Cartesian Creations is a project originating from my interest in science, design, digital reconstruction, 3D modelling, 3D printing and prototyping. 

I have a background in earth sciences (geology, hydrology, isotope geochemistry, palaeoclimate, modelling), surveying (conventional surveying, terrestrial lidar, photogrammetry, GIS), design, programming (databases, C++, R, Autolisp), 3D modelling (Autocad, Rhino3D) and 3D printing. If you would like my help with your project, please contact me. 

Some aspects of this site are business related. Selling my designs and providing spatial, design and 3D printing services is why I established Cartesian Creations. However, my design work is often tightly coupled to my research, and a lot of my designs I make freely available. Therefore many of these pages will contain non-business related, but hopefully interesting information. 

On these pages you will find a few of my designs – some for laboratory and scientific field equipment, and some designs for things I simply wanted to exist. These pages will also display some 3D reconstruction work, ranging from 3D reconstructions of tiny fossils (<10mm) to much larger pieces.

I don’t consider Cartesian Creations to be just a 3d printing business, a design/ drafting house, or a surveying/spatial business. Instead, Cartesian Creations merges all these together, with the focus on moving ideas and objects from the real world to the digital realm and back again.


Martin Ankor

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