Shedd Aquarium asked Bridgewater Studio to take interactive “environmental” marketing in a whole new direction by using completely in-house 3D sculpting and CNC services to create giant frog sculptures in a lifelike lily pad suspension environment at the Water Tower Place Shopping Mall in Chicago.
The first step was to create a virtual representation of the creatures by scanning a 3D solid model. After the digital modeling phase was completed, our CNC router handled the 3D carving, at which point the carved pieces were reassembled and suspended 135-feet for all to see. Our in-house team owned every step from design and fabrication to the final art installation.
As always, we owned the entire process to ensure optimal results: