On June 12th, 2012, high-end Jewellery Designer KORNMESSER presented their new collection at the French Embassy in Vienna. As an homage to France, Fashion Stylist Thomas Reinberger selected our 12″ laser cut paper Eiffel Towers to use as headpieces. The models were wearing Diamonds with a total value of 1 million Euro.
This is a construction piece we did in conjunction with Padgett Printing and Register Marks. The invitation is for a Casino themed event benefiting Braille Ink, folds into a conventional square format for mailing. The piece was printed by Padgett using PMS colors, with a silver and gray grid pattern on the inner face. On [...]
In honor of Bastille Day, we chose today to launch our Kickstarter project to bring the Eiffel Towers into full production. If you like the project, and would like to see it widely available, please check it out. Kickstarter is an all-or-nothing crowd funding site. If you like a project, you can pledge your support [...]
Due to our recent move, we didn’t have time to put together a display for the Maker Faire this year. However, since we are going, we decided we could still make something fun, and do a little guerrilla marketing at the same time – BONUS! But what to do? It had to be something cool, [...]
Artifacture will be closed Thursday, May 19th to Tuesday, May 24th as we make our annual pilgrimage to the Maker Faire in San Mateo, California. Production will continue in our absence, and we will be responding to requests and inquiries.
One of our most interesting pieces so far has been the Eiffel Tower. Unfortunately, the major limitation has always been production time. On our current equipment, each one takes about 45 minutes to cut, and another 30 minutes to assemble. It’s a great hero piece – beautiful, elegant and technical – but a pain to [...]