Screen shot of the 3D fireplace being modeled at voxelstudios in a programme called Zbrush, here it is being compared to the original Piranesi etching.
3D scanning of sculpted clay which shall form the decorative freeze around the fireplace.
Face models applied to relief details.
This screen shot of the fireplace was done by Materialise, Belgium, before being rapid prototyped.
The resin prototype prepared by Materialise.
The resin prototype in front of the high quality print of the fireplace.
The resin prototype and print of the fireplace next to the print of Piranesi's Caffé Degli Inglesi.
A mold of one of the faces on the fireplace made from the resin prototype.
Factum Arte's team working on the composite marble fireplace.
Juan Carlos Arias applying the composite marble to the inside of the mould.
The composite marble fireplace removed from the mould and being hand finished.
The hand finished fireplace and the composite marble's qualities in different lighting.
The fireplace in white vein scagliola and gypsum crystal.
Holding the fireplace's interior to it's structure.
A turned section of the fire basket in the process of having its detail added.
The cast iron fire furniture before surface finishing.
Lauren welding the cast iron fire furniture (left). The fire furniture being assembled (right).
The fire irons before and after the final black patina.