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Nautilus Shell Parametric

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3D model description

Three parametric bump textures on nautilus spiral.

Biomimetic morphology experiment using Rhino 3D and the grassshopper plug-in LunchBox.

It can be used as a decorative ornament and even as a planter. The idea is to use a plant whose leaves resemble tentacles.

3D printing settings

approximate diameter: 20 cm
concabity: 9 cm
printing time: 42 hrs at 0.3 mm layer thickness

fully scalable

3D printer file information

  • 3D design format: STL Folder details Close
    • Nautilus 01 fixed.stl
    • Nautilus 02 fixed.stl
    • Nautilus 03 fixed.stl

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  • Last update: 2019-10-25 at 16:40
  • Publication date: 2019-09-10 at 20:45






I'm an industrial designer from México and botanical enthusiast. My goal is to create a repertory of digital textures abstracted from nature through parametric design.

Please take a look at my works and contact me for any information or requests.

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