Cover materials specialist Winter & Company has joined forces with Chaos Scans to create a library of over 1,300 scanned cover materials. The digital library offers a wide range of cover material 3D scans available for download and digital prototyping.
Family-owned Swiss cover materials supplier Winter & Company has transformed its portfolio of textile and paper-based cover materials into digital photorealistic 3D scans using technology from Chaos, a leading player in digital visualisation and computer graphics.
Winter & Company offers 1,300 cover materials for the packaging, merchandising and shopping bags sectors. Each material in the range is now presented in photorealistic 3D rendering. These high-precision digital visuals are said to recreate each material’s true surface and response to light, which results in for a quicker prototyping and allow designers, brands and manufacturers quicker design-to-product process.
" The company’s digital collection now includes more than 500 coated papers (matte to gloss), 300 smooth or embossed uncoated papers, 250 imitation leathertextiles , 120 metallic papers, 100 woven book coverings and over 60 flocked papers.