Isaac Budmen with 3D

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Isaac Budmen is an artist, designer and lifelong inventor.

His creative work exploring digital fabrication has been featured at the London Science Museum, Carnegie Museum of Art, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Westmoreland Museum of American Art, Whitewalls SF and other venues.

Budmen has been invited to share his ideas as a speaker at SxSW, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYU’s Tisch School of Arts and other venues.

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Below you will sampling of the product, projects and papers that result from Isaac Budmen experiments into the 21st Century life, technology and philosophy.


Imagine seeing your whole selfie. A timeless 3D version of yourself that you can hold in the palm of your hand. Made from a high resolution 3D scan of your head and shoulders and 3D printed in beautiful plastic.

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DRONOGRAPHY, a practice invented at Budmen Industries, is the process of 3D scanning larger-than-life objects with a flying drone. With these unmanned aerial vehicles, we can capture a building, monument, or any other enormous entity as a 3D model.

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Why bring home a souvenir when you can bring home a SCANVENIR?

A SCANVENIR is made from a 3D scan captured while on vacation. Budmen Industries curates SCANVENIRS from around the world, including the World’s First, a curious cat discovered deep within the Ozark Mountain Range.

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Throughout history, humankind has captured millions of ideas in the form of paintings and pictures.  What if we could bring those ideas beyond the page? DIMENSIONALIZATION, or the act of adding a dimension, is a unique service from Budmen Industries by which 3D objects are created from 2D images.

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Actualizing Abstraction

Discover the work of artists, Carolyn Frischling and Isaac Budmen, as they set out to realize an abstract digital work in tangible matter pushing beyond the edge of technological possibility.

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8 Bits, 3 Dimensions

In this collaborative project between artists, Adam Lister and Isaac Budmen, Lister's beautiful 8-bit inspired iconography is given an entirely new dimension.

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Pine Cone Collection

A collection of 3D printable desktop delights cleverly capturing the spiraling seeds of trees by Isaac Budmen. Available exclusively from Cults3D.

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Book on 3D Printing

This book will take you on a tour of the growing 3D Printing industry and explain everything you need to know to start designing and printing your own creations. (No experience or fancy degree required!)

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Please fill out the form below to contact Isaac about commissions, collaborations, consultations, creative applications, cabaret cancellations, celestial conversations, computational concoctions and public speaking convocations.



Helpful links from around the Information Superhighway:

Portfolio Download a PDF version of my portfolio to enjoy on your tablet device over a cup of coffee.
Isaac Loves Keynote The visual materials from my public talks get posted here to allow audience members to revisit what they learned.
TinkerCAD Tutorial Learn step-by-step how to make a mini starship model in the popular browser based CAD modeling program, TinkerCAD
Shop Online storefront for selling paintings, objects and other Isaac related goodies
Red Bull Creation Competition For the 2012 Red Bull Creation Competition, a Twitter-powered Red Bull Machine was built. The premise is simple: Tweet using the hashtag #GiveMeWings, and the machine dispenses, opens, and pours a Red Bull into glasses for you and your friends to enjoy.
Birthplace of the Earth Want to learn about how the awesome planet we call Earth is created and forged by extreme heat every second? You've come to the right place.
Candied Architecture Prints Modernism is known for it's stark and utilitarian nature, rigid structures with ultra clean lines. This familiar modern frigidity when juxtaposed with to beautiful pastel candy colors gives way to a new and curious identity. Prints available in a variety of sizes.
Fabric Designs A collection of fabric designed for different upholstery projects, chairs and housewares over the years. Available for purchase through Spoonflower.