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Announcing the Winners of Home 3D Printing Challenge

July 28th, 2014


Announcing the Winners of Home 3D Printing Challenge

So it feels like we’ve just moved in – there are piles and piles of things to be unpacked and returned to their rightful place. Mugs, vases, flower pots, stools and a million other things. You did get a good inspirational kick and we thank you for being so persistent at creating and inventing these beautiful models – undoubtedly, the Home 3D printing challenge is a sparkling success.

We knew the challenge would draw special attention due to the fact that Joshua Harker, the pioneer and visionary of 3D-printed art and sculpture, acted as the main judge, but your engagement was extraordinary... Besides pocketing great prizes, the winners also get exclusive feedback from the master himself! The perks of taking part in CGTrader's challenges.

Now, it’s time to crown the kings of this newly refurbished castle. Put your hands together for the winners of the Home 3D Printing challenge.

The Best Home 3D model

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Thee Spoon by Eragatory

As Eragatory himself put it, this incredibly stylish spoon is conceived to pleasure the eye. It may be tricky to use it at a dinner table, but isn’t it completely enough to admire it from afar?

What Joshua says: Interesting non-functional artistic reinterpretation of common item. Like the conceptual theme supporting the piece. Use of software to design warrants, use of technology.

The winner gets 400 USD from CGTrader, 100 USD gift card to shop on Sculpteo, Filaments from Thorivola, Filaments from RepRapTeile, 3D printing your model of choice by CGTrader and CGTrader T-shirt.

1st runner-up

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Fantasy Lamp by LucaMC

This unique lamp by LucaMC would make a brilliant addition to your bedroom interior. The interesting design makes it a conspicuous product and it deserves a good round of applause.

What Joshua says: Particularly interesting shape & design, practical use, & good application of 3D printing technology.

The 1 st runner up gets 100 USD gift card to shop on Sculpteo, Filaments from Thorivola, Filaments from RepRapTeile, 3D printing your model of choice by CGTrader and CGTrader T-shirt.

2nd runner-up

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Hand Vase by glody

This absolutely gorgeous Hand Vase by glody came in third, but it hasn’t gone unnoticed. It’s a unique piece that serves both as a handy vase and an eye-catching decoration. Well done!

What Joshua says: Very fun design, but technology not necessarily needed to design & produce piece.

The 2 nd runner-up gets 100 USD gift card to shop on Sculpteo, Filaments from Thorivola, Filaments from RepRapTeile, 3D printing your model of choice by CGTrader and CGTrader T-shirt.

Best Home 3D Portfolio

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Best Home 3D Portfolio by Noah Hornberger

Having produced a very diverse selection of 3D printable homeware products, Noah Hornberger is the winner in the Best Home 3D Portfolio category. He’s exhibited a keen interest and a great skill designing various home items – from fruit basket to geometrical planters.

What Joshua says: Nice overall collection & generally good use of 3d printing technology.

The winner gets Assembled TAZ 4 3D printer from LulzBot, Filaments from Thorivola, Filaments from RepRapTeile, 3D printing your model of choice by CGTrader and CGTrader T-shirt.

1st runner-up

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1st runner-up Portfolio by 3dcloud

Undoubtedly, 3dcloud is a passionate coffee and tea drinker. We were truly impressed with this extensive selection of cups and mugs. If you can print all of the designs, a brilliant tea party is guaranteed…

What Joshua says: Relatively fun industrial design, although 3D printing not needed for most pieces.

The 1 st runner-up gets 50 USD gift card to shop on Sculpteo, Filaments from Thorivola, Filaments from RepRapTeile, 3D printing your model of choice by CGTrader and CGTrader T-shirt.

2nd runner-up

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2nd runner-up Portfolio by David Geenen

Approaching the challenge from the “ every little matters” angle, David Geenen has design a wide range of home products – from chopstick rest to bookends – and won the jury’s support. Good job!

What Joshua says: Consistent & clean design style throughout, although 3d printing technology not needed to design or produce any of the pieces.

The 2 nd runner-up gets The 1st runner-up gets 50 USD gift card to shop on Sculpteo, Filaments from Thorivola, Filaments from RepRapTeile, 3D printing your model of choice by CGTrader and CGTrader T-shirt.

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