2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show Success
This morning will see the opening of the 2018 RHS Chelsea Flower Show. We’re delighted to have fabricated and installed the sculpture in the Myeloma garden designed by John Everiss and Francesca Murrell. It was crafted from Perspex and built up in 199 layers in our workshops.
The output represents what we’re best at. Working with designers to incubate and deliver their ideas. We were particularly taken with the original sketch and worked with the design team to establish the most efficient way of bringing this to life. John and his team have used cutting edge technology to create this unique sculpture. First, they scanned Gemma’s head and arms to generate a very detailed 3D digital image, which was then turned into the slices of data used to create the multiple layers of the sculpture.
The sculpture weighs seven tonnes, and stands 12 feet high and is fabricated from layers of transparent blue Perspex® acrylic. The sculpture was test-assembled in our hangars before being transported to site. The garden is nearly 40 x 20 feet and will be in the Space to Grow section.
The BBC News website has a photo review of some of the gardens, including this one, here.
And watch a timelapse video of the test build process here.