CGTrader Announces Valentine’s 3D Printing Challenge


Tired of the same old Valentine’s Day gifts?

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, 3D model marketplace CGTrader has announces a new contest to help inspire creativity in 3D printing.

CGTrader is inviting artists, designers, or those simply looking for a new and creative ways to say “I love you” to enter a 3D printing challenge. Create a unique, 3D printable model of something, and win great prizes –including a 3D printer!

“Sweets, flowers, jewelry – it is easy to foresee the gift-giving moves of a man in love, right? Well, it is not a secret, that the best gifts are those which can surprise. One thing that definitely surprises is 3D printing.”

Contest participants are asked to create their own portfolio of 3D printable gifts. Unique ideas are encouraged and participants are challenged to rethink traditional Valentine’s Day gifts and create the perfect, and unmistakably unique, Valentine’s Day gift.

“Join our side and make Valentine’s day a 3D printable day,” states CGTrader’s website. “Re-think the shape of hearts, the shape of any other gifts – teddy bears, jewelry and anything that could be presented as a gift or somehow relates with the day of love.”

The winner will receive a fully assembled 3D printer, along with a host of other various printing prizes. Two runners-up will also receive prizes.

CGTrader’s Valentine’s 3D Printing Challenge runs from the 9th of January, 2014, to the 10th of February, 2014. It’s free to enter, so you have nothing to lose!