Artisan Craftsmanship and a wealth of Digital Production Expertise
OFFERING SPECIALIST SERVICES IN;
3D DIGITAL MODELLING - organic forms
MUSEUM QUALITY REPLICAS
CERAMIC SHAPE DESIGN
SCULPTURE, ART AND DESIGN
What ever your idea I'm sure we can find a way to make it a reality, so get in touch with us.
Sometimes there is several things that need to be understood before a product is fit for sale.
High Quality replicas using non contact scanning to create educational and handling materials.
Traditional modelling skill and 3D CAD seemlessly integrated into traditional production processes
Shape design, texture surface and sculpted form can be developed using our digital technologies
No matter how complex your ideas Freeform Studios can help you to realise, repair, restore, reinstate, replicate or make new products from many starting points. Specialising in sculpture and unique objects we are well placed for comanies and individuals wishing to innovate their products. Christopher has over 18 years experience using the unique Freeform Modelling System with projects restoring or replicating objects in real stone, bronze, plaster ceramic and gold plated touch interactives for galleries.
Digital systems are now fully mature in most manufacturing processes however some traditional companies are only now starting to engage because of a decline in skilled clay modellers. Freeform Studios is unique in having traditional making skills with a wealth of digital research knowledge gained through projects at National Museums Liverpool Conservation Technologies Department. This also because Chris was one of the first sculptors in the UK to use the Freeform Modellling System in 2000. No matter how complex your ideas Freeform Studios can help you to realise, repair, restore, reinstate, replicate, copy or make from your drawings your new products.
This system has been researched on a gallery at Manchester Museum since 2014. The console Idea has gained attention from The United Nations Zero Project Initiative, ERASMUS, Apollo Magazine and Innovations 2017 as well as Museums and Heritage Magazine. The project was generously funded by Stavros Noiarchos Foundation. We are now seeking new funding from the Arts Council for further research and product development partners. All the interactive interface was designed and produced by Christopher Dean with design research from Henshaws Society for blind people Manchester and Manchester Museums Staff.
An single interface designed for managed public spaces like Museums, Art Galleries, Libraries, Schools and Universities. Accessing a new 3D international digitised collection
The user touches the surface of the object by using the handle in the aperture below the screen. There are hidden pieces of information on the object.
Encouraging the user to touch and discover, fostering curiosty and learning through fun and games.
Mobirise offers several themes that include sliders, galleries, article blocks, counters, accordions, video and many more.
Contributors to the research has included Manchester Museum, The British Museum, Yale Peabody Museum USA and The Belevedere Museum in Vienna. Recognised in 2014 as an innovative practice by the Zero Project, an initiative created by the United Nations and the Essler Foundation
|Rolls Royce Motors||Ballineum Ltd||Emma Bridgewater||Superfrock|
|Manchester Museum||Pentreath & Hall Ltd||Weston Mill Pottery||Alibaster & Wilson|
|Denise O'Sullivan||Carynx Ltd London||National Museums Liverpool||3D Scanners Ltd|
|Royal Doulton||H&E Smith||Pheonix Tiles Ltd||Wedgewood|
|Wrexham County Borough||The Potteries Museum||Gladstone Potteries Museum||Hereford Cathedral|
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