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  • The making of the Maketikus utility knife

    Overview   Process   Hi Res  

    First probing sketches.

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    With the help of foam models we pinpoint most actively used areas of the handle.

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    Clay models assist in our search for the right flow of the lines.

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    Keeping the foam modeling rolling as well.

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    Trying some cutting edge extremes in cardboard.

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    Sketching a handle with contrasting surfaces. Mixing up smooth planes with straight-cut basic shapes, pushing it as far as 3-D frames and grids.

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    Cutting back to initial multi-faceted concept and carving out fine details and elements.

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    3-D printing a series of models guided by the main concept and agreed-upon size and shape, while modifying and perfecting each new outcome on the fly.

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    Mapping the textures.

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    Test renderings.

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    Selecting a color.

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