A rendering of the central section of the ornate coffeepot designed by Piranesi and included in “Diverse Maniere...”. This object clearly demonstrates Piranesi’s interest in the growth and development of natural form and his interest in applying this form to his philosophy of design.
A comparison between Piranesi’s print and a 3 dimensional rendering of the coffeepot during modelling at voxelstudios, Madrid.
The underlying geometry of Piranesi’s coffeepot while being modelled at voxelstudios, Madrid.
Designing the spout of the coffeepot, in the form of a bee, at voxelsudios, Madrid.
Sceen captures of the 3D model made at voxelstudios, Madrid.
The coffeepot prototype in resin by Materialise, Belgium
Nickel plated prototype coffeepot before the casting in silver.
Made from the negative mold, below are the electrolysis and handmade silver positives.