks. Everything is etched in nickel silver and lit from behind.
This 66" wide heart was sculpted out of a block of urethane foam, fiberglassed and covered with automotive primer. It was displayed at the Steuben glass store in New York for a Valentines Day display.Photo: Angelo Merendino
Toyota Car Frames
We made 3 life-sized Toyota car frames (a Prius, Highlander and Camry) out of light-weight aluminum. The pieces were hand finished and shipped to various destinations where they were shot on location.Photo: Jamey Stillings
Trident Wrapper Models
We milled these pieces out of Ren-Shape and then wrapped them in custom printed tissue paper to look like the actual gum wrappers. The box was 300% oversized and the sticks of gum were also custom made. Photo: Bela Borsodi
We hand made these boats, each a foot in length, for a Vangaurd print ad. The boats are constructed from wood, plastic, and acrylic paint.Photo: Craig Cutler
We machined these awards out of aluminum and sand-blasted them. There were then hand finished.
This piece was machined out of brass and the letters and numbers were water-jet cut. The piece was then painted. Photo: Chris Collins
The 3 horses were carved in solid plexi and polished. They were fixed inside a 36 inch vacuum formed glass shape. Dyed water was dropped down the right hand side and deflectors were used to control the splashes. Photo: David Zimmerman