3D Model Marketplace CGTrader.com Kicks Off Two New 3D Print Design Contests

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Striving to meet the growing demand for engaging design competitions in 3D printing industry, 3D model marketplace CGTrader.com has rolled out two new 3D print design challenges encouraging 3D modelling professionals to submit entries exploring Easter and miniatures themes.

The 3D Printed Miniatures challenge is built around the idea of turning to 3D printing to give personal passions a physical shape.

“Our 3D print design challenges is a unique stimulus to get 3D designers out of their comfort zone and into the exciting space of experimentation", - said Marius Kalytis, founder and CEO of CGTrader.com.

3D printable miniatures, one of the best performing markets in 3D printing industry, is a hit amongst buyers and 3D designers alike, as it makes the journey from fantasy concepts to reality a simple and highly enjoyable experience. The 3D Printed Miniatures challenge is built around the idea of turning to 3D printing to give personal passions a physical shape. Whether it is automobiles or motorcycles, architecture or abstract art, memes or fantasy characters that push the designers’ creative wheels, the 3D model marketplace is keen to accept and review all entries. The challenge runs until April 27th, 2015.

“Our 3D print design challenges is a unique stimulus to get 3D designers out of their comfort zone and into the exciting space of experimentation. There is no wrong or right design here, and, eventually, everyone’s a winner. Our community loves contests and we’re dedicated to continue surprising them”, – said Marius Kalytis, founder and CEO of CGTrader.com.

With Easter just a month away, CGTrader.com has set out to engage 3D designers in using modern technologies to liven up the old tradition, adding new colours, ideas and must-haves to the celebration of the festival. Often associated with chocolate eggs, sprouting flowers and family fun, Easter is a great inspiration to 3D professionals who are eager to design practical household products that would prove popular amongst 3D printing enthusiasts around the world. The deadline for all submissions is April 21st, 2015.

An additional layer of excitement is added through introducing a rich selection of prizes, including 3Doodlers from 3Doodler, filaments from 3D Filaprint and Extrudr, shopping discounts from I.Materialise and Pirx3D, credits and promotional features from CGTrader.com.

About CGTrader.com

A community-backed 3D model marketplace CGTrader.com was founded in 2011 with a mission to democratize the 3D modelling and 3D design market. With more than 145 000 registered users, the company unites 3D modelling professionals from all around the world. There are more than 95 000 3D models uploaded to the digital library. CGTrader is backed by Practica Capital, a seed and venture funds based in Vilnius, Lithuania, which is financed from the Operational Programme for Economic Growth 2007-2013 under the JEREMIE initiative in Lithuania, by the European Regional Development Fund. The company has also raised funding from Intel Capital to strengthen community and its position in 3D printing market.

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