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Chisel & Mouse Recreates Miniature Architectural Icons Perfect for Your Coffee Table

Chisel & Mouse Recreates Miniature Architectural Icons Perfect for Your Coffee Table
Chisel & Mouse Recreates Miniature Architectural Icons Perfect for Your Coffee Table, via Chisel & Mouse
via Chisel & Mouse

Have you ever wanted a miniature model of the Flatiron BuildingBurnham and Root’s famous Monadnock building, or even a 3D map of Amsterdam? Would you want to have your home transformed into a dollhouse-sized replica? UK-based Chisel & Mouse is reconstructing these architectural icons and custom pieces, and bringing them right to your shelf or mantle.

Send them a picture or drawing of your custom model and the team will return a replica in around 12 weeks. Their process is actually quite simple. Once a digital model is designed, it is 3D printed into a mold. Plaster is poured into the mold, and the intricate details are done by hand. The cost for a piece from their selected collection can range from $150 to $900, and custom designs can cost upwards of $2,000. Some of their past custom models include The Shard, and of course, Fallingwater.

Amsterdam Map. Image via Chisel & Mouse
Amsterdam Map. Image via Chisel & Mouse

Not only does Chisel & Mouse recreate structures in 3D form, but they also produce cityscapes that feature highly detailed buildings and metal etched waterways and a “poparc” collection that place some of England’s most known icons into a plaster frame to be hung on your wall.

New York Map. Image via Chisel & Mouse
New York Map. Image via Chisel & Mouse
The Met. Image via Chisel & Mouse
The Met. Image via Chisel & Mouse
Westminster Abbey. Image via Chisel & Mouse
Westminster Abbey. Image via Chisel & Mouse

The cuteness of these miniatures makes them pretty hard to pass up. After all, who wouldn’t want a miniature Bauhaus sitting on their coffee table?

Monadnock Building. Image via Chisel & Mouse
Monadnock Building. Image via Chisel & Mouse

News via: Curbed.

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Cite: Kaley Overstreet. "Chisel & Mouse Recreates Miniature Architectural Icons Perfect for Your Coffee Table" 07 Apr 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/891915/chisel-and-mouse-recreates-miniature-architectural-icons-perfect-for-your-coffee-table/> ISSN 0719-8884
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