Located in Brazil, they specialise in fun and challenging designs from games, movies, TV shows, and everywhere else across pop culture. Co-founders Bob Sampaio, Rubens Pereira, and Tiago Soncini work to groupsource creativity, connecting creators and modellers to expand the 3D marketplace.
Recently, Bob Sampaio was inspired to print
Bob’s intricate print of the Bad Robot logo is lively, technologically sophisticated, and delightfully captures the spirit of the production company! That’s why it may not have been much of a surprise when, in October, 3dFactory won a Pinshape print contest, sponsored by
As the top winner, 3dFactory received the grand prize of a
Bob emphasises that he used several Simplify3D settings to create the 20 different parts used in this award winning model. He manually customised his supports for a quicker, more effective print. Showing his software expertise, Bob also took advantage of a unique ability in Simplify3D allowing him to use different slice settings in the same print for optimal part quality. Finally, using Simplify3D’s animated preview, he was able to find defects in the model or his settings before wasting plastic and hours of printing.
Bob’s goal is to make models that are easy to print and memorable to own. These amazing designs are the result of years of practice, knowledge, and the right equipment. As Bob and his creative team at 3dFactory know, it takes a lot of good work to make a Bad Robot.