Category Archives: Project Vanity

The secret to my success is … exit holes.

One of the cool materials at Shapeways is Frosted Ultra Detail. This material prints in layers using a wax support material. If you design the model right some of the wax material can be trapped inside to make interesting effects. … Continue reading

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Thin business cards aren’t always perfect

Found a new producer for my full color sandstone designs.  Check out 3D Figureworks, they do great work and if you live in IL the turnaround time is excellent. I had them print a thinner version of my full color … Continue reading

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Updated QR Code 3D Printed Business Cards

Well, I don’t want to say I’ve got an obsession about business cards.  (definitely.)  Or that I watch the business card scene in American Psycho over and over and over and over again.  (I do!)  But … (laugh) I’ve probably … Continue reading

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QR Code 3D Printed Business Cards

Created some 3D printed business cards using Autodesk Inventor.  I had the designs printed at Shapeways using: Full Color Sandstone, Strong Flexible Plastic, Frosted Detail Plastic.  Some turned out better than others: I had all kinds of problems designing these … Continue reading

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The final batch of acrylic QR cut business cards

This is the last post on acrylic QR cut business cards.  I swear*!  (*Until such time that I need another post) Overall these turned out fantastic!  The only issue I have with these cards is that it takes forever to … Continue reading

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New business card styles, just in time for … ah … August.

New business card styles!  Four new styles, three with QR codes and one without. Almost but not quite a success.  Two of the styles with overlapping name aren’t as good as I would have hoped.  The name is barely readable … Continue reading

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Updated business card with cut out QR Code

I’ve recently found a program called QR Stenciler.  Give it a picture QR code and it will create a stencil design from it.  I’ve updated my QR code design and added it to my usual business cards.  Here they are … Continue reading

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