Scanned & Scaled: Full-Size 3D-Printed Dollhouse Furniture



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We take the quirks of small-scale design, craft and construction in stride when looking at miniatures or models, but they change in more than just scale when sized up to a 1:1 ratio with human users.

3d printed originals

For her thesis project at Academy of Fine Arts and DesignSilva Lovasová (images by Peter Sit) took dollhouse furniture and other little objects, scanned them in three dimensions and printed them out large … or normal, relative to people.

3d printed doll furniture

The results show off both the oddities of the original designs and manufacturing processes as well as the accidents and byproducts of large-scale printing methods.

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It all comes together to tell hybrid tale as the objects reveal both the story of their (original and final) absolute size and of their shift in scale at the same time.

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