Mathew Schwartz creates X-ray images of flowers using a micro-CT scanner

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Schwartz used a micro-CT scanner to create the images of blooms including miniature orchids, lilies and tulips

X-ray images of flowers by researcher and designer Mathew Schwartz form the identity of this year’s Dezeen Awards.

Schwartz, an assistant professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, used a micro-CT scanner to create the images of blooms including miniature orchids, lilies, and tulips.

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These images, which look similar to X-ray scans, can then be digitally combined to create a 3D model

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The founder and director of several art and sculpture related marketing companies along with their companion websites. Bill West is all about Art, Sculpture. Music, Architecture, Technology and items that move like cars and all motion related cool - all things Spatial. Bill West first became involved in the visual communications industry in 1972. Starting with a Craft store, then moving into commercial and fine arts store and both wholesale and retail as well as publishing our own 300 page catalog. That morphed in as gallery and large custom picture frame operation. Soon after that we ventured into drafting and engineering supply company and large scale photo reprographics services operation with complete large format color lab! Next came a Computer graphics systems integration company. Selling both cad/cam systems and micro-computer design cad systems which integrated AutoCad and 3D visualization programs to the PC. Always a forward thinker, Bill can spot market changes in the making and is good at positioning companies to benefit from that eventuality. A good example of this seeming clairvoyance is the way he jumped on the internet in 1993. By 1995 he had created a respected internet marketing business catering to the visual arts community.